The log of my leisure hours, by an old sailor (Google eBook)

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Page 309 - The Silent Hour: Essays, Original and Selected. By the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 308 - Familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language. 3rd and enlarged Edition. "The most extensive dictionary of quotation we have met with." Notes and Queries. Essays by Montaigne. Edited and Annotated by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 305 - Lectures on the English Language." 8vo. cloth extra, 16s. Lectures on the English Language; forming the Introductory Series to the foregoing Work.
Page 308 - We should be glad if any words of ours could help to bespeak a large circulation for this handsome attractive book." Illustrated Times. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia. Written by Sir PHILIP SIDNEY. Edited, with Notes. by the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 307 - Finds comfort in himself and in his cause ; And, while the mortal mist is gathering, draws His breath in confidence of Heaven's applause : This is the happy warrior ; this is he That every man in arms should wish to be.
Page 311 - Gouff'e. The Royal Cookery Book. By JULES GOUFFE ; translated and adapted for English use by ALPHONSE GOUFFE, Head Pastrycook to her Majesty the Queen. Illustrated with large plates printed in colours. 161 Woodcuts, 8vo, cloth extra, gilt edges, 2/. 2s. Domestic Edition, half-bound, los. 6d. " By far the ablest and most complete work on cookery that has ever been submitted to the gastronomical world.
Page 303 - Containing as many as 74,000 references, under subjects, so as to ensure immediate reference to the books on the subject required, each giving title, price, publisher, and date. Two valuable Appendices are also...
Page 307 - ... in their glistening armour, but in their every-day attire, are brought nearer to us, become intelligible to us, and teach us lessons of humanity which we can learn from men only, and not from saints and heroes. Here lies the real value of real history. It widens our minds and our hearts, and gives us that...
Page 305 - The volumes before us show a vast amount of diligence ; but with Webster it is diligence in combination with fancifulness, with Worcester in combination with good sense and judgment. Worcester's is the soberer and safer...
Page 309 - There is not a single thought in the volume that does not contribute in some measure to the formation of a true gentleman.

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