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The Dreamer and the Worker: A Story of the Present Time, Volumen 2
Richard H. Horne
Vista completa - 1851
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Página 305 - The best book of its kind in the English language. The new matter is extremely curious, and occasionally far more characteristic and entertaining than the old. The writer is seen in a clearer light, and the reader is taken into his inmost soul. Pepys' Diary is the ablest picture of the age in which the writer lived, and a work of standard importance in English literature.
Página 306 - We must pronounce Miss Strickland beyond all comparison the most entertaining historian in the English language. She is certainly a woman of powerful and active mind, as well as of scrupulous justice and honesty of purpose."— Morning Post.
Página 306 - This interesting and well-written work, in which the severe truth of history takes almost the wildness of romance, will constitute a valuable addition to our biographical literature.
Página 318 - Independent of its value as an original narrative, and its useful and interesting information, this work is remarkable for the colouring power and play of fancy with which its descriptions are enlivened. Among its greatest and most lasting charms is its reverent and serious spirit.
Página 313 - MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE Of SIR ROBERT MURRAY KEITH, KB, Minister Plenipotentiary at the Courts of Dresden, Copenhagen, and Vienna, from 1769 to 1793; with Biographical Memoirs of Queen Caroline Matilda, Sister of George III.
Página 313 - Portraits, 25s. bound. Sir Robert Murray Keith, it will be recollected, was one of the ablest diplomatists of the last century, and held the post of Ambassador at the Court of Copenhagen, when Caroline Matilda, Queen of Denmark, the unfortunate sister of George III., was involved in the conspiracy of...
Página 314 - NEW PUBLICATIONS. THE HISTORY OF CIVILISATION, AND PUBLIC OPINION. By WA MACKINNON, MP, FRS, &c. Third and Cheaper Edition, 2 vols., 8vo, 21s. bound. " Mr. Mackinnon's valuable ' History of Civilisation' is a vast repertory of knowledge that we could wish to see universally circulated throughout the country, as tending to convey information that is much required, and of which too many are deficient
Página 298 - THE LIFE AND REIGN OF CHARLES I. By I. DISRAELI. A NEW EDITION. REVISED BY THE AUTHOR, AND EDITED BY HIS SON, THE RT. HON. B. DISRAELI, MP 2 vols., 8vo, 28s. bound. " Bv far the most important work on the important age of Charles I. that modern times have produced.
Página 325 - ... spirit of ordinary curiosity will prompt to a desire to trace the origin and progress of those families whose influence pervades the towns and villages of our land. This work furnishes such a mass of authentic information, in regard to all the principal families in the kingdom, as has never before been attempted to be brought together. It relates to the untitled families of rank, as the " Peerage and Baronetage" does to the titled, and forms, in fact, a peerage of the untitled aristocracy.