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Title: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No.
382, October 1847 Author: Various Release Date: October 25, 2008 [EBook #27020] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK BLACKWOOD’S, OCTOBER 1847 *** Produced by Brendan OConnor, Patricia Bennett, Jonathan Ingram and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at http:--www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Library of Early Journals.) BLACKWOOD’S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE. NO.
CCCLXXXII.
AUGUST, 1847.
VOL.
LXII. CONTENTS. GROTE’S HISTORY OF GREECE. BEN NEVIS AND BEN MUICH DHUI. LETTERS ON THE TRUTHS CONTAINED IN POPULAR SUPERSTITIONS.--LETTER VII HISTORY OF THE CAPTIVITY OF NAPOLEON AT ST HELENA. JUANCHO THE BULL-FIGHTER. THE EMERALD STUDS. CSAR. REID AND THE PHILOSOPHY OF COMMON SENSE. * * * * 129 149 166 178 197 214 235 239 * GROTE’S HISTORY OF GREECE.[1] The appearance of a new history of Greece, of the pretensions, and the just pretensions, of this of Mr Grote, is an event in literature which Wed Apr 05 01:07:16 2017 2 must not pass by without some note or comment.
Never were historical studies pursued with so much success, or in so philosophical a spirit, as in the present day, and that by the whole corps of European scholarship, whether German, or French, or English; and it is saying much, when we say of the work before us, that it is equal to the demands of the critical age in which it appears, and that in just estimate of historical testimony, and in true appreciation of the spirit of past times, it is a...





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