Reprint of the 1940 ed. published by Chatto & Windus, London. Includes bibliographical references. Address at the presentation to Aberdeen Grammar School of a statue of Lord Byron, 1923.--Preface to a collection of ancient Chinese parables, 1924.--Scott and Carlyle (the substance of an address to the Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club, 1927)--A note upon the "Samson Agonistes" of John Milton and "Samson of Heilige Wraeck" by Joost van den Vondel, 1930.--Carlyle and Hitler (the Adamson lecture in the University of Manchester, 1930)--Robert Henryson (an address to the Scottish P.E.N. Club, at a Henryson dinner, 1933)--Lang, Lockhart, and biography (the Andrew Lang lecture in the University of St. Andrews, 1933)--Two Dutch poets (the Taylorian lecture in the University of Oxford, 1936)--The university and a liberal education (the rectorial address to the University of Edinburgh, 1937)--A review of "Pastoral poetry and pastoral drama," by Walter W. Greg, 1908.--Bacon's poem, "The world:" its date and relation to certain other poems, 1911.--A review of "The letters of Dorothy Osborne to William Temple," edited by G. C. Moore Smith, 1929.--A review of "La jeunesse de Swinburne," by Georges Lafourcade, 1930.--A review of "The later Wordsworth," by Edith C. Batho, 1934.
- LCC: PR99
- Dewey Decimal: 820/.9
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: x, 274 p. ; 23 cm.
- Edition Info: lib. bdg. :$20.00
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