A Ride in Egypt, from Sioot to Luxor in 1879: With Notes on the Present State and Ancient History of Nile Valley, and Some Account of the Various Ways of Making the Voyage Out and Home
Macmillan and Company, 1879 - 399 sider
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Side 21 - A BOOK OF GOLDEN DEEDS of All Times and All Countries gathered and narrated anew. By the Author of "The Heir of Redclyffe.
Side 19 - Stephen (CE)— THE SERVICE OF THE POOR; Being an Inquiry into the Reasons for and against the Establishment of Religious Sisterhoods for Charitable Purposes. By CAROLINE EMILIA STEPHEN. Crown 8vo. 6s. 6d. "The ablest advocate of a better line of work in this direction that we have ever seen.
Side 72 - And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in mortar, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour.
Side 21 - To the young, for whom it is especially intended, as a most interesting collection of thrilling tales well told; and to their elders, as a useful handbook of reference, and a pleasant one to take up •when their •wish is to while away a weary half-hour. We have seen no prettier gift-book for a long time."— ATHENAEUM.
Side 21 - THE FAIRY BOOK ; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of
Side 3 - Galileo. — THE PRIVATE LIFE OF GALILEO, compiled principally from his Correspondence and that of his eldest daughter, Sister Maria Celeste, Nun in the Franciscan Convent of S. Matthew in Arcetri. With Portrait. Crown 8vo.
Side 2 - COMPARATIVE POLITICS.— Lectures at the Royal Institution. To which is added the " Unity of History," the Rede Lecture at Cambridge, 1872.
Side 2 - The principal Essays are :—" Ancient Greece and Mediaeval Italy:" "Mr. Gladstone's Homer and the Homeric Ages : " " The Historians of Athens : " " The Athenian Democracy :" "Alexander the Great :" " Greece during the Macedonian Period:" " Mommsen's History of Rome:" "Lucius Cornelius Sulla: