The Best Of The World's Classics (Restricted To Prose) Volume VI - Great Britain And Ireland IV: 1801-1909 [NOOK Book]


Table of ContentsJohn Henry Newman-(Born in 1801, died in 1890.) I: The Beginnings of Tractarianism. (From the "Apologia pro Vita Sua")
II: On His Submission to the ...
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The Best Of The World's Classics (Restricted To Prose) Volume VI - Great Britain And Ireland IV: 1801-1909

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Table of ContentsJohn Henry Newman-(Born in 1801, died in 1890.) I: The Beginnings of Tractarianism. (From the "Apologia pro Vita Sua")
II: On His Submission to the Catholic Church. (From the "Apologia")
III: Of Athens as a True University. (From Volume III of the "Historical Sketches")
Edward Bulwer Lytton-(Born in 1803, died in 1873.)
The Descent of Vesuvius on Pompeii. (From "The Last Days of Pompeii")

Lord Beaconsfield-(Born in 1804, died in 1881.)
Jerusalem by Moonlight. (From "Tancred")

Charles Merivale-(Born in 1808, died in 1893.)
The Personality of Augustus Cæsar. (From the "History of the Romans Under the Empire")

Alexander W. Kinglake-(Born in 1809, died in 1891.)
I: On Mocking at the Sphinx. (From "Eothen")
II: The Beginnings of the Crimean War. (From "The Invasion of the Crimea")

Charles Darwin-(Born in 1809, died in 1882.)
I: On Variations in Mammals, Birds and Fishes. (From "The Origin of Species")
II: The Genesis of a Great Book. (From the "Autobiography," printed in Volume I of the "Life and Letters")

John Brown-(Born in 1810, died in 1882.)
Rab and the Game Chicken. (From "Rab and His Friends")

William M. Thackeray-(Born in 1811, died in 1863.)
I: The Imperturbable Marlborough. (From "The History of Henry Esmond")
II: At the Ball Before the Battle of Waterloo. (From "Vanity Fair")
III: The Death of Colonel Newcome. (From "The Newcomes")
IV: London in the Time of the First George. (From the "Four Georges")

Charles Dickens-(Born in 1812, died in 1870.)
I: Sidney Carton's Death. (The conclusion of "A Tale of Two Cities")
II: Bob Sawyer's Party. (From Chapter XXXI of "The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club")
III: Dick Swiveller and the Marchioness. (From Chapters LVII and LVIII of "The Old Curiosity Shop")
IV: A Happy Return of the Day. (From Book III, Chapter IV, of "Our Mutual Friend")

Charlotte Bronte-(Born in 1816, died in 1855.)
Of the Author of "Vanity Fair." (Preface to the second edition of "Jane Eyre")

James Anthony Froude-(Born in 1818, died in 1894.)
I: Of History as a Science. (From "Short Studies on Great Subjects")
II: The Character of Henry VIII. (From the "History of England")
III: Cæsar's Mission. (From the concluding chapter of "Cæsar-A Sketch")

John Ruskin-(Born in 1819, died in 1900.)
I: Of the History and Sovereignty of Venice. (From Chapter I of "The Stones of Venice")
II: St. Mark's at Venice. (From Vol. II of "The Stones of Venice")
III: Of Water. (From Vol. II, Section V, of "Modern Painters")

George Eliot-(Born in 1819, died in 1880.)
At the Hall Farm. (From "Adam Bede")

Herbert Spencer-(Born in 1820, died in 1904.)
I: The Origin of Professional Occupations. (From Volume III of "The Principles of Sociology")
II: Self-Dependence and Paternalism. (From the "Essays, Moral, Political and Esthetic")
III: The Ornamental and the Useful in Education. (From "Education, Intellectual, Moral and Physical")
IV: Reminiscences of His Boyhood. (From Part I, Chapter II, of the "Autobiography")
V: A Tribute to E. L. Youmans. (From Part VII of the "Autobiography")
VI: Why He Never Married. (From Part XII of the "Autobiography")
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  • ISBN-13: 9781605012728
  • Publisher: MobileReference
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Mobi Classics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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