Life of Prince Talleyrand: Accompanied with a Portrait, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1834
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Page 316 - President, should be appointed to write, print and publish one thousand copies of a work, on the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation; illustrating such work, by all reasonable arguments, as, for instance, the variety and formation of God's creatures in the Animal, Vegetable, and Mineral Kingdoms; the effect of digestion, and, thereby, of conversion; the construction of the hand of man, and an infinite variety of other arguments; as also by discoveries, ancient and modern,...
Page 317 - Astronomy and General Physics, considered with reference to Natural Theology. By the Rev. WILLIAM WHEWELL, MA, FRS, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. IV. The Hand ; its Mechanism and vital Endowments as evincing design.
Page 321 - Ivanhoe pictures of by-gone manners, and all the graceful facility of style and picturesqueness of description of his other charming romances, with a minute fidelity to the facts of history, and a searching scrutiny into their authenticity and relative value, which might put to the blush Mr.
Page 322 - BURNS. -THE PRINCIPLES OF CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY; containing the Doctrines, Duties, Admonitions, and Consolations of the Christian Religion. By JOHN BURNS, MDFRS New Edition.
Page 324 - ATLAS OF ANCIENT GEOGRAPHY, consisting of 21 Colored Maps, with a complete Accentuated Index. By SAMUEL BUTLER, DD, FRS &c. Archdeacon of Derby. By the same Author. GEOGRAPHIA CLASSICA : a Sketch of Ancient Geography, for the Use of Schools. In 8vo. Extract of a Letter from Professor Stuart of Andover. "I have used Butler's Atlas...
Page 323 - We again most strongly recommend this little unpretending volume to the attention of every lover of nature, and more particularly of our country readers. It will induce them, we are sure, to examine more closely than they have been accustomed to do, into the objects of animated nature, and such examination will prove one of the most innocent, and the most satisfactory sources of gratification and amusement. It is a book that ought to find its way into every rural drawing-room in the kingdom, and...
Page 324 - ... the lively and buoyant feelings in the cause of useful and improving study ; while, by its pregnant brevity, it is more likely to stimulate than to supersede more profound and extensive research. If then, as it is avowedly intended for the use of the younger readers of Homer, and, as it is impossible not to discover, with a more particular view to the great school to which the author owes his education, we shall be much mistaken if it does not become as popular as it will be useful in that celebrated...
Page 316 - I. The Adaptation of External Nature to the Moral and Intellectual Constitution of Man, by the Rev. THOMAS CHALMERS, DD, Professor of Divinity in the University of Edinburgh.
Page 324 - Poet of antiquity, but it has likewise the more rare merit of being admirably adapted for its acknowledged purpose. It is written in that fresh and ardent spirit, which, to the congenial mind of youth, will convey instruction in the most effective manner, by awakening the desire of it and by enlisting the lively and buoyant feelings in the cause of useful and improving study ; while, by its pregnant brevity, it is more likely to stimulate than to supersede more profound and extensive research.
Page 316 - V. Animal and Vegetable Physiology, by Peter Mark Roget, MD, Fellow of and Secretary to the Royal Society. VI. Geology and Mineralogy, by the Rev. Wm. Buckland, DD, FRS, Canon of Christ Church, and Professor of Geology in the University of Oxford.

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