Lost; or, What came of a slip from 'honour bright'. (Google eBook)

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Page 360 - St. Louis and his companions, as described by Joinville, not only 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.
Page 366 - The Publishers' Circular, and General Record of British and Foreign Literature ; giving a transcript of the title-page of every work published in Great Britain, and every work of interest published abroad, with lists of all the publishing houses. Published regularly on the 1st and 15th of every Month, and forwarded post free to all parts of the world on payment of 8s. per annum.
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Page 364 - To all (both men and women) who have neglected to read and study their native literature we would certainly suggest the volume before us as a fitting introduction.
Page 362 - Journal. About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." "It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some happy idea.
Page 360 - ... 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 true knowledge of the world and of human nature in all its phases which but few can gain in the short span of their own life, and in the narrow sphere of their friends and enemies. We can hardly...
Page 362 - About in the World. Essays by the Author of "The Gentle Life." " It is not easy to open it at any page without finding some handy idea." Morning Post. Like unto Christ. A New Translation of the "De Imitatione Christi " usually ascribed to Thomas a Kempis, With a Vignette from an Original Drawing by Sir Thomas Lawrence.
Page 365 - Origin and History of the English Language, and of the early literature it embodies. By the Hon. George P. Marsh, U. 8. Minister at Turin, Author of " Lectures on the English Language.
Page 366 - 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 book, and may be pronounced the best existing English Lexicon.
Page 358 - Bloomfield's Farmer's Boy. Campbell's Pleasures of Hope. Coleridge's Ancient Mariner. Goldsmith's Deserted Village. Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield. Gray's Elegy in a Churchyard. Keat's Eve of St. Agnes. Milton's L' Allegro. Poetry of Nature. Harrison Weir. Rogers' (Sam.) Pleasures of Memory Shakespeare's Songs and Sonnets.

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