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Page 400 - ... readers. The style of each is simple, and as free as possible from technical expressions. The modes of treatment recommended are generally those most likely to yield good results in the hands of laymen ; and throughout each volume the important fact is kept constantly before the mind of the reader, that the volume he is using is but a poor substitute for personal professional advice, for which it must be discarded whenever there is the opportunity.
Page 396 - Captain Hayes, in the new edition of ' Veterinary Notes,' has added considerably to its value, and rendered the book more useful to those nonprofessional people who may be inclined or compelled to treat their own horses when sick or injured."— Veterinary Journal. " We do not think that horse-owners in general are likely to find a more reliable and useful book for guidance in an emergency.
Page 398 - Indian Horse Notes : an Epitome of useful Information arranged for ready reference on Emergencies. and specially adapted for . Officers and Mofussil Residents. All Technical Terms explained ; .and Simplest Remedies selected. By Major C . Author of
Page 388 - Mr. Kipling's verse is strong, vivid, full of character. . . . Unmistakable genius rings in every line.* — Times. ' The ballads teem with imagination, they palpitate with emotion. We read them with laughter and tears : the metres throb in our pulses, the cunningly ordered words tingle with life; and if this be not poetry, what is ? '—Pall Mall Gazette.
Page 408 - Mr. Barker has supplied us with a very good and readable description accompanied by numerous illustrations drawn by himself. What may be called the business parts of the book are of most value." — Contemporary Review, " Cheery, well-written little book.
Page 409 - Grammar," with illustrations accompanying every rule, in the form of usual phrases and idioms, thus leading the student by easy but rapid gradations to a colloquial attainment of the language.
Page 402 - THE INDIAN COOKERY BOOK. A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK TO THE KITCHEN IN INDIA: ADAPTED TO THE THREE PRESIDENCIES. Containing Original and Approved Recipes in every department of Indian Cookery^ ; Recipes for Summer Beverages and Home-made Liqueurs ; Medicinal and other Recipes ; together with a variety of things worth knowing. BY A THIRTY-FIVE YEARS
Page 341 - The moist powder is now transferred to a sheet of thick paper and the whole quantity poured from it into the percolator. It is then shaken down lightly and allowed to remain in that condition for a period varying from fifteen minutes to several hours, unless otherwise directed; after which the powder is pressed by the aid of a plunger of suitable dimensions, more or less firmly in proportion to the character of the powdered substance and the alcoholic strength of the menstruum; strongly alcoholic...
Page 397 - This is the first occasion on which a practical horseman and a practical horsewoman have collaborated in bringing out a book on riding for ladies. The result is in every way satisfactory, and, no matter how well a lady may ride, she will gain much valuable information from a perusal of