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Pahina 322 - There is more weighty bullion sense in this book than I ever found in the same number of pages in any uninspired writer.' .... Its merits had not escaped the notice of Dr. Johnson, though in politics opposed to much it inculcates, for in reply to an observation of Boswell in praise of the French Ana, he said, 'A few of them are good, but we have one book of that kind better than any of them— Selden's Table Talk.
Pahina 319 - BIBLIOTHECA CANTIANA.— A Bibliographical Account of what has been published on the History, Topography, Antiquities, Customs, and Family Genealogy of the County of Kent, with Biographical Notes. By John Russell Smith. In a handsome 8vo volume (pp. 370), with two plates of facsimiles of Autographs of 33 eminent Kentish Writers.
Pahina 13 - That shall be done," said Arthur, "and more, by the faith of my body, that never man shall have that office but he, while he and I live.
Pahina 305 - Thick 8vof cloth, 6s. (original price 12s.) Published under the superintendence of the Council of the Royal Society of Literature. There is no work in the English Language sive and connected History of the Literawhich gives the reader such a comprehen- ture of these periods. LITERATURE OF THE TROUBADOURS. Histoire de la Poesie Provencal*, par M. Fauriel, public
Pahina 307 - Roberts. 2 vols. post 8vo, plates and cuts, new, extra cloth, 9s. (original price £1. 4s.) Two very interesting volumes, particularly so to those connected with the West of England.
Pahina 55 - Damsel, said Arthur, what sword is that, that yonder the arm holdeth above the water? I would it were mine, for I have no sword. Sir Arthur King, said the damsel, that sword is mine, and if ye will give me a gift when I ask it you, ye shall have it. By my faith, said Arthur, I will give you what gift ye will ask.
Pahina 319 - Handbook to the Library of the British Museum, containing a brief History of its Formation, and of the various Collections of which it is composed, Descriptions of the Catalogues in present use, Classed Lists of the Manuscripts...
Pahina 308 - THE PILGRIM FATHERS.— Collections concerning the Church or Congregation of Protestant Separatists formed at Scrooby, in North Nottinghamshire, in the time of James I, the Founders of New Plymouth, the Parent Colony of New England.
Pahina ii - Piers Ploughman" is one of the most precious and interesting monuments of the English Language and Literature, and also of the social and political condition of the country during the fourteenth century Its author is not certainly known, but its time of composition can, by internal evidence, be fixed at about the year 1362. On this and on all matters bearing upon the origin and object of the Poem, Mr. Wright's historical introduction gives ample information...
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