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Page 343 - 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 137 - By bold ambition led, and bolder thirst Of gold. For then from ancient gloom emerged The rising world of trade : the genius, then, Of navigation, that, in hopeless sloth, Had slumbered on the vast Atlantic deep, For idle ages, starting, heard at last The Lusitanian prince ; who, Heaven-inspired, To love of useful glory roused mankind, And in unbounded commerce mixed the world.
Page 343 - GREECE. Prof. Jas. A. Harrison. ROME. Arthur Oilman. THE JEWS. Prof. James K. Hosmer. CHALDEA. ZA Ragozin. GERMANY. S. Baring-Gould. NORWAY. Hjalmar H. Boyesen. SPAIN. Rev. EE and Susan Hale. HUNGARY. Prof. A. Vambery. CARTHAGE. Prof. Alfred J. Church. THE SARACENS. Arthur Gilman. THE MOORS IN SPAIN. Stanley Lane-Poole. THE NORMANS. Sarah Orne Jewett. PERSIA. SGW Benjamin. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. Geo. Rawlinson. ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE.
Page 339 - A SERIES of biographical studies of the lives and work of a number of representative historical characters about whom have gathered the great traditions of the Nations to which they belonged, and who have been accepted, in many instances, as types of the several National ideals. With the life of each typical character will be presented a picture of the National conditions surrounding him during his career. The narratives are the work of writers who are recognized authorities on their several subjects,...
Page 39 - Behold, God is great, and we know him not, neither can the number of his years be searched out.
Page 340 - BISMARCK. By JW Headlam. ALEXANDER THE GREAT. By Benjamin I. Wheeler. CHARLEMAGNE. By HWC Davis. OLIVER CROMWELL. By Charles Firth. RICHELIEU. By James B Perkins. DANIEL O'CONNELL. By Robert Dunlop.
Page 39 - It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers ; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: that bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity.
Page 343 - THE CRUSADES. TS Archer and CL Kingsford. VEDIC INDIA. ZA Ragozin. BOHEMIA. CE Maurice. CANADA. JG Bourinot. THE BALKAN STATES. William Miller. BRITISH RULE IN INDIA. R. W. Frazer. MODERN FRANCE. Andre Le Bon.
Page 342 - ... 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 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...