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138. oldal - For a thousand years in thy sight, are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou carriest them away as with a flood ; they are as a sleep : in the morning they are like grass which groweth up ; in the morning it flourisheth and groweth up ; in the evening it is cut down and withereth.
428. oldal - The History of Modern Europe : with a View of the Progress of Society, from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris, in 1763.
232. oldal - He maketh wars to cease unto the end of the earth : he breaketh the bow, and cutteth the spear in sunder ; he burneth the chariot in the fire.
429. oldal - ... an equal mastership of art ; here — lively and sparkling fancies; there, vigorous passion or practical wisdom — these works abound in illustrations that teach benevolence to the rich, and courage to the poor ; they glow with the love of freedom ; they speak a sympathy with all high aspirations, and all manly struggle ; and where, in their more tragic portraitures, they depict the dread images of guilt and woe, they so clear our judgment by profound analysis, while they move our hearts by...
428. oldal - Mr. Russell is at once a most readable and successful historian of the war ; and his striking and highly-coloured pictures of the events of the campaign will not only long be remembered by all who read them, but will furnish much valuable material for the future Macaulay of our era.
428. oldal - New Edition, continued to the Peace of Paris, 1856, to which is added a compendious Index compiled expressly for this Edition. The FOURTH VOLUME, from the year 1802 to 1856, is sold separately, price 10s. 6d.; it forms the best handbook of General History for the last half-century that can be had. All the Candidates for the Government Civil Service are examined in " Russell's Modern Europe," as to their knowledge of General History.
428. oldal - ... this country, doubly valuable as being an authentic record of our trials and victories in the Crimean Peninsula, and as the first history of war ever written from personal observation by a professed author and civilian."— Era. " It is impossible to over-estimate this work, either as an authentic record by one peculiarly qualified and circumstanced to collect facts, or as an animated picture of movements and incidents of one of the most memorable wars ever waged.
428. oldal - Europe," as to their knowledge of General History. In small post 8vo, price 5s. cloth extra. T^MBASSIES AND FOREIGN COURTS. A History J-' of Diplomacy. By THE ROVING ENGLISHMAN. The Second Edition. " The ' Roving Englishman* is a satirical chronicler. His style is not less lively than severe — not subtle enough for irony, but caustic, free, and full of earnest meaning. This volume is also an admirable manual, skilfully adapted to the purpose of diffusing a general knowledge of history and the working...
428. oldal - Special Correspondent." Being a Revised Edition of "The War," with additions and corrections. Illustrated -with Plans of the Battles, Woodcuts, and Steel Portrait of Author. " As a national history of the great...
428. oldal - This wonderful narrative will make the name of WH Russell immortal as the chronicler of the ever memorable campaign in the Crimea." — Liverpool Albion. "A memorial of the campaign in the East, which every Englishman who loves to read of the indomitable pluck of his countrymen will endeavour to possess."— In 3 vols.

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