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A THOUSAND HOURS OF ENTERTAINMENT
BY JOHN L. STODDARD
CHICAGO AND BOSTON
GEO. L. SHUMAN & CO.
PN 6013 sn V. 5
GEORGE ELIOT (Marian Evans), an eminent English novelist. Born at
In these novels, the development of character is the author's main pur-
for exact observation of contemporary life, and for fullness of knowledge in historical work, no other novelist has surpassed George Eliot.
THE CHOIR INVISIBLE
O MAY I join the choir invisible
So to live is heaven:
Rebellious flesh that would not be subdued,
This is life to come,
WAITING BY THE RIVER
ABOUT the time when the two Compagnacci went on their errand, there was another man who, on the opposite side of the Arno, was also going out into the chill gray twilight. His errand, apparently, could have no relation to theirs; he was: making his way to the brink of the river at a spot which, though within the city walls, was overlooked by no dwellings, and which