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HISTORY
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THE LIFE of ALEXANDER the GREAT, by

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or, a Guide to the Scenery and Antiquities of Scotland and the tain, and lay aside the volume with a conscientious persuasion, that Western Islands. With a Description of the Principal Steam-Boat they are the emanations of a mind of whose compass they furnish but Tours. Second Edition, with considerable Additions and Improve a very inadequate indication."-Edinburgh Observer. ments.-Illustrated by Maps and Views. Price 9s. boards, or 10s. 6d.

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above all, a tone of unpretending morality, and of quiet piety, in a decided proof of the superiority both of its plan and execution over the whole work, that steals noiselessly into the heart."--Caledonian what any smilar work. The Second Edition, besides being

illustrated by Mercury. four new Plates, will be found to contain very considerable Additions and Iinprovements.

" His poetry displays right feeling, correct principle, and pure and “We have no hesitation in praising it, since we happen to know that

undefiled religion." -Edinburgh Evening Post. the most distinguished personage in literature, whoin Scotland can or

“ It is a mirror of much of what is most beautiful in primitive ever could boast of, has deliberately pronounced it to be the best Scottish character; and while it thus brings back upon the heart, in book of its kind that has fallen into his hands. It is chiefly remark all their original freshness and power, many of those scenes and en

able for skilful condensation of much matter, which has lost none of joyments which constituted the witchery and romance of early 'its value by undergoing that process -accurate and extensive histori. years, it gratifies also refined literary taste, by the polished purity of tical knowledge, and elegance and vigour of diction. The formation

its language, and the chasteness of its sentiments and imagery. They of the plan of the work, and its various details, and the preparatory

contain many fine touches of real nature, many happy thoughts and study, must have cost much more labour than the composition itself;

beautiful images, and many lively and striking pictures of that for a plan more perfect-embracing such a variety of objects (all that happy, that virtuous and lofty-minded class, that once formed the is interesting and eurious in Scottish Scenery)--and showing the geo- strength and pride of Scotland.”—Glasgow Free Press. graphical relations in which these objects, and the roads conducting “Its conception is exceedingly happy, and, in one sense, new. His to them, stand to each other, never came under our observation." - genius is essentially lyrical; and the proof of this is as much in his "The value of the whole work is much enhanced by a number of selecting songs for his subject, as in his having composed so many exMaps, upon such a truly original and ingenious plan, as to do great cellent ones himself. His songs are all good, and only want a little credit to the inventor. - Each of these is devoted to an entire tour, careful, but scarcely perceptible, finish, to be as excellent as they are occupies a page, and consists of three columns, in which are distinct. numerous. We prophesy that many of them will find their way into ly traced all the places of any note, (mountains, lakes, rivers, towns, collections of our national melodies."-Glasgow Scots Times. villages, villas, &c.,) along the route to be pursued, their relative dis- We have no hesitation in warmly recommending the volume to tances, and the roads that diverge from the route."-Caledonian Mer. our readers, as conta ning a great deal of sweet and beautiful poetry, cury, 11th May, 1829.

and the germ of something greater, which, we trust, we shall see soon ** Those, however, who desire to extend their knowledge of Loch from the author. A work which will equally furnish pleasure in the Lomond, I would reler to Stirling and Keoney's Tourist's Guide of drawing-room of the rich, and the cotiage of the peasant."-Dum1827-one of the best books of the kind I have met with."-Scots. frits Courier. man, 16th April, 1828.

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"The pictures of rustic manners are given with a delicacy, and Edinburgh, 20 July, 1829.

yet with a truth, which render them doubly pleasing. Even in de. MR BUCKINGHAM'S LECTURES, or Extem, scribing the most familiar scenes: Where a part of ordinary powers:

pore Descriptions of the several Countries of the EASTERN WORLD, will be delivered at the HOPETOUN Rooms, Queen Street, ity, this writer displays a tact of selection, and an elegance in his beginning on Monday the 13th of July, and continuing daily until language, which, while it retains the whole vivacity of real life, has Monday the 20th of July, according to the following order of dates: all the interesting romance of mere imagination.”—Fife Herald. Egypt, and its splendid Antiquities,

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July 20th. much that is excellent in description, taste, and dialogue."-Inverness Each Lecture will commence at half-past seven o'clock in the even

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sentiment. In almost all the characteristic excellencies of that more In order to facilitate the attendance of young Gentlemen who are tranquil style to which these Sketches belong-that of pastoral poetry still pursuing their studies, as well as of young Ladies whose education they are more than ordinarily eminent. These Skeiches, in many is still in progress, to each of whom the descriptions of the countries name I may be found instructive as well as entertaining, two Tickets though regulated feeling, and sly archness of humour, which used to

parts, very happily exemplify all that strong good sense, profound, for the Course will admit three young Gentlemen, or four young be such characteristic traits of the Scottish peasantry. We cannot Ladies under eighteen years of age; and three Tickets for the Course conclude without taking notice of the singular merit of the songs will admit a family party of six.

scattered through the volume, all of which display powers of sentiA Pamphlet, containing the Heads of the Lectures, price 18. may ment, fancy, and versification, certainly not inferior to those exhibe had as above; and it is strongly recoinmended for previous per- bited by any living author who has attempted this most difficult anil

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