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Page 322 - Rawlinson. THE HANSA TOWNS. Helen Zimmern. EARLY BRITAIN. Prof. Alfred J. Church. THE BARBARY CORSAIRS. Stanley Lane-Poole. RUSSIA. WR Morfill. THE JEWS UNDER ROME. W. D. Morrison. SCOTLAND. John Mackintosh. SWITZERLAND. R. Stead and Mrs. A. Hug. PORTUGAL. H.
Page 321 - ... and to bring them. before the reader as they actually lived, labored, and struggled — as they studied and wrote, and as they amused themselves. In carrying out this plan, the myths, with which the history of all lands begins, will not be overlooked, though these will be carefully distinguished from the actual history, so far as the labors of the accepted historical authorities have resulted in definite conclusions. The subjects of the different volumes...
Page 129 - Which, half in sport, in malice half, She shows at times, with shudder or laugh, Phantom and shadow in photograph ? For still, on many a moonless night, From Kingston Head and from Montauk light The spectre kindles and burns in sight. Now low and dim, now clear and higher, Leaps up the terrible Ghost of Fire, Then, slowly sinking, the flames expire. And the wise Sound skippers, though skies be fine, Keef their sails when they see the sign Of the blazing wreck of the Palatine I 1867. " A fitter tale...
Page 322 - THE HANSA TOWNS. Helen Zimmern. EARLY BRITAIN. Prof. Alfred J. Church. THE BARBARY CORSAIRS. Stanley Lane-Poole. RUSSIA. WR Morfill. THE JEWS UNDER ROME. W. D. Morrison. SCOTLAND. John Mackintosh. SWITZERLAND. R. Stead and Mrs. A. Hug. PORTUGAL. H. Morse-Stephens. THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE.
Page 323 - OLIVER CROMWELL: A HISTORY. Comprising a Narrative of his Life, with Extracts from his Letters and Speeches, and an Account of the Political, Religious, and Military Affairs of England during his Time. By SAMUEL HARDEN CHURCH.
Page 308 - Lord one thousand seven hundred and eight, and in the seventh year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne, by the Grace of God. of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the faith, etc.
Page 300 - This Province has been for some years the Asylum of the distressed Protestants of the Palatinate, and other parts of Germany, and I believe it may with truth be said that the present flourishing condition of it is in a great measure owing to the industry of these People...
Page 322 - ... resulted in definite conclusions. The subjects of the different volumes have been planned to cover connecting and, as far as possible, consecutive epochs or periods, so that the set when completed will present in a comprehensive narrative the chief events in the great STORY OF THE NATIONS ; but it is, of course, not always practicable to issue the several volumes in their chronological order. The " Stories " are printed in good readable type, and in handsome I2mo form.
Page 322 - THE MOORS IN SPAIN. Stanley Lane-Poole. THE NORMANS. Sarah Orne Jewett. PERSIA. SGW Benjamin. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. Geo. Rawlinson. ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE. Prof. JP Mahaffy. ASSYRIA. ZA Ragozin. THE GOTHS. Henry Bradley. IRELAND. Hon. Emily Lawless TURKEY. Stanley Lane-Poole. MEDIA, BABYLON, AND PERSIA. ZA Ragozin.
Page 297 - Do solemnly promise and engage that we will be faithful and bear true allegiance to his present MAJESTY KING GEORGE THE SECOND, and his successors, Kings of Great Britain and will be faithful to the proprietor of this province; and that we will demean ourselves peaceably to all his said Majesty's subjects, and strictly observe and conform to the laws of England and of this Province, to the utmost of our power and the best of our understanding.