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Página 391 - 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.
Página 390 - Work is now complete as far as he has written it, and contains the history of the American Revolution considered in all its causes — the rise of the Union of the United States from the body of the people — the change in the colonial policy of France— and the consequences of the endeavours of Great Britain to consolidate her power over America.
Página 390 - Prescott's Works in point of style rank with the ablest English historians, and paragraphs may be found in which the grace and elegance of Addison are combined with Robertson's cadence and Gibson's brilliancy.
Página 389 - In 1 vol. price 5s. cloth lettered. •RUSSELL'S MODERN EUROPE EPITOMIZED. For -*-* / the use of Students and Schools, with an Index, forming a complete Text-Book of Modern History; a perfect treasury of Facts, Dates, and Important Events ; the History of Kingdoms and States, and Lives of celebrated Characters. By GEORGE TOWNSEND.
Página 389 - ... and bold relief on the map of the past, and describing them at greater length, while he has abridged less important matters, but without interrupting the thread of the narrative. "We have thus supplied what...
Página 393 - Marryat's works abound in humour — real, unaffected, buoyant, overflowing humour. Many bits of his writings strongly remind us of Dickens. He is an incorrigible joker, and frequently relates such strange anecdotes and adventures, that the gloomiest hypochondriac could not read them without involuntarily indulging in the unwonted luxury of a hearty cachinnation."— Dublin University Magazine.
Página 389 - Mr. Motley's volumes will well repay perusal. * * * For his learning, his liberal tone, and his generous enthusiasm, we heartily commend him, and bid him good speed for the remainer of his interesting and heroic narrative.

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