The National Quarterly Review (volume 14)

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byEdward Isidore Sears

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1867 Excerpt: ... The journal has another characteristic which we must not omit to mention. The proceeds of it are not designed to enrich any individnal or firm; in other words, it is no business speculation. We see that it is intended for the benefit of "the Home of aged and invalid Priests who are unable to discharge any longer the laborious duties of the Sacred Ministry." If the journal had no other recommendation than this it would have afforded us pleasure to call attention to it; and we are convinced that many Protestants as well as Catholics would subscribe for it if for no other purpose than to contribute to the comfort of men who are proverbial for their kindness and benevolence wherever their true character is known, when they are no longer able to secure comfort for them selves. SCIENCE. Elementary Anatomy and Physiology, for Colleges, Academies, and other Schools. By Edward Iiitohoook, D. D., LL.D., and Edward HitoiiCooe, Jr., M. D., Professors in Amherst College. Revised edition. 12mo, pp. 443. New York: Ivison, Phinney, Blakeman & Co. 1866. We take up this volume in compliance with the wishes of several of our educational friends at a distance, who, from time to time, have requested our opinion of the text-books issued by different publishing houses in this city. One writes to inquire about Appleton's books; another to ask whether A. S. Barnes & Oo.'s are as good as they are represented, and a third party wishes to know whether it is not true, in our opinion, that Ivison, Phinney & Co.'s publications are, upon the whole, the best published in New York? While disposed to be as obliging as possible, it has been utterly out of our power to reply to all the parties who have thns honored us. We made the attempt, however; more than a year ago we made separate replies...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1867 Excerpt: ... The journal has another characteristic which we must not omit to mention. The proceeds of it are not designed to enrich any indi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217358357

ISBN - 13:9780217358354

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