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Page 340 - It ends with musical melancholy, a strain of exquisitely simple beauty, referring to the judicial slaying of one of England's worthiest sons. There are some fine portraits ably limned herein. There are family pictures so graphically described that they possess the mind for ever."— Church and State Gazette.
Page 340 - Unquestionably the production of an able hand, and a refined mind. We recommend it to all who love pure, healthy, literary fare."— Church and State Gazette, " This quaint narrative, presented in ancient binding, and in the type of bygone days, is a most acceptable addition to the literature of the times."— Sell's Messenger.
Page 340 - Clever and agreeable reading. . . . We can give the book unqualified praise for the pleasant, and tolerably accurate, pictures which it affords of the domestic manners of the period; and the characters of some of the personages represented are drawn with distinctness, and with the features of nature.
Page 40 - Adonibexek had threefcore and ten Kings, having their Thumbs and great Toes cut off, that gathered their Meat under his Table.
Page 340 - Edition, in post 8vo, price 7s. 6d. antique, YE MAIDEN AND MARRIED LIFE OF MARY POWELL, AFTERWARDS MISTRESS MILTON. "This is a charming little book; and whether we regard its...
Page 26 - opens! ' I have always preferred Cheer" fulnefs to Mirth. The latter I confider " as an AcT:, the former as a Habit of the "Mind.
Page 340 - The volume is full of incident and character, and exceedingly delightful in its happy sketching and freshness of feeling. It is by far the best work of the small and novel class to which it belongs, a mixture of truth and fiction in a form which belongs to the fictitious more than...
Page 337 - Second Edition, price 7s. 6d. post 8vo. cloth, THE PROVOCATIONS OF MADAME PALISSY. With COLOURED FRONTISPIECE by WARREN. "One of the most graceful of stories gracefully told; something to touch the heart, to call up a quiet smile, and to summon a tear even into manly eyes. We do not remember ever having met with a book at once so natural, so clever, and so emphatically