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Page 403 - The Modern British Plutarch; Or, Lives of Men distinguished in the recent History of our Country for their Talents, Virtues and Achievements. By WC TAYLOR, LL.D. Author of "A Manual of Ancient and Modern History,
Page 406 - Our Soldiers, or ANECDOTES OF THE CAMPAIGNS AND GALLANT DEEDS OF THE BRITISH ARMY DURING THE REIGN OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA. By WHG KINGSTON. With Frontispiece.
Page 402 - MASTERPIECES OF ANTIQUE ART. From the celebrated collections in the Vatican, the Louvre, and the British Museum. By STEPHEN THOMPSON, Author of "Old English Homes,