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Page 22 - MANUAL; Containing a Brief Description of upwards of Two Hundred and Sixty Orchidaceous Plants, together with Notices of their times of Flowering, and most approved Modes of Treatment. By BENJAMIN SAMUEL WILLIAMS. With a Coloured Frontispiece. Second Edition. Post 8vo. cloth. 5s. WILLS — OLD LEAVES GATHERED FROM 'HOUSEHOLD WORDS.
Page 2 - Its green pastures, its waving wheat, its deep and shady and — let us add — dirty lanes, its paths and stiles, its tawny-coloured, well-built rural churches, its avenues of beeches, and frequent Tudor mansions, its constant county hunt, its social graces, and the general air of clanship which pervades it, has made it to its own inhabitants a favoured land of Goshen. It is purely agricultural ; agricultural in its produce, agricultural in its poor, and agricultural in its pleasures.
Page 1 - Seven Lectures on Shakespeare and MILTON. By the late ST COLERIDGE. A List of all the MS. Emendations in Mr. COLLIER'S Folio, 1632; and an Introductory Preface by J.
Page 18 - England is not yet a commercial country in the sense in which that epithet is used for her; and let us still hope that she will not soon become so. She might surely as well be called feudal England, or chivalrous England.
Page 51 - A physician should take his fee without letting his left hand know what his right hand was doing; it should be taken without a thought, without a look, without a move of the facial muscles; the true physician should hardly be aware that the last friendly grasp of the hand had been made precious by the touch of gold.
Page 12 - Language as a Means of Mental CULTURE AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION; Or, MANUAL OF THE TEACHER AND THE LEARNER OF LANGUAGES.
Page 9 - Johnson — A Winter's Sketches in the South of FRANCE AND THE PYRENEES. With Remarks upon the Use of the Climate and Mineral Waters in the Cure of Disease. By FREDERICK H. JOHNSON, MRCS ENO., LAC, formerly President of the Hunterian Society of Edinburgh.
Page 3 - THE PICKWICK PAPERS 50 NICHOLAS NICKLEBY 50 MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT 50 BARNABY RUDGE 40 OLD CURIOSITY SHOP 40 OLIVER TWIST 36 SKETCHES BY BOZ 36 CHRISTMAS BOOKS 36 AMERICAN NOTES 26 DOMBEY AND SON 50 DAVID COPPERFIELD 50 BLEAK HOUSE 50 MR. DICKENS
Page 29 - I quite feel that an apology is due for beginning a novel with two long dull chapters full of description. I am perfectly aware of the danger of such a course. In so doing I sin against the golden rule which requires us all to put our best foot foremost, the wisdom of which is fully recognised by novelists, myself among the number.