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SIR JOSEPH NAPIER

THE LIFE

OF

PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART.

'Mr. Ewald's interesting life of the Young Pretender is the best account of that personage which has yet appeared, and contains information inaccessible to, or at least overlooked by, those who had previously dealt with the subject.'-TIMES.

* Mr. Ewald has examineil and made excellent use of a mass of papers regarding the Prince's life which have been lying untouched and unheeded at the Public Record Office. With great care, and by exercising sound judgment as to what was really worth printing, he has selected from the piles of diplomatic dust and rubbish much that helps to give the reader an insight into the character of Charles.' ---SPECTATOR.

* Full of interest, both for the ordinary reader and the historical student.'-DAILY NEWS.

• He has exercised sound discretion in selecting anthorities, and his conclusions are based upon a critical investigation of evidence that is almost judicial in its severe impartiality.'

STANDARD

STORIES FROM THE STATE PAPERS.

• The whole book is interesting, and we can heartily recommend it to all readers who like true romance better than fictitious ones.'--SPECTATOR.

The sketches are full of interest. Mr. Ewald has told his stories simply and graphically, and with the instinct and touch of a true historian.'-- BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW.

"The essays cover the wide period of three centuries, and sevcral of them show the wise and scholarly use to which the author can put the contents of the Record Ollice.'

ST. JAMES's GAZETTE. "Mr. Éwald shows how fully the opinion of Bishop Nicholson--that the public records of this country "excel in age, beauty, correctness, and authority whatever the choicest archives abroad can boast of a like sort"-is borne out by the researches that have been made into this treasure house of national history. He has selected for the most part as the subjects of the “Stories" episodes about which some special romance or mystery has been attached, and on which new light has been thrown by the labours of the editors of our historical documents. No one who takes interest in English history will fail to find either solid information or romantic interest in his pages.'---SCOTSMAN. The “Stories from the State Papers" are, for the most part, very good reading.'

SATURDAY REVIEW.

STUDIES RE-STUDIED :

HISTORICAL SKETCHES FROM ORIGINAL

SOURCES.

'Both intelligence and industry are apparent in these Studies, It is of the utmost importance when a writer treats of historical characters that reference should be made to historical documents. This Mr. Ewald has done, and much of the matter contained in these pages has never before seen the light. The essays are highly interesting.' -- TIMES.

* This is a capital book. Mr. Ewald is favourably known already by his "Stories from the State Papers' and by his Histories of the Young Pretender and Algernon Sidney. These “ Historical Sketches" are worthy of his reputation, and will increase it. He writes history well. His touch is light and his judgment sound. His sketches are twelve in number, and all are well worth reading.'-ST. JAMES'S GAZETTE.

• The volume is very readable. Mr. Ewald depicts his scenes and tells his stories as if they interested him thoroughly, and it will be strange if he does not interest his readers.'

ATIIENÆUM.

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AUTHOR OF LIFE AND TIMES OF THE EARL OF BEACONSFIELD

ETC.

“My religious views are not popular, but they are the views that have
sustained and comforted me all through my life. They have never been
disguised, nor have I ever sought to disguise them. I thiuk a man's religion,
if it is worth anything, should enter into every sphere of life and rule his
conduct in every relation. I have always been, and please God always
shall be, an Evangelical of Evangelicals, and no biography can represent
me that does not fully and emphatically represent my religious views

The Life and Work of the seventh Earl of Shaftesbury, K.G,

LONDON

LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

1887

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