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Page 287 - ... there is more joy over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons who need no repentance.
Page 3 - It is scarcely surprising; that Harrison Ainsworth should have secured to himself a very wide popularity, when we consider how happily he has chosen his themes. Sometimes, by the luckiest inspiration, he has chosen a romance of captivating and enthralling fascination, such as 'Crichton,
Page 30 - Synopsis of Words variously Pronounced by different Orthoepists, and Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names. A New Edition, revised and enlarged, by CA Goodrich, Professor in Yale College. "With the addition of a Vocabulary of Modern Geographical Names, and their Pronunciation. The new words that have been added amount to several thousands, and the Dictionary now contains 27,000 words more than
Page 3 - Sometimes the scene and the very title of his romance have been some renowned structure, a palace, a prison, or a fortress. It is thus with the * Tower of London,' ' Windsor Castle,'
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Page 343 - Jesuits, and the means taken to eft'ect the Counter-reformation in Germany, to revive Romanism in France, and to suppress Protestant Principles in the South of Europe. Translated from the last edition of the German by WALTER K.
Page 1 - A New Edition, with a Portrait. " His nephew has compiled his biography with singular judgment. He has followed the method of Lockhart in his Life of Scott. As far as possible, the narrative is woven with letters and diaries : the subject speaks for himself, and only such intermediate observations of the editor are given as are necessary to form a connected whole.