This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887. Excerpt: ... Jan. I, 1887, The Living Age entered upon its 172(1 Volume, having met with continuous commendation and success. A WEEKLY MAGAZINE, It gives more than Three and a Quarter Thousand double-column octavo pages of reading matter yearly. It presents in an inexpensive form, considering its great amount of matter, with freshness, owing to its weekly issue, and with a completeness nowhere else attempted, The Best Essays, Reviews, Criticisms, Serial and Short Stories, Sketches of Travel tint I Discovery, Poetry, Scientific, Biographical, Historical, and Political Information, from tht entire body of Foreign Periodical Literature. It is therefore invaluable to every American reader, as the only satisfactorily fresh and COMPLETE compilation of an indispensable current literature,--indispensable because--it embraces the productions of the ABLEST LIVING WRITERS in branches of Literature, Science, Politics, and Art. "To have the Living Age is to hold the keys of the entire world of thought, of scientific investigation, psychological research, critical note, of poetry and romance. It has never been so bright, so comprehensive, so diversified in interest, as it is to-day."--Boston Traveller. "It is one of the publications that intelligent people regard as practically indispensable. From its pages, one learns what the world is thinking about.. It is an education in itself, as well as an entertainment."--Hartford Courant. "It contains nearly all the good literature of the time... There is nothing noteworthy in science, art, literature, biography, philosophy, or religion, that cannot be found in it.. It is a library in itself."--The Churchman, New York. "It may be truthfully and cordially said that it never offers a dry or valueless page." New York Tribune. "Nearly the who...
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