Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 136

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William Blackwood, 1884 - England

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Page 398 - We have thoroughly examined these volumes ; but to give a full notice of their varied and valuable contents would occupy a larger space than we can conveniently devote to their discussion ; we therefore, in general terms, commend them to the careful study of every young man who wishes to become a good practical farmer." — Times. The Book of Farm Implements and Machines. By J Slight and R Scott Burn, Engineers. Edited by Henry Stephens, FR8.E., Author of ' The Book of the Farm,
Page 410 - Happy is your grace, That can translate the stubbornness of fortune Into so quiet and so sweet a style.
Page 7 - Professor of Public Law and of the Law of Nature and Nations in the University of Edinburgh.
Page 270 - COCHRAN. A Handy Text-Book of Military Law. Compiled chiefly to assist Officers preparing for Examination ; also for all Officers of the Regular and Auxiliary Forces.
Page 270 - A Manual of Palaeontology, for the Use of Students. With a General Introduction on the Principles of Palaeontology.
Page 552 - The George Eliot Birthday Book. Printed on fine paper, with red border, and handsomely bound in cloth, gilt. Fcap. 8vo, cloth, 3s. 6d. And in French morocco or Russia, 5s. ESSAYS ON SOCIAL SUBJECTS. Originally published in the 'Saturday Review.
Page 417 - It were all one, That I should love a bright particular star, And think to wed it, he is so above me: In his bright radiance and collateral light Must I be comforted, not in his sphere.
Page 398 - History of Polled Aberdeen and Angus Cattle. Giving an Account of the Origin, Improvement, and Characteristics of the Breed. By JAMES MACDONALD and JAMES SINCLAIR. Illustrated with numerous Animal Portraits. Post Svo, 12s. 6d. MACDOUGALL AND DODDS. A Manual of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1894. With Introduction, Explanatory Notes, and Copious Index. By J. PATTEN MACDOUOALL, Legal Secretary to the Lord Advocate, and JM DODDS.
Page 674 - True to the Old Flag: A Tale of the American War of Independence. By GA HENTY. With 12 page Illustrations by GORDON BROWNE.
Page 637 - It was answered, that all great and honourable actions are accompanied with great difficulties and must be both enterprised and overcome with answerable courages.

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