Letters from Malta and Sicily, addressed to a young naturalist

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Page 124 - Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaketh a barbarian, and he that speaketh shall be a barbarian unto me.
Page 299 - Word from the Greek, Latin, Saxon, German, Teutonic, Dutch, French, Spanish, and other Languages ; with their present Acceptation and Pronunciation. By J. ROWBOTHAM, FRAS Improved Edition. is. 6d.
Page 295 - LANDSEER'S DESIGNS. 16mo. Gilt edges. Price 3s. 6d. ' " A delightful book for children. The birds tell of their habits to a little inquiring boy, who goos peeping into their nests and watching their doings: and a very pleasant way they have of talking, sure to engage the young reader's attention.
Page 301 - ACKWORTH VOCABULARY, or English Spelling-Book ; with the Meaning attached to each Word. Compiled for the use of Ackworth School. New Edition. 18mo. cloth, Is.
Page 295 - A delightful book for children. The birds tell of their habits to a little inquiring boy, who goes peeping into their nests and watching their doings : and a very pleasant way they have of talking, sure to engage the young reader's attention. The designs are pretty, and nicely cut on wood.
Page 293 - These historical narratives are composed on the popular plan of the entertaining and instructive stories of the authoress, relating to England. They will be valuable, especially to the non-classical, as an accurate picture of Greece, its annals, and its great men."— Taifs Mag.
Page 298 - This work contains quite as much information as is requisite for any person who does not intend to make Chemistry a professional or hobby-horsical pursuit. The various information is conveyed in a clear and distinct manner, so that the dullest child can hardly fail to understand what it means. We recommend every father to purchase this work for his children, unless they happen to be particularly stupid.
Page 298 - A very agreeable account of some of the leading facts and principles of Chemistry, not only made plain to the meanest capacity, but attractive, we should imagine, to the most idle youth, and amusing to all."— Spectator.
Page 302 - A pretty little one for very young children, consisting of a number of tales full of interest, yet all tending to improve the morals of the youthful reader. We recommend both these works as presents to all good children.
Page 302 - An old friend with a new face, and an open and a gay one too. The large, clear type invites the young reader to learn the story of the nice little pictures. These verses for children have never been surpassed, scarcely equalled indeed — for the happy union of fancy and precept, the simplicity 'and intelligibility of the ideas and words, and the fluency and conciseness of the Rhyme*. The Miss Taylors are the best nursery lyrists, after all."— Spectator.

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