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Page 125 - 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 88 - Look upon the rainbow, and praise him that made it; very beautiful it is in the brightness thereof. It compasseth the heaven about with a glorious circle, and the hands of the Most High have bended it.
Page 123 - EVENINGS AT THE MICROSCOPE ; or, Researches among the Minuter Organs and Forms of Animal Life. By P. H. GOSSE, Esq., FRS A new edition, revised and annotated. Post 8vo Cloth boards 4 o FAN'S SILKEN STRING. By ANNETTE LYSTER, author of " Northwind and Sunshine,
Page 124 - CARE OF HEALTH. By the late EA PARKES, MD, FRS FOOD. By ALBERT J. BERNAYS, Professor of Chemistry at St. Thomas's Hospital. WATER, AIR, AND DISINFECTANTS. By W. NOEL HARTLEY, Esq., King's College. HEALTH AND OCCUPATION. By BW RICHARDSON, Esq., FRS, MD THE HABITATION IN RELATION TO HEALTH.