Adela Cathcart, Volum 3

Hurst and Blackett, 1864 - 423 sider

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Side 363 - TRAVELS ON HORSEBACK IN MANTCHU TARTARY: being a Summer's Ride beyond the Great Wall of China. By GEORGE FLEMING, Military Train. 1 vol. royal 8vo, with Map and 50 Illustrations. " Mr. Fleming's narrative is a most charming one. He has an untrodden region to tell of, and he photographs it and its people and their ways. Life-like descriptions are interspersed with personal anecdotes, local legends, and stories of adventure, some of them revealing no common artistic power.
Side 361 - The Duke of Manchester has done a welcome service to the lover of gossip and secret history by publishing these family papers. Persons who like to see greatness without the plumes...
Side 361 - ... to the historical inquirer, as well as for the lively, picturesque, and piquant sketches of Court and Society, which render his work powerfully attractive to the general reader. The work contains varied information relating to secret Court intrigues, numerous narratives of an exciting nature, and valuable materials for authentic history. Scarcely any personage whose name figured before the world during the long period embraced by the volumes is passed over in silence.
Side 364 - THE LAST DECADE OF A GLORIOUS REIGN; completing "THE HISTORY OF HENRY IV., King of France and Navarre," from Original and Authentic Sources. By MW FREER. 2 vols., with Portraits. 21s. "The best and most comprehensive work on the reign of Henry IV. available to English readers.
Side 67 - And there on her nest, where he left her, alone Sat his little wife on her little eggs, Keeping them warm with wings and legs. Did I say alone? Ah, no such thing ! Full in her face was shining the king. "Welcome, Sir Lark! You look tired," said he; "Up is not always the best way to me. / While you have been singing so high and away; I 've been shining to your little wife all day.
Side 362 - THE LIFE OF JOSIAH WEDGWOOD ; From his Private Correspondence and Family Papers, in the possession of JOSEPH MAYER, Esq., FSA, FRANCIS WEDGWOOD, Esq., C. DARWIN, Esq., MA, FRS, Miss WEDGWOOD, and other Original Sources. With an Introductory Sketch of the Art of Pottery in England. By ELIZA METLYARD.
Side 362 - MISERABLES. By VICTOR HUGO. AUTHORISED COPYRIGHT ENGLISH TRANSLATION. "The merits of *Les Miserables' do not merely consist in the conception of it as a whole; it abounds, page after page, with details of unequalled beauty.
Side 364 - This book is written in a lively, agreeable, natural style, and we cordially recommend it as containing a fund of varied information connected with the Far East, not to be found recorded in so agreeable a manner in any other volume with which we are acquainted." — Prets. 13, GRKAT MARLBOROUGH STREET. MESSRS. HURST AND BLACKETT'S NEW WORKS— Continued. THE WANDERER IN WESTERN FRANCE. By GT LOWTH, Ksq., Author of
Side 66 - Sir Lark stopped singing, quite vexed and cowed ; But he flew up higher, and thought, "Anon The wrath of the king will be over and gone ; And his crown, shining out of its cloudy fold, Will change my brown feathers to a glory of gold.

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