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Page 206 - Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale Fishery; including researches and discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland, made in the Summer of 1822, in the ship Baffin, of Liverpool.
Page 147 - A General Dictionary of Geography, Descriptive, Physical, Statistical, and Historical ; forming a complete Gazetteer of the World. By A. KEITH JOHNSTON, FRSE 8vo. 31s. 6d. M'Culloch's Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of the various Countries, Places, and principal Natural Objects in the World.
Page 213 - Buccleugh-place, the elevated residence of the then Mr. Jeffrey. I proposed that we should set up a Review ; this was acceded to with acclamation. I was appointed Editor, and remained long enough in Edinburgh to edit the first number of the Edinburgh Review. The motto I proposed for the Review was, " Tenui musam meditamur avena." " We cultivate literature upon a little oatmeal.
Page 240 - HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF DISCOVERY ON THE MORE NORTHERN COASTS OF NORTH AMERICA.
Page 58 - I have begun several times many things, and I have often succeeded at last. I shall sit down now ; but the time will come when you will hear me.
Page 128 - Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who lived about the time of Shakspeare...
Page 44 - An Account of the Abipones, an Equestrian People of Paraguay From the Latin of Martin Dobrizhoffer, eighteen years a Missionary in that country.
Page 172 - France he devoted himself to the study of the law, and was called to the bar in 1825. As a lawyer he was almost entirely employed in peerage cases before the House of Lords. He compiled a History of the Battle of Agincourt, a Life of Chaucer, The Dispatches and Letters of Lord Nelson, History of the British Navy, and other equally important works.
Page 150 - the most powerful, the most constant, and the most generous of his enemies.