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Сторінка 204 - Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale Fishery; including researches and discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland, made in the Summer of 1822, in the ship Baffin, of Liverpool.
Сторінка 145 - A General Dictionary of Geography, Descriptive, Physical, Statistical, and Historical ; forming a complete Gazetteer of the World. By A. KEITH JOHNSTON, FRSE 8vo. 31s. 6d. M'Culloch's Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of the various Countries, Places, and principal Natural Objects in the World.
Сторінка 211 - Buccleugh-place, the elevated residence of the then Mr. Jeffrey. I proposed that we should set up a Review ; this was acceded to with acclamation. I was appointed Editor, and remained long enough in Edinburgh to edit the first number of the Edinburgh Review. The motto I proposed for the Review was, " Tenui musam meditamur avena." " We cultivate literature upon a little oatmeal.
Сторінка 56 - I have begun several times many things, and I have often succeeded at last. I shall sit down now ; but the time will come when you will hear me.
Сторінка 126 - Specimens of English Dramatic Poets who lived about the time of Shakspeare...
Сторінка 42 - An Account of the Abipones, an Equestrian People of Paraguay From the Latin of Martin Dobrizhoffer, eighteen years a Missionary in that country.
Сторінка 170 - France he devoted himself to the study of the law, and was called to the bar in 1825. As a lawyer he was almost entirely employed in peerage cases before the House of Lords. He compiled a History of the Battle of Agincourt, a Life of Chaucer, The Dispatches and Letters of Lord Nelson, History of the British Navy, and other equally important works.
Сторінка 148 - the most powerful, the most constant, and the most generous of his enemies.
Сторінка 42 - Gentleman,' 8vo, London, first and second editions, 1857. On the 6th of June, 1860, he was called to the bar...

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