BY WILMON BREWER
The Cornhill Publishing Company, Boston, Mass.
The task is now accomplished once for all. -- The New York Herald.
Thorough and with consistent fairness, leaving no room for doubt or controversy. An important contribution to the study of English literature. -- The Boston Herald.
A very scholarly and at the same time very delightful book. An important work, presenting an immense amount of careful and discriminating research. A picture of Scott's life and mental processes together with a thorough review of Scott's work in prose and poetry. An exceedingly useful appendix traces the influence of other authors than Shakespeare. --The Christian Endeavor World.
A most interesting as well as important volume. -- The Atlanta Constitution.
Shows beyond doubt that the Shakespearean influence pervaded not only Scott's work but also his life. -- The San Francisco Argonaut.
The work of one who loves his subject, who literally lives it. Values weighed with keen appreciation of their significance. A stupendous achievement. In prose fluent and scholarly. An important contribution to the history of European literature. -- The Rochester Democratic Chronicle.