The Dramatic Works of Mary Russell Mitford ...

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Hurst and Blackett, 1854
 

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Стр. 356 - ... interesting discussions on naval and military affairs, and stirring narratives of deeds of arms in all parts of the world. Every information of value and interest to both the Services is culled with the greatest diligence from every available source, and the correspondence of various distinguished officers which enrich its pages is a feature of great attraction. In short, the
Стр. 25 - In one short hour The pretty, harmless boy was slain! I saw The corse, the mangled corse, and then I cried For vengeance! Rouse ye, Romans! Rouse ye, slaves! Have ye brave sons? — Look in the next fierce brawl To see them die! Have ye fair daughters?
Стр. 25 - Look in the next fierce brawl To see them die. Have ye fair daughters ? Look To see them live, torn from your arms, distained, Dishonored ; and, if ye dare call for justice, Be answered by the lash. Yet, this is Rome, That sat on her seven hills, and from her throne Of beauty ruled the world ! Yet, we are Romans. Why, in that elder day, to be a Roman Was greater than a king...
Стр. 24 - Friends, I come not here to talk. Ye know too well The story of our thraldom. We are slaves ! The bright sun rises to his course, and lights A race of slaves ! He sets, and his last beam Falls on a slave...
Стр. 360 - ... facts. Their sayings, their doings, their manners, their costume, will be found faithfully chronicled in this work, which also includes the most interesting of their letters. The hope that the ' Lives of the Queens of England ' might be regarded as a national work, honourable to the female character, and generally useful to society, has encouraged us to the completion of the task.
Стр. 338 - ... by every one. The professional man will find in it the career of one of the most illustrious professors of medicine of our own or of any other age — the student of intellectual science the progress of a truly profound philosopher — and all, the lesson afforded by a good man's life. Abernethy's memory is worthy of a good biographer, and happily it has found one.
Стр. 340 - Literary Gazette. RULE AND MISRULE OF THE ENGLISH IN AMERICA. BY THE AUTHOR OF " SAM SLICK," &o. 2 vols. 21s. " We conceive this work to be by far the most valuable and important Judge Haliburton has ever written. While teeming with interest, moral and historical, to the general reader, it equally constitutes a philosophical study for the politician and statesman. It will be found to let in...
Стр. 346 - This interesting work contains by far the most complete, the most enlightened, and the most reliable amount of what has been hitherto almost the terra incognita of European Turkey, and supplies the reader with abundance of entertainment as well as instruction."—John Bull.
Стр. 364 - For the amazing quantity of personal and family history, admirable arrangement of details, and accuracy of information, this genealogical and heraldic dictionary is without a rival. It is now the standard and acknowledged book of reference upon all questions touching pedigree, and direct or collateral affinity with the titled aristocracy. The lineage of each distinguished houss is deduced through all the various ramifications.
Стр. 343 - NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD, Comprising A WINTER PASSAGE ACROSS THE ANDES TO CHILI, WITH A VISIT TO THE GOLD REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA AND AUSTRALIA, THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS, JAVA, &c.

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