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Page 322 - YOUNG STUDENT'S HOLIDAY BOOK: Being Lessons on Architecture, Mechanics, Natural History, Manufacture of Pottery, &c. By WILLIAM MARTIN. Seventh Edition. With numerous Illustrations. Contents — A Chronological Epitome of the History of Architecture in England— Austrian Salt Mines — A Wild Boar Hunt — Bible Lessons — Cleanliness — Coal and Gas — Evening Prayer — History of Macedon — Persia — Lessons on Things — Lessons on the Lord's Prayer — Mechanics — Morning Prayer —...
Page 322 - STORY OF THE PENINSULAR WAR. By the late MARQUIS of LONDONDERRY, Colonel of the Second Regiment of LifeGuards. With continuation by GR GLEIG. With Portraits and Illustrations. This work contains a lucid description of the momentous period between 1789 and 1815. All the Battles are described and notices of the leading Generals inserted.
Page 322 - The Future Condition and Destiny of the Earth — The Telegraphic System of the Universe — The Vast Plans of Jehovah— Scientific Truth, Rightly Applied, is Religious Truth— Synoptical View of the Bearings of Geology upon Religion. 17. DOGS : Their Sagacity, Instinct, and Uses, with Descriptions of their several Varieties. By GEORGE FREDERICK PARDON. Illustrated by HARRISON WEIR. 18. THE HOLIDAY BOOK FOR THE YOUNG : Being Short Readings in History, Geography, Natural History, Theology, Physics,...
Page 323 - Illustrated, 3.?. 6d. cloth, each. 1. THE ADVENTURES OF MR. VERDANT GREEN, an Oxford Freshman. By CUTHBERT BEDE, BA With Hundreds of Illustrations drawn by the Author. One Hundred and Seventh Thousand. Crown 8vo. "A college joke to cure the dumps.
Page 322 - View of the Bearings of Geology upon Religion. 17. DOGS : Their Sagacity, Instinct, and Uses, with Descriptions of their several Varieties. By GEORGE FREDERICK PARDON. Illustrated by HARRISON WEIR. 18. THE HOLIDAY BOOK FOR THE YOUNG : Being Short Readings in History, Geography, Natural History, Theology, Physics, &c. By WILLIAM MARTIN. With numerous illustrations. Seventh Edition. ' ' A work to amnv and instruct, to enlighten the mind and purify the affections.
Page 322 - LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF DR. LIVINGSTONE IN THE INTERIOR OF SOUTH AFRICA; comprising a Description of the Regions which he traversed, an Account of Missionary Pioneers, and Chapters on Cotton Cultivation, Slavery, Wild Animals, &c., &c. By HG ADAMS.
Page 323 - Rogers' Yarn — The Dandy's Dream — The Cobbler of Toledo— The Last Man in Town— The Barber of Avignon— The Ball-Room Conquest — The Czar and the Sultan— The Latest Intelligence — The Haunted Bachelor, and numerous other humorous pieces. 5. MISS BROWN : A Romance ; and other Tales, in Prose and Verse. By RB BROUGH. With numerous Illustrations, from designs by W. McCoNNELL, KENNY MEADOWS, H. HIKE, and T. MACQUOID. Small post 8vo., y.
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Page 28 - June, 1786, this iron box, containing six handkerchiefs, was placed among the roots of an orange tree by me, Balsamo, Count of Cagliostro, to serve in performing an act of magic which will be executed on the same day sixty years hence before Louis Philippe of Orleans and his family.' "'There is, decidedly, witchcraft about this,' the King said, more and more amazed.