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With a Life, prepared expressly for this Edition. Containing recent information relative to his Personal and Political Character, selected from the best Authorities. In four volumes, 8vo. Printed on large type and fine paper.
· Bolingbroke's writings take a decidedly high rank in the classical literature of England, and the appearance among us of a beautiful edition of his works, is to be hailed as a sign of an improvement in public taste. We trust that they will meet with an extensive cir. culation and many readers. The intellectual wealth every where lavished throughout Bolingbroke's works, make them an invaluable study to the scholar. The rare excellence of his style cannot be too much commended. Direct, nervous, harmonious, burning with energy, and overflowing with all the charms of rhetoric, it imparts interest to every thing it touches, and seldom fails to give delight. Bolingbroke ever expresses his ideas with clearness and force. His thoughts appear to flow from his mind as easily as rays of light from
He speaks right to the reader's soul, and infuses into him the feelings which animate his own breast. We would recommend his writings to all who wish to obtain a mastery over the resources of our language, and to write in such a way as to make others feel that they are in earnest."-Southern Literary Messenger.
HISTORY OF THE WAR IN THE PENINSULA,
AND IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE,
From the Year 1807, to the Year 1814. By Col. W. F. P. Napier, C. B. Carefully reprinted from the Fourth Edition, and complete in four large 8vo. volumes, with fifty plates of " Plans of Battles,” &c.
“ The work comes before us, both as a work of art and a testimony: it might fail in the one capacity, yet retain all its value in the other. But if it justly challenge our admiration in both characters, then will it take its rank in after times with those few but precious records of antiquity, wherein the scholar was an actor as well as historian, But to this high rank we think Col. Napier's history has attained.
Passages, too, there are, which already rest in all men's memories; to which we daily recur with unabated pleasure, and which may be quoted es among the finest which our language contains, of nervous and splendið de. scription.” *
* *-Edinburgh Review.
CAREY AND HART,
PHILADELPHIA, Intend publishing a series of volumes comprising the Critical and Miscellaneous writings of the most celebrated authors. The following are now ready or in immediate preparation.
Complete in three volumes, 12mo. (Now ready.)
T. NOON TALFOURD, Esq.
AUTHOR OF “ION."
In one volume. (Now ready.)