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An introductory text-book of zoology - Page 239
by Henry Alleyne Nicholson - 1875
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Chips and Chapters: A Book for Amateur and Young Geologists

David Page - Geology - 1869 - 303 pages
...Church, MA, and the Rev. WJ Brodribb, 1LA. " It is difficult to estimate too highly the value of snch a series as this in giving 'English readers ' an insight,...which are so remote and yet to many of us so close." — Saturday Review. " It is impossible to praise too highly the conception and execution of this series...
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Geology for general readers

David Page - 1870
...wide and enduring circulation, and we are quite sure that the y deserve it." — Westminster Review. "It is difficult to estimate too highly the value...which are so remote and yet to many of us so close." — Saturday Review. " We gladly avail ourselves of this opportunity to recommend the other volumes...
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Outlines of natural history for beginners

Henry Alleyne Nicholson - 1873
...Rome." — Belfast Northern Whig. ANCIENT CLASSICS FOB ENGLISH READERS. 13 OPINIONS — continued. " It is difficult to estimate too highly the value of...is in no wise to be looked upon as a rival to the translatiAs which have at no time been brought forth in greater abundance or m greater excellence than...
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A school atlas of physical geography

Alexander Keith Johnston - 1873
...useful series, most of which are executed with discrimination and ability." — Quarierly Ritieu'. " It is difficult to estimate too highly the value of such a series as this in 1riving -English readers- an insight, exact as far as it goes- into those olden times which are so...
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The intermediate geography, physical, industrial, and commercial

Alexander Mackay - 1874
...VARIOUS AUTHORS. EDITED BY REV. W. LUCAS COLLINS, MA Author of ' Etoniana,' ' The Public Schools,' &c. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. "We gladly avail ourselves...be looked upon as a rival to the translations which Tiave at no time been brought forth in greater abundance or in greater excellence than in our own day....
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Economic geology, or Geology in its relations to the arts and manufactures

David Page - 1874
...we may have been accustomed to consider our most essentially modern thoughts and sayings have be«n anticipated by the poets and orators, the philosophers...such a series as this in giving ' English readers ' »n insight, exact as far as it goes, into those olden times which are so remote and yet to many...
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Economic Geology: Or, Geology in Its Relations to the Arts and Manufactures

David Page - Geology, Economic - 1874 - 336 pages
...change in humanity, and whether, substituting the coat for the toga, the park for the Campus Martins, the Houses of Parliament for the Forum, Cicero might...such a series as this in giving ' English readers ' ?i insight, exact as far as it goes, into those olden times which are so remote and yet to many of...
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Characteristics of English Poets from Chaucer to Shirley

William Minto - English poetry - 1874 - 483 pages
...CICERO. By the Editor. PLINY'S LETTERS. By the Rev. Alfred Church, MA, and the Rev. WJ Brodribb, MA " It is difficult to estimate too highly the value of...are so remote and yet to many of us so close."— Saturday Revieu: " It is impossible to praise too highly the conception and execution of this series...
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WISE, WITTY, AND TENDER SAYINGS IN PROSE AND VERSE SELECTED FROM THE WORKS ...

ALEXANDER MAIN - 1875
...VIRGIL. PLINY. TACITUS. HORACE. EURIPIDES. LUCIAN. AESCHYLUS. JUVENAL. PLATO. THE GREEK ANTHOLOGY. " It is difficult to estimate too highly the value of...which are so remote and yet to many of us so close." — Saturday Review. " In the advertising catalogues we sometimes see a book labelled as one ' without...
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Manual of modern geography, mathematical, physical, and political

Alexander Mackay - 1876
...pleasant to scholars as they are valuable to those who know only their mother tongue." Saturday Review. " It is difficult to estimate too highly the value of...which have at no time been brought forth in greater abimdance or in greater excellence than in our own day. Oa the contrary, we should hope that these...
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