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BOOKS AND MEN


BY

AGNES REPPLIER Litt. D.


Riverside Press logo 1890.jpg


BOSTON AND NEW YORK

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY

The Riverside Press Cambridge


COPYRIGHT, 1888 AND 1916, BY AGNES REPPLIER

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED


CONTENTS.


  PAGE
Children, Past and Present 1
On the Benefits of Superstition 33
What Children Read 64
The Decay of Sentiment 94
Curiosities of Criticism 125
Some Aspects of Pessimism 157
The Cavalier 191