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Página 10 - FIRST BOOK OF BOTANY. Designed to Cultivate the Observing Powers of Children. With 300 Engravings, New and Cheaper Edition. Crown 8vo.
Página 21 - Crown 8vo. 3-f. 6d. *'The author of these verses has written a very touching story of the human heart in the story he tells with such pathos and power, of an affection cherished so long and so secretly. . . . It is not the least merit of these pages that they are everywhere illumined with moral and religious sentiment suggested, not paraded, of the brightest, purest character."— Standard.
Página 223 - Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: He goeth on to meet the armed men.
Página 11 - Second edition. Large crown 8vo. Cloth, price 7*. 6d, SMITH (Edward), MD, LL.B., FRS Health and Disease, as Influenced by the Daily, Seasonal, and other Cyclical Changes in the Human System. A New Edition.
Página 9 - A charming little volume, written with singular felicity of style and illustration. " — Times. "A very pleasant little book, which is always, whether it deal in paradox or earnest, cheerful, genial, scholarly." — Spectator. "The bold and striking character of the whole conception is entitled to the warmest admiration.
Página 17 - A MEMOIR OF THE INDIAN SURVEYS. By CLEMENT R. MARKHAM. Printed by order of Her Majesty's Secretary of State for India in Council. Imperial 8vo, io?.
Página 29 - Mr. Drew has invented a new method of illustrating Scripture history — from observation of the countries. Instead of narrating his travels and referring from time to time to the facts of sacred history belonging to the different countries, he writes an outline history of the Hebrew nation from Abraham downwards, with special reference to the various points in which the geography illustrates the history. The advantages of this plan are obvious. Mr. Drew thus gives us not a mere imitation of ' Sinai...
Página 5 - 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.
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Página 10 - This study, according to her just notions on the subject, is to be fundamentally based on the exercise of the pupil's own powers of observation. He is to see and examine the properties of plants and flowers at first hand, not merely to be informed of what others have seen and examined."— Pall Mall Gazette, THE GENIUS OF CHRISTIANITY UNVEILED.