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Page 15 - Sermons are far above the average of such compositions, and in many parts they are remarkable for the originality of thought which they possess. A devout and reverent spirit, moreover, pervades every sermon." — Observer. "Mr. Erskine's Sermons are thirty-one in number, and they are all interesting.
Page 9 - Captain Semmes' Journals will do much not only to keep alive the fame of the Alabama in our national records, but to enable English men to appreciate the character of her daring commander as a true gentleman and patriot, as well as a skilful and dashing sailor. The tale of the gallant " Alabama " will not easily be forgotten in the memory of Englishmen.
Page 10 - Mr. Herbert is an agreeable, manly writer, and English readers will respond gratefully to the generous sympathy and admiration which he expresses for the inhabitants of the little kingdom.
Page 11 - Velvet Lawn ' is exceedingly well conceived, and the interest never flags. " — Index. "It will find many readers, having attractions for the more thoughtful as well as the mere devourers of sensationalism.
Page 12 - We can commend the book to the careful perusal of those who wish to appreciate something of the future of Australia." — Morning Star. " The conductor of the expedition has earned lasting fame for the sterling qualities which he proved himself to possess. Throughout the toilsome journeys, of which he has given a minute and graphic account, he evinced every qualification which should characterise the leader of such expeditions."— Mominy Post.
Page 69 - ... keep the word of promise to the ear, and break it to the hope" — we have presumed to court the assistance of the friends of the drama to strengthen our infant institution.
Page 10 - The History of the Cotton Famine, FROM THE FALL OF SUMTER TO THE PASSING OF THE PUBLIC WORKS ACT.
Page 13 - It exhibits the honest pains, the desire to please, the unmistakeable labour, which characterise all Mrs. Gatty undertakes for the acceptance of the public." — Press. " This little book has reached its eighth edition on the other side of the Channel, having been adopted by the University Commission of Paris among then- prize books.
Page 2 - RECOLLECTIONS OF GENERAL GARIBALDI; or, TRAVELS FROM ROME TO LUCERNE, comprising a Visit to the Mediterranean Islands of La Madalena and Caprera, and the Home of General Garibaldi. 1 vol. 10s. 6d.
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