6 edition of Robert Elsmere found in the catalog.
February 28, 2005 by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English
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Some were sold as loss leaders for just 4 cents, and other copies were given away free with every cake of Maine's Balsam Fir Soap, conveying the idea that cleanliness was next to godliness. But nature had been too quick for them. It is better to love your wife than to love God. Honesty of opinion is not even a mitigating circumstance. Robert at last held out his hand with a smile, and he went.
He sits and looks at us in the evening sometimes with eyes that wring one's heart. Out of print for twenty five years, this new edition brings Ward's publishing phenomenon to a new audience. To think of that life, that career, cut short! I pray that I may be found worthy to carry out my pledges to him. They released poor Meyrick, who staggered bleeding into the squire's room. Upon deciding that, with some modification, an effective drama could be constructed upon the motive found in it, I so notified those managers, and at the same time wrote at length to the author requesting her permission to make sure of the material, and offering therefore a liberal royalty.
One soldier falls, another presses forward. The project is, at the moment, rather nebulously conceptualized, but is moving in the direction of reception history. Kind friend, good fellow, go often to Elgood Street. Many cheap US editions were hurriedly produced to cash in on its success. Yes the book is long and at times tedious, but no more so than say a P.
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Was it the haunting memory of that thin figure--the hand clinging to the chair--the white appealing look? I like to see it all; I feel it run through me -- that life belongs to me; it makes my little life larger, it breaks down the narrow walls that shut me in.
It has exhausted all the strength he had left. Ward's final refusal of her permission to dramatize 'Robert Elsmere' I abandoned the work. There is no common ground. They came in one by one, Macdonald first. In addition to this there is a vast and wonderful sympathy. On the one hand, this fast-growing certainty, urging and penetrating through every nerve and fibre of the shaken frame; on the other, the ideal fabric of his efforts and his dreams, the New Jerusalem of a regenerate faith; the poor, the loving, and the simple walking therein!
At last he finds that he has been deceived in a thousand ways, and he also finds that he can invent certain instruments that are far more accurate than his senses -- instruments that add power to his sight, to his hearing and to the sensitiveness of his touch.
Is it possible that women, who have been the Caryatides of the church, who have borne its insults and its burdens, are to be its destroyers?
Reluctantly, he comes to share the ideas of those skeptics who refer to The fairy-tale of Christianity the origins of Christian Mythology. He stood himself on the brink; on the other side were Grey and the squire. What seemed to be a loss, will, in the end, only be a gain. Death here! The dim mingled light showed him her face vaguely--her clasped hands, her eyes.
To put it quite basically perhaps even naivelyI want to know why Victorians liked these books so much: what did they experience when they read them? Elsmere had had a touch of cold, had been confined to bed, and almost speechless. Then he drew her head down to him. Yes the book is long and at times tedious, but no more so than say a P.
It is an attack on orthodox Christianity and a sort of glorification of the heresy of modernism. This earth was the universe. All persons of the older Christian type attribute a special importance to the moment of death.
Catherine caught her look and att. He would rely upon appearances and would record you as insane.During World War I she visited the battlefields in France and wrote three book-length reports on the catastrophic conflict.
II. Mrs Humphry Ward’s reputation was established with the appearance in of her third book–and first full-length novel–Robert Elsmere. This book shows exactly what the love of God will do in the heart of man. This shows what the effect of the creed of Christendom is, when absolutely believed.
In this case it is the woman who is free and the man who is enslaved. In "Robert Elsmere" the man is breaking chains, while the woman prefers the old prison with its ivy-covered walls. Other articles where Robert Elsmere is discussed: Mrs.
Humphry Ward: English novelist whose best-known work, Robert Elsmere, created a sensation in its day by advocating a Christianity based on social concern rather than theology. The book sold a million copies, at a time when that kind of volume was unimaginable. And this was at a time when the reputation of other Victorian writers who we do remember today was at rock atlasbowling.com, Robert Elsmere is very difficult to get hold of in a worthwhile edition.
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