Essays in Miniature


ESSAYS IN MINIATURE


BY

AGNES REPPLIER


New York

CHARLES L. WEBSTER & CO.

1892


Copyright, 1892,

CHARLES L. WEBSTER & CO.

(All rights reserved.)


PRESS OF

Jenkins & McCowan,

NEW YORK.


CONTENTS

 

 
  PAGE
Our Friends, The Books 11
Trials of a Publisher 28
The Oppression of Notes 45
Conversation in Novels 59
A Short Defence of Villains 70
A By-Way in Fiction 87
Comedy of the Custom House 104
Mr. Wilde's Intentions 121
Humors of Gastronomy 129
Children in Fiction 144
Three Famous Old Maids 157
The Charm of the Familiar 171
Old World Pets 182
Battle of the Babies 195
The Novel of Incident 207