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Стр. 14 - THE ROMANCE OF THE FORUM; OR, NARRATIVES, SCENES, AND ANECDOTES FROM COURTS OF JUSTICE, SECOND SERIES. BY PETER BURKE, Esa., of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law. 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s. PRINCIPAL CONTENTS :— Lord Crichton's Revenge— The Great Douglas Cause — Lord and Lady Kinnaird — Marie Delorme and Her Husband — The Spectral Treasure — Murders in Inns of Court — Matthieson the Forger — Trials that...
Стр. 2 - 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 a flood of light upon the actual origin, formation, and progress of the republic of the United States."— Naval and Military Oatette.
Стр. 5 - Captain Mackinnon's sketches of America are of a striking character and permanent value. His volumes convey a just impression of the United States, a fair and candid view of their society and institutions, so well written and so entertaining that the effect of their perusal on the public here must be considerable.
Стр. 11 - MAJESTY'S LEGATION. 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s. " Mr. Bonelli's official position gave him great opportunities of observation, of which be has freely availed himself, and he has furnished us with a very interesting and amusing book of travels respecting a country whose political and commercial Importance is becoming every day more obvious.
Стр. 9 - 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. The most valuable portions of the book are those which relate to the scientific and practical observations made in the course of the expedition, and the descriptions of scenery and incidents of arctic travel. From the variety of the materials, and the novelty of the scenes and incidents to which they refer, no less than the interest which attaches...
Стр. 2 - ... 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.
Стр. 18 - 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.
Стр. 2 - They have now increased our obligations by presenting us with this most charming and valuable work, by means of which the great majority of the reading public will be, for the first time, made acquainted with the rich stores of intellectual wealth long garnered in the literature and beautiful romance of Northern Europe. From the famous Edda, whose origin is lost in antiquity, down to the novels of Miss Bremer and Baroness Knorring, the prose and poetic writings of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland...
Стр. 2 - Iceland are here introduced to us in a manner at once singularly comprehensive and concise. It is no dry enumeration of names, but the very marrow and spirit of the various works displayed before us. We have old ballads and fairy tales, always fascinating ; we have scenes from plays, and selections from the poets, with most attractive biographies of great men. The songs and ballads are translated with exquisite poetic beauty." — Sun. RULE AND MISRULE OF THE ENGLISH IN AMERICA. By the Author of...
Стр. 11 - Khartoum, many intelligent illustrations of the relations now subsisting between the Governments of the Sultan and the Pacha, and exceedingly graphic sketches of Cairo, the Pyramids, the Plain of Thebes, the Cataracts, &c.

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