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The Forms of Water in Clouds, Rivers, Ice & Glaciers by John Tyndall
Vista completa - 1873
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Página 5 - SENIOR (NW). Alexis De Tocqueville. Correspondence and Conversations with Nassau W. Senior, from 1833 to 1859. Edited by MCM Simpson. 2 vols. Large post 8vo.
Página 11 - YOUMANS (Eliza A.). An Essay on the Culture of the Observing Powers of Children, especially in connection with the Study of Botany. Edited, with Notes and a Supplement, by Joseph Payne, FCP, Author of " Lectures on the Science and Art of Education,
Página 10 - FIRST BOOK OF BOTANY. Designed to Cultivate the Observing Powers of Children. With 300 Engravings, New and Cheaper Edition. Crown 8vo.
Página 30 - Memoriam." (Dedicated by Permission to the PoetLaureate.) Fcap. 8vo. Cloth, price 2s. The Education of the Human Race. Translated from the German of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Fcap.
Página 6 - The Memoir is followed by a criticism of Hawthorne as a writer ; and the criticism, though we should be inclined to dissent from particular sentiments, is, on the whole, very well written, and exhibits a discriminating enthusiasm for one of the most fascinating of novelists.
Página 22 - Mr. De Vere's versification in his earlier poems is characterised by great sweetness and simplicity. He is master of his instrument, and rarely offends the ear with false notes." — Pall Mall Gazette. "We have but space to commend the varied structure of his verse, the carefulness of his grammar, and his excellent English.
Página 21 - No one after reading the first two poems, almost perfect in rhythm and all the graceful reserve of true lyrical strength, can doubt that this book is the result of lengthened thought and assiduous training in poetical form.
Página 14 - The work of Major von Blume in its English dress forms the most valuable addition to our stock of works upon the war...
Página 18 - A pretty little book which fanciful young persons will appreciate, and which will remind its readers of many a legend, and many an imaginary virtue attached to the gems they are so fond of wearing.'' — Post. "A series of pretty tales which are half fantastic, half natural, and pleasantly quaint, as befits stories intended for the young.