The life of Mahomet, Volume 2

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Page 185 - And again, when he bringeth in the first-begotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.
Page 323 - The rules are clearly and fully laid down ; and the earlier exercises always conducive to the end by simple and nnembarrassing means. The whole volume is full of liveliness." — Spectator. " We close this book with a feeling that, though nothing supersedes a master, yet that no student of art should launch forth without this work as a compass.
Page 323 - The present volume of Mr. Ruskin's elaborate work treats chiefly of mountain scenery, and discusses at length the principles involved in the pleasure we derive from mountains and their pictorial representation. The singular beauty of his style, the hearty sympathy with all forms of natural loveliness, the profusion of his illustrations form, irresistible attractions.
Page 323 - Vol. III. OF MANY THINGS. With Eighteen Illustrations drawn by the Author, and engraved on Steel. Price 38s. cloth. Vol. IV. ON MOUNTAIN BEAUTY. With Thirty-five Illustrations engraved on Steel, and 116 Woodcuts, drawn by the Author. Price Zl. 10s. cloth. Vol. V. OF LEAF BEAUTY; OF CLOUD BEAUTY; OF IDEAS OF RELATION.
Page 321 - A rational, vigorous, illustrative report upon the progress of the greatest colony in Australia," —Leader. "The volume contains a large amount of statistical and practical information relating to Victoria."— Spectator.
Page 323 - Considered as an illustrated volume, this is the most remarkable which Mr. Ruskin has yet issued. The plates and woodcuts are profuse, and include numerous drawings of mountain form by the author, which prove Mr. Ruskin to be essentially an artist. He is an unique man, both among artists and writers.
Page 320 - Mr. Thackeray has selected for his hero a very noble type of the cavalier softening into the man of the eighteenth century, and for his heroine one of the sweetest women that ever breathed from canvas or from book, since Raffaelle painted and Shakspeare wrote. The style is manly, clear, terse, and vigorous, reflecting every mood— pathetic, graphic, or sarcastic — of the writer.
Page 322 - It is a volume which deserves the careful attention of every student of classical antiquity. No one can fail to be pleased with a...

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