Journal of an English Officer in India

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Hurst and Blackett, 1858 - Всего страниц: 280

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Стр. 8 - Correspondence, etc., each number comprises Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Officers of all branches of service, Reviews of New Publications, either immediately relating to the Army or Navy, or involving subjects of utility or interest to the members of either, full Reports of Trials by Courts Martial, Distribution of the Army and Navy, General Orders, Circulars, Promotions, Appointments, Births, Marriages, Obituary, etc., with all the Naval and Military Intelligence of the month.
Стр. 19 - Halifax, the hero of this most beautiful story, is no ordinary hero, and this his history ie no ordinary book. It is a full-length portrait of a true gentleman, one of nature's own nobility. It is also the history of a home, and a thoroughly English one. The work abounds in incident, and is full of graphic power and true pathos.
Стр. 8 - ... movements and adventures connected with ships and barracks, this periodical is indispensable. It is a repertory of facts and criticisms — narratives of past experience, and fictions that are as good as if they were true — tables and returns — new inventions and new books bearing upon the army and the navy — correspondence crowded with intelligence — and sundry unclaimed matters that lie in close neighbourhood with the professions, and contribute more or less to the stock of general...
Стр. 12 - ARCTIC MISCELLANIES, A SOUVENIR OF THE LATE POLAR SEARCH. By THE OFFICERS AND SEAMEN OF THE EXPEDITION. DEDICATED BY PERMISSION TO THE LORDS OF THE ADMIRALTY. Second Edition. 1 vol., with numerous Illustrations. 10s. 6d. " This volume is not the least interesting or instructive among the records of the late expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, commanded by Captain Austin.
Стр. 1 - MEMOIRS OF THE COURT AND CABINETS OF GEORGE THE THIRD, FROM ORIGINAL FAMILY DOCUMENTS.
Стр. 13 - Ngami was reached by a route that had been deemed impracticable, but which proves to be the shortest and the best. The work contains much scientific and accurate information...
Стр. 17 - Langton," &c., 1 vol. post 8vo. "This work will do good service to Mr. Tupper's literary reputation. It combines with lucidity and acuteness of judgment, freshness of fancy and elegance of sentiment. In its cheerful and instructive pages sound moral principles are forcibly inculcated, and everyday truths acquire an air of novelty, and are rendered peculiarly attractive by being expressed In that epigrammatic language which so largely contributed to the popularity of the author's former work, entitled...
Стр. 17 - We are happy to find that the delightful volume, 'Pen and Pencil Pictures,' has reached a second edition, and that the reception of the younger Thomas Hood, by the public, has been worthy of the name he bears. The work...
Стр. 2 - THE LIVES OF PHILIP HOWARD, EARL OF ARUNDEL, AND OF ANNE DACRES, HIS WIFE. Edited from the Original MSS. By the DUKE OF NORFOLK, EM 1 vol. antique. "These biographies will be read with interest. They throw valuable light on the social habits and the prevalent feelings of the Elizabethan age.
Стр. 8 - Obituary, etc., with all the Naval and Military Intelligence of the month. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS. "This is confessedly one of the ablest and most attractive periodicals of which the British press can boast, presenting a wide field of entertainment to the general as well as professional reader.

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