About Algeria: Algiers, Tlemçen, Constantine, Biskra, Timgad

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John Lane, 1912 - 305 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 4 - Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see. The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores were the four great empires of the world ; the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian, and the Roman. All our religion, almost all our law, almost all our arts, almost all that sets us above savages, has come to us from the shores of the Mediterranean.
الصفحة 298 - FRANCE'S ONLY contribution to an English periodical appeared in THE YELLOW BOOK, vol. v., April 1895, together with the first important English appreciation of his work from the pen of the Hon. Maurice Baring, it is peculiarly appropriate that the English edition of his works should be issued from the Bodley Head. ORDER FORM.
الصفحة 298 - At all times he is the unrelenting foe of superstition and hypocrisy. Of himself he once modestly said : " You will find in my writings perfect sincerity (lying demands a talent I do not possess), much indulgence, and some natural affection for the beautiful and good.
الصفحة 80 - And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time ; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.
الصفحة 308 - Mr. Locke tells his story in a very true, a very moving, and a very noble book. If any one can read the last chapter with dry eyes we shall be surprised. ' Derelicts ' is an impressive, an important book. Yvonne is a creation that any artist might be proud of."— The Daily Chronicle. Idols " One of the very few distinguished novels of this present book season." — The Daily Mail. " A brilliantly written and eminently readable book.
الصفحة 104 - Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down to them, nor worship them...
الصفحة 217 - So geographers, in Afric maps, With savage pictures fill their gaps, And o'er unhabitable downs Place elephants for want of towns.
الصفحة 298 - He is in turn — like his own Choulette in THE RED LILY— saintly and Rabelaisian, yet without incongruity.
الصفحة 300 - In the description of Washington life Mrs. Atherton shows not only a very considerable knowledge of externals, but also an insight into the underlying political issues that is remarkable." Outlook : — " The novel has genuine historical value.
الصفحة 306 - One can confidently promise the reader of this skilfully treated and unconventional novel that he will not find a page of it dull. It is one that will be not only read but remembered.

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