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Page 207 - Comprising Memoirs of Members of the Congress of the United States, together with a History of Internal Improvements from the Foundation of the Government to the Present Time. By HENRY G. WHEELER. With Portraits and Fac-simile Autographs. 8vo, Muslin, $3 00 per Volume. Schmitz's History of Rome, From the Earliest Times to the Death of Commodus, AD 192.
Page 203 - Lives of the Queens of Scotland, and English Princesses connected with the Regal Succession of Great Britain.
Page 205 - ENGLAND. History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Abdication of James II., 1688. By DAVID HUME.
Page 207 - The Girondists! or Personal Memoirs of the Patriots of the French Revolution. Trans, by HT Ryde. Portraits of Robespierre, Madame Roland, and Charlotte Corday. 3 vols.
Page 203 - Muslin, $6 00. History of the United States, continued : From the Adoption of the Federal Constitution to the End of the Sixteenth Congress. By RICHARD HILDRETH, Esq. 3 vols. 8vo, Muslin, $6 00 ; Sheep, $6 75 ; half Calf. $7 50.
Page vi - ... to feed it, while in the latter case, nearly every one will just as certainly look for a stone. Thus the growing up in the right atmosphere, rather than the receiving of the right instruction, is the condition which it is most important to secure, in plans for forming the characters of children. It is in accordance with this philosophy that these stories, though written mainly with a view to their moral influence on the hearts and dispositions of the readers, contain very little formal exhortation...
Page 207 - Muslin. Life and Writings of Washington ; Being his Correspondence, Addresses, Messages, and other Papers, Official and Private, selected and published from the original Manuscripts, with a Life of the Author, and Notes and Illustrations, &c.
Page iv - Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, by HARPER & BROTHERS, In the Clerk's Office for the Southern District of New York.
Page v - The development of the moral sentiments in the human heart, in early life, — and everything in fact which relates to the formation of character, — is determined in a far greater degree by sympathy, and by the influence of example, than by formal precepts and didactic instruction.