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Page 461 - Christ and other Masters. A Historical Inquiry into some of the Chief Parallelisms and Contrasts between Christianity and the Religious Systems of the Ancient World. New Edition, revised, and a Prefatory Memoir by the Rev. FRANCIS PROCTER.
Page 456 - Deserve to be considered the most remarkable proofs of the Author's indomitable energy and power of concentration" — EDINBURGH REVIEW. 4. Lectures on the History of Ancient Philosophy. Edited from the Author's MSS., with Notes, by WILLIAM HEPWORTH THOMPSON, MA, Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Cambridge. 2 vols. 8vo., £1 5*.
Page 466 - For its purpose it is admirable, giving you a careful and intelligent summary of events, and at the same time indicating the best sources of information for the further guidance of the student. Among the authorities thus referred to, we find the. most modern as well as the most ancient, the continental as well as the English.
Page 468 - It presents in a popular and agreeable narrative, the history of those variations to which so much attention has been directed during the late eventful controversies; and while it contains a very careful, learned and...
Page 457 - A glance at the subjects treated of, and a bare enumeration of the names of the gentlemen who delivered the lectures, should be enough to ensure careful attention to them These men, themselves an honour to their tines, do honour to woman by giving her the benefit of the best thoughts of manly minds
Page 460 - SPECTATOR. 6. Alexandria and Her Schools. Being Four Lectures delivered at the Philosophical Institution, Edinburgh. With a Preface. Crown Svo. cloth, 5*. " A series of brilliant biographical and literary sketches, interspersed with comments of the closest modern, or rather universal application
Page 457 - Companion to the Communion. The Communion Service from the Prayer Book : with Select Readings from the Writings of the Rev.
Page 456 - Of the dialectic and physics of Plato they are the only exposition at once full accurate, and popular, with which I am acquainted : being far more accurate than the French, and incomparably more popular than the German treatises on these departments of the Platonic philosophy.