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Page 6 - This novel amply sustains the fame of the author of ' Jane Eyre' and ' Shirley' as an original and powerful writer." — Examiner. SHIRLEY. BY CURRER BELL. Crown Svo, 6s. cloth. " The peculiar power which was so greatly admired in ' Jane Eyre" is not absent from this book.
Page 2 - Mr. Ruskin is in possession of a clear and penetrating mind ; he is undeniably practical in his fundamental ideas ; full of the deepest reverence for all that appears to him beautiful and holy. His style is, as usual, clear, bold, racy. Mr. Ruskin is one of the first writers of the day.
Page 9 - The Cauvery, Kistnah, and Godavery : being a Report on the Works constructed on those Rivers, for the Irrigation of Provinces in the Presidency of Madras. By R. BAIRD SMITH, FGS, Lt-Col. Bengal Engineers, &c., &c. In demy Svo, with 19 Plans, price 28s. cloth. " A most curious and interesting work.
Page 12 - We have rarely met with a volume of poems displaying so large an amount of power, blended with so much delicacy of feeling and grace of expression."— Church of England Quarterly.
Page 101 - But her Majesty will waive the right of seizing enemy's property laden on board a neutral vessel, unless it be contraband of war. " It is not her Majesty's intention to claim the confiscation of neutral property, not being contraband of war, found on board enemy's ships; and her Majesty further declares that, being anxious to lessen as much as possible the evils of war, and to restrict its operations to the regularly organized forces of the country, it is not her present intention to issue letters...
Page 12 - Economist. Poems. By WALTER R. CASSELS. Fcap. 8vo, price 3s. 6d. cloth. " Mr. Cassels has deep poetical feeling, and gives promise of real excellence. His poems are written sometimes with a strength of expression by no means common." — Guardian. Garlands of Verse. By THOMAS LEIGH. Fcap. 8vo, price 5s. cloth. " One of the best things in the ' Garlands of Verse
Page vi - I trust that it has not escaped my anxious recollection for one moment, what it is that the duty of my station calls for from me, namely, to consider myself as stationed here, not to deliver occasional and shifting opinions to serve present purposes of particular national interest, but to administer with indifference that justice which the law of nations holds out, without distinction, to independent States, some happening to be neutral and some to be belligerent.
Page 81 - It is a mitigated exercise of war on which my purchase is made, and no rule has established that such a purchase shall be regulated exactly upon the same terms of profit which would have followed the adventure if no such exercise of war had intervened. It is a reasonable indemnification and a fair profit on the commodity that is due, reference being had to the original price actually paid by the exporter, and the expenses which he has incurred.
Page 22 - This same principle, that, for all commercial purposes, the domicil of the party, without reference to the place of birth, becomes the test of national character, has been repeatedly and explicitly admitted in the courts of the United States. If he resides in a belligerent country, his property is liable to capture as enemy's property, and if he resides in a neutral country, he enjoys all the privileges, and is subject to all the inconveniences, of the neutral trade.
Page 77 - Contra, if the great predominant character of a port be that of a port of naval military equipment, it shall be intended that the articles were going for military use, although merchant ships resort to the same place, and although it is possible that the articles might have been applied to civil consumption...