Outlines of universal history

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Oliver and Boyd, 1853 - 270 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 266 - Sacred History, from the Creation of the World to the Destruction of Jerusalem. With Questions for Examination. Edited by Dr WHITE.
الصفحة 267 - A cheap and excellent history of England, admirably adapted for the use of junior classes. The various changes that have taken place in our constitution are briefly but clearly described. It is surprising how successfully the editor has not merely avoided the obscurity which generally accompanies brevity, but invested his narrative with an interest too often wanting in larger historical works. The information conveyed is thoroughly sound; and the utility of the book is much increased by the addition...
الصفحة 267 - A carefully compiled history for the use of schools. The writer has consulted the more recent authorities : his opinions are liberal, and on the whole just and impartial : the succession of events is developed with clearness, and with more of that picturesque effect which so delights the young than is common in historical abstracts.
الصفحة 131 - At the hour of midnight the Salarian gate was silently opened, and the inhabitants were awakened by the tremendous sound of the Gothic trumpet. Eleven hundred and sixty-three years after the foundation of Rome, the imperial city, which had subdued and civilized so considerable a part of mankind, was delivered to the licentious fury of the tribes of Germany and Scythia.
الصفحة 267 - ... schools. The writer has consulted the more recent authorities: his opinions are liberal, and on the whole just and impartial: the succession of events is developed with clearness, and with more of that picturesque effect which so delights the young than is common in historical abstracts. The book is accompanied by a good map. For schools, parish and prison libraries, workmen's halls, and such institutions, it is better adapted than any abridgment of the kind we know.
الصفحة 266 - With Questions for Examination. Edited by Dr WHITE. 3s. 6d. History of France ; with Questions for Examination, and a Map. Edited by Dr WHITE. 3s. 6d. Athmccum.— "We have already had occasion to speak favourably of Dr White's' History of Great Britain and Ireland.
الصفحة 266 - An interesting epitome of sacred history, calculated to inspire the young with a love of the divine records, as well as to store the mind with knowledge.
الصفحة 46 - Now in the fourteenth year of king Hezekiah did Sennacherib king of Assyria come up against all the fenced cities of Judah, and took them. And Hezekiah king of Judah sent to the king of Assyria to Lachish, saying, I have offended; return from me : that which thou puttest on me will I bear.

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