Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews
Longmans, Green, and Company [Spottiswoode and Company, Printers], 1874 - 411 pages
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Page 350 - But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious.
Page 391 - BIBLE ANIMALS ; being a Description of every Living Creature mentioned in the Scriptures, from the Ape to the Coral.
Page 385 - An Outline of the Necessary Laws of Thought : a Treatise on Pure and Applied Logic.
Page 382 - A STUDENT'S MANUAL of the HISTORY of INDIA, from the Earliest Period to the Present.
Page 388 - Other Worlds than Ours ; The Plurality of Worlds Studied under the Light of Recent Scientific Researches.
Page 392 - A SYSTEM of SURGERY, Theoretical and Practical. In Treatises by Various Authors.
Page 13 - No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make an end.
Page 235 - Who knows but He whose hand the lightning forms, Who heaves old ocean, and who wings the storms, Pours fierce ambition in a Caesar's mind...
Page 386 - A Greek-English Lexicon. Compiled by HG LIDDELL, DD Dean of Christ Church, and R. SCOTT, D,D. Dean of Rochester. Sixth Edition. Crown 4to. price 36s. A Lexicon, Greek and English, abridged for Schools from LIDDELL and SCOTT's Greek-English Lexicon.
Page 1 - He made an administration so checkered and speckled ; he put together a piece of joinery so crossly indented and whimsically dovetailed, a cabinet so variously inlaid, such a piece of diversified mosaic, such a tesselated pavement without cement, — here a bit of black stone, and there a bit of white, patriots and courtiers, king's friends and republicans, whigs and tories, treacherous friends and open enemies, — that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to...