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Seite 6 - EASTERN HOSPITALS AND ENGLISH NURSES; The Narrative of Twelve Months' Experience in the Hospitals of Koulali and Scutari. By A LADY VOLUNTEER. Third and Cheaper Edition, 1 vol. post 8vo. with Illustrations, 6s. bound. "A production which, not only in the subject-matter, but in its treatment, is filled with the purest and best evidences of womanly tenderness."— The Time*.
Seite 20 - We conceive this work to be by far the most valuable and important Judge Haliburton has ever written. While teeming with interest, moral and historical, to the general reader, it equally constitutes a philosophical study for the politician and statesman. It will be found to let in a flood of light upon the actual origin, formation, and progress of the republic of the United States."— Naval and Military Gazette.
Seite 7 - ... great time and labour in collecting the information, which she imparts in an easy and agreeable manner. It is difficult to lay down her book after having once begun it. This is owing partly to the interesting nature of the subject, partly to the skilful manner in which it has been treated. No other life of Marguerite has yet been published, even in France. Indeed, till Louis Philippe ordered the collection and publication of manuscripts relating to the history of France, no such work could be...
Seite 9 - This useful and well-arranged compendium will be found of value to the amateur, and pleasing as well as instructive to the general reader ; and, to give it still further praise, the collector will find abundance of most useful information, and many an artist will rise from the perusal of the work with a much clearer idea of his art than he had before. We sum up...
Seite 14 - ... Central Asia. Perhaps, no English artist was ever before admitted into this enchanted land of history, or provided with the talisman and amulet of a general passport; and well has Mr. Atkinson availed himself of the privilege. Mr. Atkinson's encampments lead us away into forests, gorges of mountains, where the thunder shakes the ground and the lightning strikes, like God's sword-blade, among the trees — where the Tartars cower in their felt hut, and the tea-drinkers grow silent round the red...
Seite 18 - It displays a great deal of acuteness and sagacity in its observation of men and manners, and contains a vast deal of useful information on topics, historical, political, and commercial, and has the charm of a fluent and graphic style."— Morning Post.
Seite 18 - THE CRESCENT AND THE CROSS. BY ELIOT WARBURTON. " Independent of its value as an original narrative, and its useful and interesting. Information, this work is remarkable for the colouring power and play of fancy with which Its descriptions are enlivened. Among its greatest and most lasting charms is its reverent and serious spirit"— Quarterly Retina.