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Page 274 - The most complete, the most convenient, and the cheapest work of the kind ever given to the public." — Sun. " The best genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage, and the first authority on all questions affecting the aristocracy.
Page 277 - A valuable contribution to historical knowledge, to young persons especially. It contains a mass of every kind of historical matter of interest, which industry and research could collect. We have derived much entertainment and instruction from the work."— Athenaum.
Page 273 - I must confess my every thought — must open my whole heart." When we call to mind that the person who formed this resolution, and adhered to it during the most important period of her brilliant career, was one of the most remarkable and justly celebrated women, not merely of her own, but of any time or country — that her family position, no less than her celebrity, commanded for her an intimate intercourse with all who were illustrious in English Literature and Art during their most illustrious...
Page 276 - LINDSAY'S LETTERS ON THE HOLY LAND. FOURTH EDITION, Revised, 1 vol., post 8vo, with Illustrations, 6s. bound. " Lord Lindsay has felt and recorded what he saw with the wisdom of a philosopher, and the faith of an enlightened Christian.
Page 286 - ADVENTURES ON THE COLUMBIA RIVER; Comprising the Narrative of a Residence of Six Years on the Western side of the Rocky Mountains, &c. By ROSS COX, Esq. Cheaper Edition. 2 vols., 8vo, with Plates . . . .12s. MR. BREMNER'S NORWAY, DENMARK, AND SWEDEN. 2 vols., 8vo, with Portraits, bound 12s. A WINTER IN ICELAND AND LAPLAND. By the HON. ARTHUR DILLON.
Page 273 - To have some account of my thoughts, actions, and acquaintance, when the hour arrives when time is more nimble than memory, is the reason which induces me to keep a Journal — a Journal in which I must confess my every thought — must open my whole heart...
Page 273 - I shall confess every thought — shall open my whole heart." When we call to mind that the person who formed this resolution, and adhered to it during the most important period of her brilliant career, was one of the most remarkable and justly celebrated women, not merely of her own, but of any time or...
Page 276 - Vols. 8vo, with Maps, Charts, and upwards of Sixty Illustrations, by Landseer, and other eminent Artists, price U. lls . 6d. bound. , " One of the most interesting: narratives of voyaging that it has fallen to our lot. to notice, and which must always occupy a distinguished space in the history of scientific navigation."— Quarterly Review.
Page 276 - NARRATIVE OF THE TEN YEARS' VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY ROUND THE WORLD, OF HMS ADVENTURE AND BEAGLE, UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTAINS KING AND FITZROY.