The Englishman who, however well inclined to defer
to the wisdom “of former ages,” should
throw a glance at the stern realities of the past,
as connected with the histo...
“Have I not in my time
heard lions roar?
Have I not heard the
sea, puft up with wind,
THE TRANSLATOR’S PREFACE.
The English mania for travelling, which supplies our
continental neighbours with such abundant matter for
wonderment and witticism, is of no very recent date.
 The Highlands of Ethiopa.
by Major W. Cornwallis Harris, H.E.
I.C. Engineers. 3 vols.
From the various circumstances of our day, the impression
is powerfully made upon inte...
THE PRACTICE OF AGRICULTURE
Skilful practice is applied science. This fact
is illustrated in every chapter of the excellent and
comprehensive work now before us .
In a previous article, (see ...
ADVENTURES IN TEXAS.
A scamper in the prairie of
Reader! Were you ever in a Texian prairie?
Probably not. I have been; and this was how
it happened. When a very young...
DUMAS IN ITALY.
[Souvenirs de Voyage en
Italie, par Alexandre Dumas. 5 vols.
France has lately sent forth her poets in great force,
to travel, and to write travels. ...