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Pagina 151 - The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland. With a View of the Primary Causes and Movements of the "Thirty Years
Pagina 153 - Novels are sweets. All people with healthy literary appetites love them — almost all women ; — a vast number of clever, hard-headed men. Why, one of the most learned physicians in England said to me only yesterday, ' I have just read So-and-So for the second time ' (naming one of Jones's exquisite fictions).
Pagina 151 - All the essentials of a great writer Mr. Motley eminently possesses. His mind is broad, his industry unwearied. In power of dramatic description no modern historian, except, perhaps, Mr. Carlyle, surpasses him, and in analysis of character he is elaborate and distinct.— West minster Review.
Pagina 125 - I will ransom them from the power of the grave ; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction: Repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.
Pagina 150 - Mrs. Gaskell has done what neither I nor other female writers in France can accomplish she has written novels which excite the deepest interest in men of the world, and yet which every girl will be the better for reading.'— GEORGE SAND.
Pagina 149 - LIFE OF EDWARD IRVING. The Life of Edward Irving, Minister of the National Scotch Church, London. Illustrated by his Journals and Correspondence. By Mrs. OLIPHANT. Portrait. Svo, Cloth, $3 50. RAWLINSON'S MANUAL OF ANCIENT HISTORY. A Manual of Ancient History from the Earliest Times to the Fall of the Western Empire. Comprising the...
Pagina 151 - Mr. Motley's work is an important one, the result of profound research, sincere convictions, sound principles, and manly sentiments; and even those who are most familiar with the history of the period Avill find in it a fresh and vivid addition to their previous knowledge.