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Стр. 278 - The present is altogether a most edifying production, remarkable alike for its racy humour, its sound philosophy, the felicity of its illustrations, and the delicacy of its satire. We promise our readers a great treat from the perusal of these ' Wise Saws and Modern Instances,' which contain a world of practical wisdom, and a treasury of the richest fun.
Стр. 278 - SAM SLICK'S WISE SAWS AND MODERN INSTANCES ; OR, WHAT HE SAID, DID, OR INVENTED. Second Edition. 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s. . ' " We do not fear to predict that these delightful volumes will be the most popular, as beyond doubt, they are the best, of all Judge Haliburton's admirable works. The * Wise Saws and Modern Instances...
Стр. 268 - We conceive this work to be by far the most valuable and important Judge Haliburton has ever written. While teeming with interest, moral and historical, to the general reader, it equally constitutes a philosophical study for the politician and statesman. It will be found to let in a flood of light upon the actual origin, formation, and progress of the republic of the United States."— Naval and Military Gazette.
Стр. 267 - This is a very useful and amusing book. It is a good work, very well done. The authoress is quite equal in power and grace to Miss Strickland. She must have spent great time and labour in collecting the information, which she imparts in an easy and agreeable manner. It is difficult to lay down her book after having once begun it. This is owing partly to the interesting nature of the subject, partly to the skilful manner in which it haa been treated.
Стр. 284 - ... utility or interest to the members of either, full Reports of Trials by Courts Martial, Distribution of the Army and Navy, General Orders, Circulars, Promotions, Appointments, Births, Marriages, Obituary, etc., with all the Naval and Military Intelligence of the month.
Стр. 278 - ... a loftier range, and are so rich in fun and good sense, that to offer an extract as a sample would be an injustice to author and reader. It is one of the pleasantest books we ever | read, and we earnestly recommend it.
Стр. 271 - They are light, animated, and lively, full" of racy sketches, pictures of life, anecdotes of society, visits to remarkable men and famous, places, sporting episodes, &c.f very original and interesting,"— Sunday Times.
Стр. 277 - Standard. EIGHT YEARS IN PALESTINE, SYRIA, AND ASIA MINOR. By FA NEALE, ESQ., LATE ATTACHED TO THE CONSULAR SERVICE IN SYRIA. Second Edition, 2 vols. post 8vo. with Illustrations, 21s. "A very agreeable book. Mr. Neale is evidently quite familiar with the East, and writes in a lively, shrewd, and good-humoured manner. A great deal of information is to be found in his pages.