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Page xxxi - This boy is in memory put up of the late Fire of London, occasioned by the sin of gluttony, 1666.
Page 247 - Dr. WM. SMITH. With Coloured Maps and Woodcuts. STUDENTS' HISTORY OF ROME. To THE ESTABLISHMENT OP THE EMPIRE.
Page 248 - This work has been drawn up for Middle Forms in Public Schools. Ladies' Colleges, Training Colleges, Assistant and Pupil Teachers, Middle Class and Commercial Schools, and Civil Service Examinations. " It fully sustains the high reputation of Mr. Murray's series of school manuals, and we venture to predict for it a wide popularity. Bearing in mind its high character, it is a model of cheapness."— School Guardian.
Page 246 - STUDENTS' OLD TESTAMENT HISTORY. By PHILIP SMITH. With Maps and Woodcuts. STUDENTS' NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY. By PHILIP SMITH. With Maps and Woodcuts. STUDENTS
Page 245 - Kdition, revised, enlarged, and in great part re-written, so as to incorporate the results of all the most recent discoveries. By Sir A. HENRY LAYARD, GCB With nearly 200 Illustrations. 2 vols.
Page 246 - Mr. Lodge has treated this wide subject in a broad and intelligent spirit. While his pages abound in facts, he has not been content to give a mere crowded summary of events : he presents us with many sound and thoughtful remarks on the tendencies of each of his periods. His grasp is firm and he never loses his way amidst a multitude of details . . . above all, we believe that we are justified.in saying that it is minutelyaccurate.
Page 247 - WH JERVIS. With Coloured Maps and Woodcuts. STUDENTS' ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY. By Canon BEVAN. With Woodcuts. STUDENTS' MODERN GEOGRAPHY. MATHEMATICAL, PHYSICAL, AND DESCRIPTIVE. By Canon BEVAN. With Woodcuts. STUDENTS
Page 245 - CONTENTS. — Purpose and Practice of Fine Art — Ministry of Fine Art to Common Life and to Spiritual Life — Ministry of Colour to Sculpture and Architecture — History of Mosaic, Ancient and Christian— Art and Artists of Glass Painting, Ancient and Mediaeval — Adornment of Sacred Buildings — Art in Archaeology — Builders and Buildings of the Cathedral at Gloucester. THE CRUISE OF THE "MARCHESA" TO KAMSCHATKA AND NEW GUINEA.
Page 248 - ... entire inadequacy of the methods of geographical tuition in those days, and the little importance attached to it in educational circles. I must, however, quote with approbation the words of one master, who said, " I feel strongly the great importance of the subject, not only as a mental discipline, an essential part of a liberal education, but as more especially necessary for Englishmen, many of whom will be called upon in after-life to turn their geographical knowledge to practical and serious...