British Books in Print, Volum 5

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Whitaker, 1910
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Side 51 - For this is the Great Story of the North, which should be to all 'our race what the Tale of Troy was to the Greeks — to all our race first, and afterwards, when the change of the world has made our race nothing more than a name of what has been — a story too — then should it be to those that come after us no less than the Tale of Troy has been to us.
Side 2 - THE GENESIS OF THE UNITED STATES. A Narrative of the Movement in England, 1605-1616, which resulted in the Plantation of North America by Englishmen, disclosing the Contest, between England and Spain for the Possession of the Soil now occupied by the United States of America; set forth through a series of Historical Manuscripts now first printed, together with a Re-issue of Rare Contemporaneous Tracts, accompanied by Bibliographical Memoranda...
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Side 43 - Edited by Mr. WHD ROUSE, formerly Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, who has added an index of names. 26. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES'S AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST TABLE.
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Side 3 - Daily Review, March 20, 1877. " Of this excellent school series we have before us the ' Public School Elementary French Grammar' — (1) Accidence, and (2) Syntax. Brachet's work is simply beyond comparison with any other of its class ; and its scientific character is not sacrificed in the very judicious adaptation which has made it available for English students. — There is no better elementary French Grammar, whether for boys or for girls.
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