Catalogue of Biblical, Classical and Historical Manuscripts and of Rare and Curious Books

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William Pickering, 1834 - 401 pages
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Page 50 - I love the memory of Vinny Bourne. I think him. a better Latin poet than Tibullus, Propertius, Ausonius, or any of the writers in his way, except Ovid, and not at all inferior to him.
Page 92 - Testament!,' with 90 wood-cuts beautifully engraved. Crown 8vo. II. Is. A few copies printed entirety on India paper, 21. 2s. THE DANCE OF DEATH, exhibited in fifty-five elegant Engravings on Wood, with a Dissertation on the several Representations of that Subject; more particularly on those attributed to MACABER and HOLBEIN, by FRANCIS DOUCE, FSA 8vo.
Page 70 - On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God as manifested in the Adaptation of External Nature to the Moral and Intellectual Constitution of Man.
Page 73 - CHAUCER'S CANTERBURY TALES, with an Essay on his Language and Versification, an Introductory Discourse, and Glossary, by THOMAS TYRWHITT. 5 vols. crown 8vo. with a Portrait, and an Engraving of the celebrated Pilgrimage, by STOTHARD, 2(.
Page 246 - Neither time, nor distance, nor grief, nor age, can ever diminish my veneration for him, who is the great moral poet of all times, of all climes, of all feelings, and of all stages of existence.
Page 219 - Carlaverlock, with the Arms of the Earls, Barons, and Knights who were present at the Siege of this...
Page 73 - Enough has been said to prove, that in elevation and elegance, in harmony and perspicuity of versification, he surpasses his predecessors in an infinite proportion: that his genius was universal, and adapted to themes of unbounded variety: that his merit was not less in painting familiar manners with humour and propriety, than in moving the passions, and in representing the beautiful or the grand objects of nature with grace and sublimity.
Page 233 - Bethsabe is the earliest fountain of pathos and harmony that can be traced in our dramatic poetry.
Page 172 - Normannicse, containing the Chronicle of Man and the Isles, abridged by Camden, and now first published, complete, from the original MS. in the British Museum; with an English translation and notes.
Page 191 - Pappe with an hatchet. Alias, 'A figge for my God sonne. Or, Cracke me this nut. Or, A Countrie cuffe, that is, a sound boxe of the eare, for the idiot Martin to hold his peace, seeing the patch will take no warning.

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