Humphreys, 1912), and his (London: Nelson, 1908).
Two of his works that might be read with profit are: and .
In my library I have: (1922) in which Strachey deals with Shakespeare, Voltaire, Rousseau, Blake, et al.; (1931) (Congreve, Macaulay, Hume, Gibbon, Carlyle, Froude, Creighton); and his most noted work, (1918) (Cardinal Manning, Florence Nightingale, Dr.
(For samples of Carlyle's writing see his essay, "" and ".")
(Gibbon, Wordsworth, Scott, Arnold, Holmes, Tennyson, Pascal, Browning, Donne, Ruskin, Godwin, Bagehot, Huxley, Froude, etc.) is the compact three volume work of Sir Leslie's which I have on my shelf.
There can be no greater mistake.
Returning to the States, and having suffered from criticism that he ignored America in his travels and writings, Irving made an attempt to satisfy his critics by publishing, in 1832, .
No man has greater reverence for the Bible than Huxley.
Leacock had the gift, as he described it, of "liquefied loquacity" and he strove always to apply to the life he saw around him "the genial corrective of the humorous point of view." As Dr.
No one had more acquaintance with the text of scripture.
During the years 1819-20 Washington Irving wrote, under the pseudonym, Geoffrey Crayon, , a miscellany, which included "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." During the 1820s Irving traveled and wrote extensively about Europe.
On his return, Irving was admitted to the bar.
Lomer, Librarian of McGill University, pointed out in his index of Leacock's writings (Ottawa: National Library of Canada, 1954), Leacock, in his writings, touched upon an astonishing number of topics, including the "pompous politician and the bulky businessman." While Leacock is best remembered for his humorous stories, his best writing, in my view, is to be found in his more serious works, as, for example, (New York: John Lane, 1920) and (London: Bodley Head, 1942).