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Page 55 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, and the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty...
Page 142 - In addition to the immense mass of practical and useful information with which this work abounds, there is a refreshing buoyancy and dash about the style, which makes it as attractive and fascinating as the pages of the renowned Nimrod himself.
Page 137 - The Steps on the Mountains are traced in a loving spirit They are earnest exhortations to the sober and religious-minded to undertake the spiritual and temporal improvement of the condition of the destitute of our lanes and alleys. The moral of the tale is well carried out ; and the bread which was cast upon the waters is found after many days, to the saving and happiness of all therein concerned."— Athenaum.
Page 142 - A work which every owner of a horse will do well to consult." — Morning Herald. " Every man who is about purchasing a horse, whether it be hunter, riding horse, lady's palfrey, or cart horse, will do well to make himself acquainted with the contents of this book.
Page 135 - AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHS. By the MISSES TURNBULL. " It is exceedingly amusing, and marked by energy and power." —Globe. " Twenty-six thousand miles of travel, by two young ladies, in search of the new, the beautiful, and the instructive ! We do not know that a reader could desire more amusing compagnons <fe voyage than these two sprightly, intelligent, well-educated, and observant young Englishwomen.
Page 133 - We have read this novel with a great deal of pleasure ; the dialogue is always spirited and natural. The children talk like children, and the men and women remind us of flesh and blood." — Morning Herald. " The characters and incidents are such as will live in the memory of the reader, while the style and spirit of the book will render it not only pleasant but profitable reading.
Page 143 - When Harry Hieover gives hints to horsemen, he does not mean by that term riders exclusively, but owners, breeders, buyers, sellers, and admirers of horses. To teach such men how to make money is to impart no valueless instruction to a large class of mankind. The advice is frankly given, and if no benefit result, it will not be for the want of good counsel.

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