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Page 13 - Times, *' Since the days of Niebuhr, no work on Roman History Has appeared that combines so much to attract, instruct, and charm the reader. Its style — a rare quality in a German author—is vigorous, spirited, and animated.
Page 10 - Abundant in humour, observation, fancy; in extensive knowledge of books and men ; in palpable hits of character, exquisite grave irony, and the most whimsical indulgence in point of epigram. We cannot open a page that is not sparkling with its wit and humour, that is not ringing with its strokes of pleasantry and satire.
Page 2 - That young lady had a talent for describing the involvements and feelings and characters of ordinary life, which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting, from the truth of the description and the sentiment, is denied to me.
Page 5 - CARTHAGE. Carthage and her Remains: being an Account of the Excavations and Researches on the Site of the Phoenician Metropolis in Africa and other adjacent Places. Conducted under the Auspices of Her Majesty's Government.
Page 13 - FROM THE EARLIEST TIME TO THE PERIOD OF ITS DECLINE. By Dr. THEODOR MOMMSEN.
Page 13 - This is the best history of the Roman republic, taking the work on the whole the author's complete mastery of his subject, the variety of his gifts and acquirements, his graphic power in the delineation of natural and individual character, and the vivid interest which he inspires in every portion of his book. He is without an equal in his own sphere.'— EDINBURGH REVIEW.
Page 75 - Woe is me, that I am constrained to dwell with Mesech : and to have my habitation among the tents of Kedar!
Page 5 - The victory of Charles," says Hallam, "has immortalized his name, and may justly be reckoned among those few battles of which a contrary event would have essentially varied the drama of the world in all its subsequent scenes — with Marathon, Arbela, the Metaurus, Chalons, and Leipsic.
Page 116 - European had ever been here, and there we were with a band playing, and observing that St Cloup's Potage a la Julienne was perhaps better than his other soups, and that some of the ladies...