Pictures from Sicily

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A. Hall, Virtue, 1853 - Sicily (Italy) - 200 pages
 

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Page 198 - FORTY DAYS IN THE DESERT, ON THE TRACK OF THE ISRAELITES; or, a Journey from Cairo by Wady Feiran to Mount Sinai and Petra. -By WH BARTLETT. Illustrated with Twenty-seven Engravings on Steel, a Map, and numerous Woodcuts. Fifth Edition, superroyal 8vo.
Page 201 - 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.
Page 202 - BALLADS FOR THE TIMES, HOW FIRST COLLECTED. GERALDINE, AMERICAN LYRICS, HACTENUS, A THOUSAND LINES, AND OTHER POEMS, BY MARTIN F. TUPPER, D.Ci. FRS " With smoothness of measure, Mr. Tupper's design is always excellent, and his versification is brought to bear upon things of no transient interest. It is one of the best characteristics of his labours, that he does not write for praise, but for the benefit of his fellow-men — not merely for time, but for eternity.
Page 202 - We are glad to see such tales within the reach of the people. Mechanics' Institutes, and libraries of a popular character, should avail themselves of this edition." — Plymouth Herald. "A tale powerfully told, and with a good moral strongly enforced.
Page 198 - WALKS ABOUT JERUSALEM AND ITS ENVIRONS. By WH BARTLETT. Illustrated by Twenty-four Engravings on Steel, Two Maps, and many Woodcuts. New Edition, super-royal 8vo. cloth, full gilt, 10s. 6d. " We have, at length, in this attractive volume, the desideratum of a complete picturesque guide to the topography of Jerusalem.
Page 209 - COLA MONTI ; or, the Story of a Genius. A Tale for Boys. By the Author of "How to win Love.
Page 211 - This Story of a Child's Life is so full of beauty and meekness, that we can hardly express our sense of its worth in the words of common praise.
Page 210 - Gd. 1. ADELAIDE; or, Massacre of St. Bartholomew. 2. AFFECTIONATE BROTHERS. 3. ALICIA AND HER AUNT; or, Think before you Speak. 4. BARBADOS GIRL. 5. BLIND FARMER AND HIS CHILDREN. 6. CLERGYMAN'S WIDOW and her YOUNG FAMILY. 7. DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, HER FATHER AND FAMILY. 8. ELIZABETH AND HER THREE BEGGAR BOYS.
Page 126 - Twas ever thus. As now at VIRGIL'S tomb We bless the shade and bid the verdure bloom ; So TULLY paused, amid the wrecks of Time, On the rude stone to trace the truth sublime ; When at his feet, in honoured dust disclosed, The immortal Sage of Syracuse reposed.
Page 212 - SPELLING BOOK ; or, Lessons on Facts and Objects. With One Hundred and Thirty Illustrations. Fifth Edition. 12mo. cloth, Is.

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