The Olynthiac, and Other Public Orations of Demosthenes
H.G. Bohn, 1852 - 312 pages
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The Olynthiac and Other Public Orations of Demosthenes, Volume 1
Affichage du livre entier - 1921
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Page 19 - Analysis of Events and Occurrences in Church and State, and of the Constitutional, Political, Commercial, Intellectual, and Social Progress of the United Kingdom, from the first Invasion by the Romans to the Accession of Queen Victoria, with very copious Index ana Supplement.
Page 11 - Figures of Shells, etched on copper-plates, in which the most characteristic examples are given of all the Genera established up to the present time, arranged in Lamarckian Order, accompanied by copious Explanations; Observations respecting the Geographical or Geological distribution of each ; Tabular Views of the Systems of Lamarck and Be Blainvilie ; a Glossary of Technical Terms, &c.
Page 19 - Opera), the best farce (the Critic — it is only too good for a farce), and the best Address (Monologue on Garrick), and, to crown all, delivered the very best Oration (the famous Begum Speech) ever conceived or heard in this country.
Page 9 - Flora,' by Dr. Hooker, is like that of all the Botanical publications of the indefatigible author, excellent; and it assumes an appearance of finish and perfection to which neither the Botanical Magazine nor Register can externally lay claim."— London.
Page 11 - The grandest work on Ornithology published In this country, the same for British Birds that Audubon's is for the birds of America. Every figure, excepting in a very few instances of extremely large birds, is of the full natural size, beautifully and accurately drawn, with all the spirit of life.
Page 10 - LOUDON'S (MRS) ENTERTAINING NATURALIST, being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and Anecdotes of more than Five Hundred Animals, comprehending all the Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, Insects, &c., of which a knowledge is indispensable in polite education. With Indexes of Scientific...
Page 18 - ROSCOE'S LIFE AND PONTIFICATE OF LEO THE TENTH. New and much improved Edition, edited by his Son, THOMAS ROSCOE.
Page 3 - The author appears to us to have neglected no sources of information, and to have exhausted them, as far as regards the general scope and purpose of the inquiry. The graphical illustrations are such as become a work of this character upon such a subject ; at, of course, a lavish cost.