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Page 4 - OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. PEOM THE TIMES. " These volumes have the fascination of romance united to the integrity of history. The work is written by a lady of considerable learning, indefatigable industry, and careful judgment. All these qualifications for a biographer and an historian she has brought to bear upon the subject of her volumes, and from them has resulted a narrative interesting to all, and more particularly interesting to that portion of the community to whom the more refined researches...
Page 23 - EXPLORATION IN CANADA, &c. 2 vols., post 8vo, with numerous Illustrations, 21s. bound. " Replete with valuable information on Canada for the English settler, the English soldier, and the English Government; with various charms of adventure and description for the desultory reader.
Page 4 - 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 19 - England." 2 vols., post 8vo, with Portrait, &c., 12s. bound. " The best collection of authentic memorials relative to the Queen of Scots that has ever appeared.
Page 4 - We must pronounce Miss Strickland beyond all comparison the most entertaining historian in the English language. She is certainly a woman of powerful and active mind, as well as of scrupulous justice and honesty of purpose.
Page 23 - With six Portraits and Map, 5s. bound. " Every page of this work is fraught with undying interest. We needed such a book as this ; one that could give to the rising generation of soldiers a clear notion of the events which led to the expulsion of the French from the Peninsular.
Page 6 - The best genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage, and the first authority on all questions affecting the aristocracy.
Page 4 - A valuable contribution to historical knowledge. It contains a mass. of every kind of historical matter of interest, which industry and research could collect. We have derived much entertainment and instruction from the work.
Page 12 - While the latter records her impressions and recollections of Hungarian life, we have to thank M. Pulszky for a very able summary of the history of Hungary, from the days of Arpad to the reign of Ferdinand the First, and the reform movement— a history which abounds in interesting incidents and useful lessons for the statesman and the philosophic historian. Madame...
Page 23 - KATE'S BRITISH HOMES AND FOREIGN WANDERINGS. 2 vols., post 8vo, 21s. bound. " Unrivalled as these volumes are, considered as portfolios of aristocratic sketches, they are not less interesting on account of the romantic history with which the sketches are interwoven.