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Page 4 - It connects, in many instances, the new with the old nobility, and it will in all cases show the cause which has influenced the revival of an extinct dignity in a new creation. It should be particularly noticed, that this new work appertains nearly as much to extant as to extinct persons of distinction; for though dignities pass away, it rarely occurs that whole families do.
Page 8 - D'Arblay lived to be a classic. Time set on her fame, before she went hence, that seal which is seldom set except on the fame of the departed. All those whom we have been accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs seemed children when compared with her ; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had pronounced her superior to Fielding, when Rogers was still a schoolboy, and Southey still in petticoats.
Page 18 - TRAVELS IN PALESTINE; THROUGH THE COUNTRIES OF BASHAN AND GILEAD, EAST OF THE RIVER JORDAN ; INCLUDING A VISIT TO THE CITIES OF GEKAZA AND OAMALA, IN THE DECAPOLIS.
Page 9 - Vols. small 8vo., price 21s. bound. ** One of the most interesting and 'amusing works that has ever issued from the press." — Dublin Packet. ' ' A production admirably adapted for school or family reading ; for, with all the authenticity of history, its pastes possess the charm of romance.
Page 3 - This interesting and well-written work, in which the severe truth of history takes almost the wildness of romance, will constitute a valuable addition to our biographical literature.
Page 4 - Peerage and Baronetage' is the most complete, the most convenient, and the cheapest work of the kind ever offered to the public." — Sun. " Mr. Burke's
Page 13 - Beyond all comparison, the best thing that has been written on Lord Byron — the truest, cleverest, and most pleasing. With all possible delicacy, consideration, and good nature, the true character of Byron is laid open even to its inmost recesses.
Page 16 - 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.
Page 9 - MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF THE LATE DR. PARR ; With Biographical Notices, and Anecdotes of many of his Friends, Pupils, and Contemporaries. BY THE REV. W. FIELD. Two Vols. 8vo., with Portraits, 28s. " By far the best and most useful memoir of this eminent divine.
Page 23 - EDUCATION. A DICTIONARY OF THE PECULIARITIES OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE; Being a Collection of French Expressions similar in Sound, but differing in Signification ; illustrated by Numerous Anecdotes, Jeux de Mots, &c., particularly designed for those who are desirous of acquiring the Language of Social Intercourse, and forming a necessary Supplement to all other French Dictionaries.