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Chapters From the Physical History of the Earth: An Introduction to Geology ...
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Page 31 - The Foray of Queen Meave, and other Legends of Ireland's Heroic Age.
Page 12 - KINGSLEY, Charles, MA— Letters and Memories of his Life. Edited by his Wife. With two Steel Engraved Portraits, and Vignettes on Wood. Fourteenth Cabinet Edition. 2 vols. Crown 8vo, 12s. %* Also a People's Edition, in one volume. With Portrait. Crown 8vo, 6s. All Saints' Day, and other Sermons. Edited by the Rev. W. HARRISON. Third Edition. Crown 8vo, 7*. 6</. True Words for Brave Men. A Book for Soldiers' and Sailors
Page 155 - There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the creator into a few forms or into one; and that, while this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.
Page 32 - ELLIOTT (Ebenezer), The Corn Law Rhymer. — POEMS. Edited by his son, the Rev. Edwin Elliott, of St. John's, Antigua. 2 vols. crown 8vo.
Page 133 - THERE rolls the deep where grew the tree. O earth, what changes hast thou seen ! There where the long street roars hath been The stillness of the central sea. The hills are shadows, and they flow From form to form, and nothing stands ; They melt like mist, the solid lands, Like clouds they shape themselves and go.
Page 15 - Frank, FRGS— Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls. A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Interior of South Africa.
Page 3 - A General History of Greece from the Earliest Period to the Death of Alexander the Great, with a sketch of the subsequent History to the present time. New Edition. Crown 8vo. Cloth, price 7*. 6d. Tales of Ancient Greece.
Page 18 - Joshua. By Rev. JJ LIAS, MA ; with Homilies by Rev. SR ALDRIDGE, LL.B., Rev. R. GLOVER, REV. E. DE PRESSENSE, DD, Rev. J. WAITE, BA, Rev.