The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volum 71

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Pàgina 652 - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PLANTS; Including all the Plants which are now found in, or have been introduced into, Great Britain; giving their Natural History, accompanied by such descriptions, engraved figures, and elementary details, as may enable a beginner, who is a mere English reader, to discover name of every Plant which he may find in flower, and acquire all the information respecting it which is useful and interesting.
Pàgina 662 - The Family Shakspeare ; in which nothing is added to the Original Text ; but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud.
Pàgina 450 - The form is mechanic, when on any given material we impress a predetermined form, not necessarily arising out of the properties of the material ; as when to a mass of wet clay we give whatever shape we wish it to retain when hardened. The organic form, on the other hand, is innate: it shapes, as it develops, itself from within, and the fullness of its development is one and the same with the perfection of its outward form.
Pàgina 21 - Guide ; containing ample Descriptions of all the fine leading varieties of Roses, regularly classed in their respective Families ; their History and Mode of Culture. Fifth Edition, corrected and improved. Fcp.
Pàgina 656 - Intended as a Source of Easy Reference for Clergymen, and for Families residing at a Distance from Professional Assistance.
Pàgina 644 - TURTON'S (DR.) MANUAL OF THE LAND AND FRESHWATER SHELLS of the BRITISH ISLANDS. A New Edition, thoroughly revised and with considerable Additions. By JOHN EDWARD GRAY, Keeper of the Zoological Collection in the British Museum. Post 8vo. with Woodcuts, and 12 Coloured Plates 15s. cloth. TWELVE YEARS AGO: A TALE. By the Author of " Letters to my Unknown Friends.
Pàgina 183 - Would he oblige me? let me only find, He does not think me what he thinks mankind.
Pàgina 640 - OF .VALUING RENTS AND TILLAGES, And the Tenant's Right of Entering and Quitting Farms, explained by several Specimens of Valuations; and Remarks on the Cultivation pursued on Soils in different Situations. Adapted to the Use of Landlords, Land-Agents, Appraisers, Farmers, and Tenants.
Pàgina 640 - PRACTICAL TREATISE ON RAILROADS AND INTERIOR COMMUNICATION IN GENERAL. Containing the Performances of the improved Locomotive Engines : with Tables of the Comparative Cost of Conveyance on Canals, Railways, and Turnpike Roads. By NICHOLAS WOOD, Colliery Viewer, Mem.
Pàgina 20 - Murray's Encyclopaedia of Geography ; comprising a complete Description of the Earth : Exhibiting its Relation to the Heavenly Bodies, its Physical Structure, the Natural History of each Country, and the Industry, Commerce, Political Institutions, and Civil and Social State of All Nations. Second Edition ; with 82 Maps, and upwards of 1,000 other Woodcuts. 8vo. price 60s. Neale.

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