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Page 3 - THE LITERATURE AND ROMANCE OF NORTHERN EUROPE: CONSTITUTING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE LITERATURE OF SWEDEN, DENMARK, NORWAY, AND ICELAND, WITH COPIOUS SPECIMENS OF THE MOST CELEBRATED HISTORIES, ROMANCES, POPULAR LEGENDS AND TALES, OLD CHIVALROUS BALLADS, TRAGIC AND COMIC DRAMAS, NATIONAL SONGS, NOVELS, AND SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF THE PRESENT DAY. BY WILLIAM AND MARY HOWITT.
Page 2 - THE LIFE OF MARIE DE MEDICIS, QUEEN OF FRANCE, CONSORT OF HENRY IV., AND REGENT UNDER LOUIS XIII. BY MISS PARDOE, Author of "Louis XIV. and the Court of France, in the 17th Century,
Page 4 - We conceive this work to be by far the most valuable and important Judge Haliburton has ever written. While teeming with interest, moral and historical, to the general reader, it equally constitutes a philosophical study for the politician and statesman. It will be found to let in a flood of light upon the actual origin, formation, and progress of the republic of...
Page 8 - LATE ATTACHED TO THE CONSULAR SERVICE IN SYRIA, Second Edition, 2 vols. with Illustrations, 21s. " A very agreeable book. Mr. Neale is evidently Quite familiar with the East, and writes in a lively, shrewd, and good-humoured manner. A great deal of information is to be found in his pages.
Page 6 - These important volumes appear at an opportune moment, as they describe some of those countries to which public attention is now more particularly directed : Turkey, Greece, Hungary, and Austria. The author has given us a most interesting picture of the Turkish Empire, its weaknesses, and the...
Page 12 - This volume is not the least interesting or instructive among the records of the late expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, commanded by Captain Austin.
Page 4 - We conceive this work to be by far the most valuable and important Judge Haliburton has ever written. The exhaustless fund of humour — quiet, yet rich and racy, and at the same time overflowing with the milk of human kindness — which his writings display on one hand, and the wonderful knowledge of man's character, in all its countless varieties, which they exhibit on the other, have insured for them a high, and honourable, and enduring station in English literature. It would be difficult, if...
Page 3 - This work treats of the whole origin of nature in an intelligent style ; it puts into the hands of every man the means of information on facts the most sublime, and converts...
Page 9 - These volumes offer to the British public a clear and trustworthy statement of the affairs of Canada, and the effects of the immense public works in progress and completed ; with sketches of...