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Página 16 - Thiers has enjoyed facilities beyond the reach of every other biographer of Napoleon, for procuring, from exclusive and authentic sources, the choicest materials for his present work. As guardian to the archives of the state, he had access to diplomatic papers and other documents of the highest importance, hitherto known only to a privileged few, and the publication of which cannot fail to produce a great sensation.
Página 13 - ... a shape which will preserve them in the library, and render them the favourite study of those who are interested in the romance of real life. These stories, with all the reality of established fact, read with as much spirit as the tales of Boccacio, and are as full of strange matter for reflection and amazement.
Página 280 - Third, intituled an Act for granting certain duties in the British Colonies and Plantations in America, for continuing, amending and making perpetual an Act passed in the sixth year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the...
Página 294 - Alderaey, or Sark, when imported from such islands into the British Possessions in America or the Mauritius, shall be admitted to entry upon payment of the same duties as are payable upon the like goods the produce or manufacture of the United Kingdom or of any of the said Possessions...
Página 9 - The reader is informed without being wearied, and alternately enlivened by some spirited description, or touched by some pathetic or tender episode. We cordially commend Mrs. Everett Green's production to general attention ; it is (necessarily) as useful as history, and fully as entertaining as romance.
Página 138 - Decision of the commissioners under the sixth article of the treaty of Ghent, done at Utica, in the State of New York, 18th June, 1822.
Página 17 - A work abounding in the romance of real life." — Messenger. " A book of marvellous revelations, establishing beyond all doubt the perfect innocence of the beautiful, highly-gifted, and inhumanly-treated Sophia Dorothea.