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Página 432 - MACKENZIE. Studies in Roman Law. With Comparative Views of the Laws of France, England, and Scotland. By LORD MACKENZIE, one of the Judges of the Court of Session in Scotland.
Página 427 - Atlas,' &c. &c. — There is no work of the kind in this or any other language, known to me, which comes so near my ideal of perfection in a school-book, on the important subject of which it treats. In arrangement, style, selection of matter, clearness, and thorough accuracy of statement, it is without a rival ; and knowing, as I do, the vast amount of labour and research you bestowed on its production. I trust it will be so appreciated as to insure, by an extensive sale, a well-merited reward. G....
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Página 432 - Every step in Scotland is historical ; the shades of the dead arise on every side ; the very rocks breathe. Miss Strickland's talents as a writer, and turn of mind as an individual, in a peculiar manner fit her for painting a historical gallery of the most illustrious or dignified female characters in that land of chivalry and song."— Blaclnvwd's Magatme.