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Page 244 - The Early Roman Empire. From the Assassination of Julius Caesar to the Assassination of Domitian. By the Rev. W. WOLFE CAPES, MA With 2 Maps.
Page 250 - I regard the work as a very valuable treatment of the great movements of history during the Middle Ages, and as one destined to be extremely helpful to young students. ' ' BOSTON HERALD :—" Professor Adams admirably presents the leading features of a thousand years of social, political, and religious development in the history of the world. It is valuable from beginning to end.
Page 240 - EPOCHS OF ANCIENT HISTORY, A SERIES OF BOOKS NARRATING THE HISTORY OF GREECE AND ROME, AND OF THEIR KELA TIONS TO OTHER COUNTRIES AT SUCCESSIVE EPOCHS.
Page 244 - It is written with great clearness and simplicity of style, and is as attractive an account as has ever been given in brief of one of the most interesting periods of Roman History.
Page 249 - Admirably adapted to interest school boys, and older heads will find it pleasant reading." — New York Tribune. THE FRENCH REVOLUTION, AND FIRST EMPIRE. By WILLIAM O'CONNOR MORRIS. With Appendix by ANDREW D. WHITE, LL.D., ex-President of Cornell University. ' ' We have long needed a simple compendium of this period, and we have here one which is brief enough to be easily run through with, and yet particular enough to make entertaining reading.