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Page 103 - Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce to Heaven, yet leave vain man below, LXIII.
Page 260 - An Outline of the Necessary Laws of Thought : a Treatise on Pure and Applied Logic. By the Most Rev. W. THOMSON, DD Archbishop of York. Crown 8vo. 5s. 6d. The Elements of Logic. By THOMAS SHEDDEN, MA of St. Peter's Coll. Cantab. 12mo. 4s. 6d. NEW WORKS PUBLISHED BY LONGMANS AND CO.
Page 185 - To men of other minds my fancy flies, Embosom'd in the deep where Holland lies. Methinks her patient sons before me stand, Where the broad ocean leans against the land, And, sedulous to stop the coming tide, Lift the tall rampire's artificial pride, Onward methinks, and diligently slow, The firm connected bulwark seems to grow; Spreads its long arms amidst the wat'ry roar, Scoops out an empire, and usurps the shore...
Page 273 - Maunder's Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference : comprising an English Dictionary and Grammar, Universal Gazetteer, Classical Dictionary, Chronology, Law Dictionary, Synopsis of the Peerage, useful Tables, &c.
Page 70 - Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansions tread And force a churlish soil for scanty bread. No product here the barren hills afford But man and steel, the soldier and his sword...
Page 266 - The Engineer's Handbook ; explaining the principles which should guide the young Engineer in the Construction of Machinery. By CS LOWNDES. Post 8vo.
Page 261 - A GREEK-ENGLISH LEXICON. Compiled by HG LIDDELL, DD Dean of Christ Church, and R. SCOTT, DD Dean of Rochester.
Page 264 - ENCYCLOPEDIA of PLANTS ; comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, &c. of all the Plants found in Great Britain. With upwards of 12,000 Woodcuts. 8vo. 42s. MAUNDER' S SCIENTIFIC and LITERARY TREASURY.
Page 268 - Readings for a Month Preparatory to Confirmation, from Writers of the Early and English Church. By the same.