Heroes, philosophers and courtiers of the time of Louis xvi, by the author of 'The secret history of the court of France under Louis xv'.

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Hurst and Blackett, 1863
 

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第 284 頁 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
第 111 頁 - They directed it to be ornamented with suitable devices. Some of the principal actions of the war, in which you distinguished yourself by your bravery and conduct, are, therefore, represented upon it. These, with a few emblematic figures, all admirably well executed, make its principal value. By the help of the exquisite artists...
第 349 頁 - A character such as this is deserving of study, and his life ought to be written. Mrs. Oliphant has undertaken the work and has produced a biography of considerable merit. The author fully understands her hero, and sets forth the incidents of his career with the skill of a practised hand. The book is a good book on a most interesting theme.
第 352 頁 - THE LIFE OF JMW TURNER, RA, from Original Letters and Papers furnished by his Friends and Fellow Academicians. By WALTER THORNBURY. 2 vols.
第 350 頁 - It is his great and favourite work — the fruit of years of thought and labour. Victor Hugo is almost the only French imaginative writer of the present century who is entitled to be considered as a man of genius. He has wonderful poetical power, and he has the faculty, which hardly any other French novelist possesses, of drawing beautiful as well as striking pictures. Another feature for which Victor Hugo's book deserves high praise is Its perfect purity. Any one who reads the Bible and Shakspeare...
第 354 頁 - This is a very good and a very interesting work. It is designed to trace the career from boyhood to age of a perfect man — a Christian gentleman; and it abounds in incident both well and highly wrought. Throughout it is conceived in a high spirit, and •written with great ability. This cheap and handsome new edition is worthy to pasa freely from hand to hand as a gift book in many households.
第 349 頁 - Amen ! Amen ! One who knew him well, and may with good cause love him, has said : " But for Irving, I had never known what the communion of man with man means. His was the freest, brotherliest, bravest human soul mine ever came in contact with : I call him, on the whole, the best man I have ever, after trial enough, found in this world, or now hope to find.
第 350 頁 - It is not merely the work of a truly great man, but it is his great and favourite work — the fruit of years of thought and labour. Victor Hugo is almost the only French imaginative writer of the present century who is entitled to be considered as a man of genius. He has wonderful poetical power, and he has the faculty, which hardly any other French novelist possesses, of drawing...
第 218 頁 - O'Hara on horseback, who, riding up to General Washington, took off his hat and apologized for the non-appearance of Lord Cornwallis, on account of indisposition. Washington received him with dignified courtesy, but pointed to MajorGeneral Lincoln as the officer who was to receive the submission of the garrison.
第 350 頁 - It is not often that we light upon a novel of so much merit and interest as

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