What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
acquaintance adventures afraid ALBANIA anecdotes appeared asked attention Australia Baroness d'Oberkirch better Blough Brahmin Brother Casley character Christian Church Circassia companion Connaught Rangers conversation countenance daughter dear dressed endeavoured English entertaining eyes father favour fear feel felt gentleman George glance hand heart Hecuba hope HURST AND BLACKETT India interest Jack kind ladies Lamoriciere looked LORD GEORGE BENTINCK manner Marie de Medicis Matthews Mayflower Memoirs ment Merton mind Minton Missionary Moncada mother narrative never observed once Packman perhaps person poor post 8vo Rachel Ranson reader religious replied returned River Lea Rodomont Rowland Hill Sainsby Saladdin SAM SLICK Sangam scenes seemed Singleton society soon speak story strange Swartz tell Templeton things thought tion told tone took travels uncle uncle's valuable vols volumes wish writing young youth
Page 347 - ... various celebrated characters of the period, such as Law, the French financier, and Paterson, the founder of the Bank of England. All these varied ingredients are treated with that brilliancy of style and powerful descriptive talent, by which the pen of Eliot Warburton was so eminently distinguished."— John Bull.
Page 344 - ARCTIC MISCELLANIES, A SOUVENIR OF THE LATE POLAR SEARCH. By THE OFFICERS AND SEAMEN OF THE EXPEDITION. DEDICATED BY PERMISSION TO THE LORDS OF THE ADMIRALTY. Second Edition. 1 vol., with numerous Illustrations. 10s. 6d. " 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 332 - 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," &c. Second Edition. 3 large vols. 8vo. with fine Portraits. " A fascinating book. The history of such a woman as the beautiful, impulsive, earnest, and affectionate Marie de...
Page 348 - SLICK." 3 vols. post 8vo. 31s. 6d. " No man has done more than the facetious Judge Haliburton, through the mouth of the Inimitable ' Sam,' to make the old parent country recognize and appreciate her queer transatlantic progeny. His present collection of comic stories and laughable traits is a budget of fun full of rich specimens of American humour."— Globe.
Page 339 - NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD, Comprising A WINTER PASSAGE ACROSS THE ANDES TO CHILI, WITH A VISIT TO THE GOLD REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA AND AUSTRALIA, THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS, JAVA, &c.
Page 348 - The work embraces the most varied topics — political parties, religious eccentricities, the flights of literature, and the absurdities of pretenders to learning, all come in for their share of satire ; while we have specimens of genuine American exaggerations and graphic pictures of social and domestic life as it is. The work will have a wide circulation.
Page 342 - This interesting work contains by far the most complete, the most enlightened, and the most reliable amount of what has been hitherto almost the terra incognita of European Turkey, and supplies the reader with abundance of entertainment as well as instruction.
Page 345 - 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 350 - This beautiful production is every way worthy of Its author's reputation in the very first rank of contemporary writers.*
Page 342 - TRAVELS IN EUROPEAN TURKEY: THROUGH BOSNIA, SERVIA, BULGARIA, MACEDONIA, ROUMELIA, ALBANIA, AND EPIRUS ; WITH A VISIT TO GREECE AND THE IONIAN ISLES, and a HOMEWARD TOUR THROUGH HUNGARY AND THE ScLAVONIAN PROVINCES OF AUSTRIA ON THE LOWER DANUBE. By EDMUND SPENCER, Esa. Author of " Travels in Circassia,