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Page 10 - HAECKEL, Prof. Ernst.— The History of Creation. Translation revised by Professor E. RAY LANKESTER, MA, FRS With Coloured Plates and Genealogical Trees of the various groups of both Plants and Animals. 2 vols. Third Edition. Post Svo, ys The History of the Evolution of Man. With numerous Illustrations. 2 vols. Post Svo, 32*.
Page 321 - Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce to Heaven, yet leave vain man below.
Page 14 - KINGSLEY, Charles, MA— Letters and Memories of his Life Edited by his Wife. With two Steel Engraved Portraits, and Vignettes on Wood. Fourteenth Cabinet Edition. 2 vols. Crown 8vo, 12s. %* Also a People's Edition, in one volume. With Portrait. Crown 8vo, 6s. All Saints' Day, and other Sermons. Edited by the Rev. W. HARRISON. Third Edition. Crown 8vo, 7^. 6rf. True Words for Brave Men. A Book for Soldiers' and Sailors
Page 333 - Fill'd with the face of heaven, which, from afar, Comes down upon the waters ; all its hues, From the rich sunset to the rising star, Their magical variety diffuse : And now they change ; a paler shadow strews Its mantle o'er the mountains ; parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till — 'tis gone — and all is gray.
Page 15 - MARKHAM, Capt. Albert^ Hastings, RN— The Great Frozen Sea : A Personal Narrative of the Voyage of the Alert during the Arctic Expedition of 1875-6.
Page 3 - Some Articles on the Depreciation of Silver, and Topics connected with it. Demy 8vo, 5*.
Page 19 - HDM SPENCE. Genesis. By the Rev. T. WHITELAW, MA With Homilies by the Very Rev. JF MONTGOMERY, DD, Rev. Prof. RA REDFORD, MA, LL.B., Rev. F. HASTINGS, Rev.
Page 27 - XVIII. The Nature of Light. With a General Account of Physical Optics. By Dr. Eugene Lommel. With 188 Illustrations and a Table of Spectra in Chromo-lithography.
Page 314 - All heaven and earth are still — though not in sleep, But breathless, as we grow when feeling most ; And silent, as we stand in thoughts too deep...