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FOOT-NOTES FROM THE PAGE OF NATURE.
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The style is terse and incisive, and brilliant with epigram anel point. It contains pithy aphoristic sentences which Burke himself would not have HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, E TRAVELS.
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Palgrave.-HISTORY OF NORMANDY AND OF ENG
LAND. By Sir Francis PALGRAVE, Deputy Keeper of Her
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Palgrave (W. G.).—A NARRATIVE OF A YEAR'S
JOURNEY THROUGH CENTRAL AND EASTERN
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Parkes (Henry).—AUSTRALIAN VIEWS OF ENGLAND.
By HENRY PARKES. Crown 8vo. cloth. 35. 6d. “ The following letters were written during a residence in England, in the years 1861 and 1862, and were published in the “Sydney Morning Herald” on the arrival of the monthly mails .... On re-perusal, these letters appear to contain views of English life and impressions of English notabilities which, as the views and impressions of an Englishman on his return to his native country after an absence of twenty years, may not be without interest to the English reader. The writer had opportunities of mixing with different classes of the British people, and of hearing opinions on passing events from opposite standpoints of observation."--AUTHOR'S PREFACE.
Prichard.—THE ADMINISTRATION OF INDIA. From
1859 to 1868. The First Ten Years of Administration under the Crown. By ILTUDUS THOMAS PRICHARD, Barrister-at-Law.
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Robinson (Crabb).--DIARY, REMINISCENCES, AND
CORRESPONDENCE OF HENRY CRABB ROBINSON.
HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, & TRAVELS.
Mr. Crabb Robinson's Diary extends over the greater part of threequarters of a century. It contains personal reminiscences of some of the most distinguished characters of that period, including Goethe, Wieland, De Quincey, Wordsworth (with whom Mr. Crabb Robinson was on terms of great intimacy), Madame de Staël, Lafayette, Coleridge, Lamb, Milman, &c. &c.: and includes a vast variety of subjects, political, literary, ecclesi. astical, and miscellaneous.
Rogers (James E. Thorold).-HISTORICAL GLEAN.
INGS : A Series of Sketches. Montague, Walpole, Adam Smith,
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STATESMEN : PYM, CROMWELL, PITT. A Course of
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SYSTEMS OF LAND TENURE IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES.
A Series of Essays published under the sanction of the COBDEN
CLUB. Demy 8vo. Second Edition. The subjects treated are:-1. Tenure of Land in Ireland ; 2. Land Laws of England ; 3. Tenure of Land in India ; 4. Land System of Belgium and Holland ; 5. Agrarian Legislation of Prussia during the Present Century; 6. Land System of France; 7. Russian Agrarian Legislation of 1861; 8. Farm Land and Land Laws of the United States.