Uarda: A Romance of Ancient Egypt ...

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D. Appleton and Company, 1894
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Page 335 - The narrative is simple and manly and full of the freedom of forests. . . . This record of his work ought to awaken the interest of the generation growing up, if only by the contrast of his active experience of the resources of Nature and of savage life with the background of culture and the environment of educational advantages that are being rapidly formed for the students of the United States.
Page 333 - Princess of Oman and Zanzibar. Translated from the German. I2mo. Cloth, 75 cents. The author of this amusing autobiography is half-sister to the late Sultan of Zanzibar, who some years ago married a German merchant and settled at Hamburg. "A remarkably interesting little volume. ... As a picture of Oriental court life, and manners and customs in the Orient, by one who is to the manor born, the book is prolific in entertainment and edification.
Page 333 - Times. *' Only a writer who had distinguished himself as a student of Egyptian and Assyrian antiquities could have produced this work, which has none of the features of a...
Page 334 - Shakspere's Sonnets. Edited by EDWARD DOWDEN. With a Frontispiece etched by Leopold Lowenstam, after the Death Mask. English Odes. Selected by EDMUND W. GOSSE. With Frontispiece on India paper by Hamo Thornycroft, ARA Of the Imitation of Christ.
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Page 137 - They were written across a sentence which enjoined feeding the hungry, giving drink to the thirsty, and clothing the naked; with loving-kindness, alike to the great and the humble. A niche by the side of the bed-head was closed with a curtain of purple stuff. In each corner of the room stood a statue; three of them symbolized the triad of Thebes-Anion, Muth, and Chunsu — and the fourth the dead father of the pioneer.
Page 333 - IFE IN ANCIENT EGYPT AND ASSYRIA. By G. MASPERO, late Director of Archaeology in Egypt, and Member of the Institute of France. Translated by ALICE MORTON. With 188 Illustrations. I2mo. Cloth, $1.50. " A lucid sketch, at once popular and learned, of daily life in Egypt in the time ot Rameses II, and of Assyria in that of Assurbanipal.
Page 333 - The book contains a vivid account of the massacres and the bombardment of Alexandria. As throwing light upon the darkened problem of Egypt, this American contribution is both a useful reminder of recent facts and an estimate of present situations." — Philadelphia Public Ledger.
Page 333 - Maspero stands in the front rank, and his learning is so well digested and so admirably subdued to the service of popular exposition, that it nowhere overwhelms and always interests the reader.

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