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Page 438 - Correspondence, &c., each number comprises Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Officers of all branches of service, Reviews of New Publications, either immediately relating to the Army or Navy, or involving subjects of utility or interest to the members of either, Full Reports of Trials by Courts Martial, Distribution of the Army and Navy, General Orders, Circulars, Promotions, Appointments, Births, Marriages, Obituary, &c., with all the Naval and Military Intelligence of the Month.
Page 432 - Southey still in petticoats. Her Diary is written in her earliest and best manner ; in true woman's English, clear, natural, and lively. It ought to be consulted by every person who wishes to be well acquainted with the history of our literature and our manners. The account which she gives of the king's illness will, we think, be more valued by the historians of a future age than any equal portions of Pepys' or Evelyn's Diaries." — Edinburgh Review. " This publication will take its place in the...
Page 432 - Madame D'Arblay lived to be a classic. Time set on her fame, before she went hence, that seal which is seldom set except on the fame of the departed. All those whom we have been accustomed to revere as intellectual patriarchs seemed children when compared with her ; for Burke had sat up all night to read her writings, and Johnson had pronounced her superior to Fielding, when Rogers was still a schoolboy, and Southey still in petticoats.
Page 427 - 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 428 - HISTORY OF THE LANDED GENTRY: A GENEALOGICAL AND HERALDIC DICTIONARY OF THE 'WHOLE OF THE LANDED GENTRY, OR UNTITLED ARISTOCRACY, OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND. By JOHN BURKE, Esq., Author of " The Peerage and Baronetage," &c., and JOHN BERNARD BURKE, Esq., of the Middle Temple, Bamster-at-Idtw.
Page 440 - One of the most interesting narratives of voyaging that it has fallen to our lot to notice, and which must always occupy a distinguished space in the history of scientific navigation.
Page 447 - EDUCATION. A DICTIONARY OF THE PECULIARITIES OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE; Being a Collection of French Expressions similar in Sound, but differing in Signification ; illustrated by Numerous Anecdotes, Jeux de Mots, &c., particularly designed for those who are desirous of acquiring the Language of Social Intercourse, and forming a necessary Supplement to all other French Dictionaries.
Page 433 - MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF THE LATE DR. PARR ; With Biographical Notices, and Anecdotes of many of his Friends, Pupils, and Contemporaries. BY THE REV. W. FIELD. Two Vols. 8vo., with Portraits, 28*. " By far the best and most useful memoir of this eminent divine.
Page 428 - The most complete, the most convenient, and the cheapest work of the kind ever given to the public." — Sun. " The best genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage, and the first authority on all questions affecting the aristocracy.
Page 438 - Events connected with those memorable conflicts ; drawn up from the first authority, and dedicated to the Duke. BY WILLIAM MUDFORD, ESQ. Illustrated by numerous public and private Official Documents, and other Papers, hitherto unpublished, communicated by Officers of the highest distinction.