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Page 275 - Will," &c. With Three full-page Woodcuts. Crown 8vo Cloth boards I 6 CONQUERING AND TO CONQUER ; A STORY OF ROME IN THE DAYS OF ST. JEROME. By the author of "The SchonbergCotta Family,
Page 274 - ANCIENT HISTORY FROM THE MONUMENTS. This Series of Books is chiefly intended to illustrate the Sacred Scriptures by the results of recent Monumental Researches in the East. Fcap. 8vo, cloth boards, 2s. each. Assyria, -from the Earliest Times to the Fall of Nineveh. By the late GEORGE SMITH, Esq., of the British 'Museum.
Page 276 - Saint Hilary of Poitiers, and Saint Martin of Tours. By the Rev. J. GIBSON CAZENOVE, DD Saint Jerome.
Page 43 - WHILST the pious king Bertric was reigning over the western parts of the English, and the innocent people spread through their plains were enjoying themselves in tranquillity and yoking their oxen to the plough, suddenly there arrived on the coast a fleet of Danes, not large, but of three ships only : this was their first arrival. When this...
Page 279 - LAND of ISRAEL, The, a Journal of Travel in Palestine. Undertaken with special reference to its Physical Character. With Maps and numerous Illustrations. By the Rev. HB TRISTRAM, MA, FLS Second Edition 21 0 LIKE and UNLIKE.
Page 275 - Three Martyrs of the Nineteenth Century. Studies from the Lives of Livingstone, Gordon, and Patteson.
Page 275 - Martyrs and Saints of the First Twelve Centuries. Studies from the Lives of the Black-letter Saints of the English Calendar. Crown 8vo.
Page 274 - With Map. St. Paul in Damascus and Arabia. By the Rev. GEORGE RAWLINSON, MA, Canon of Canterbury. With Map. St. Paul at Rome. By the Very Rev. CHARLES MERIVALE, DD, DCL, Dean of Ely With Map. St. Paul in Asia Minor and at the Syrian Antioch, By the Rev. EH PLUMPTRE, DD With Map.
Page 28 - Fitful, like a surge. Of sea-captains young or old, and the mates, and of all intrepid sailors, Of the few, very choice, taciturn, whom fate can never surprise nor death dismay...
Page 21 - British — a sturdy, thrifty, hardworking, law-loving people, fond of good cheer and strong drink, of shrewd, blunt speech, and a stubborn reticence when speech would be useless or foolish; a people clean-living, faithful to friend and kinsman, truthful, hospitable, liking to make a fair show, but not vain or boastful ; a people with perhaps little play of fancy or great range of thought, but cool-thinking, resolute, determined, able to realise the plainer facts of life clearly and even deeply....