"Curiosities of Literature (Google eBook)

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W. Pearson & Company, 1835
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Page 243 - Western nations at the close of the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth century.
Page 19 - Though thy slumber may be deep, Yet thy spirit shall not sleep, There are shades which will not vanish, There are thoughts thou canst not banish ; By a power to thee unknown, Thou canst never be alone ; Thou art wrapt as with a shroud, Thou art gathered in a cloud ; And for ever shalt thou dwell In the spirit of this spell.
Page 301 - Give me my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith to walk upon. My scrip of joy, immortal diet, My bottle of salvation, My gown of glory, hope's true gage; And thus I'll take my pilgrimage.
Page 82 - ... due observation, I have found that if the murders and manslaughters, the burglaries and robberies, the riots and tumults, the adulteries, fornications, rapes, and other enormities that have happened in that time, were divided into five parts, four of them have been the issues and product of excessive drinking — of tavern or ale-house drinking.
Page 52 - Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field; let us lodge in the villages. Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish, whether the tender grape appear, and the pomegranates bud forth: there will I give thee my loves.
Page 321 - No, Sir, let it alone. It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.
Page 47 - I keep the subject constantly before me, and wait till the first dawnings open slowly by little and little into a full and clear light.
Page 23 - Scotland, purchased these lands from the titular, and therefore that the present prosecution was groundless. But, after an industrious search among his father's papers, an investigation of the public records, and a careful inquiry among all persons who had transacted law business for his father, no evidence could be recovered to support his defence.
Page 18 - Man is a weed in those regions. The vast empires also, into which the enormous population of Asia has always been cast, give a further sublimity to the feelings associated with all Oriental names or images. In China, over and above what it has in common with the rest of southern...
Page 407 - my history will not be long : the life that is devoted to knowledge passes silently away, and is very little diversified by events. To talk in public, to think in solitude, to read and to hear, to inquire and answer inquiries, is the business of a scholar. He wanders about the world without pomp or terror, and is neither known nor valued but by men like himself.

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Curiosities of Literature
This has been an incrementally-published online presentation of Isaac D’Israeli’s Curiosities of Literature, a compilation of book-lore whose first volume ...
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Laputan Logic - Curiosities of Literature
Anyway, this is all by way of an introduction to a new favourite of mine — also courtesy of misteraitch — Curiosities of Literature, a remarkable compendium ...
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The Project Gutenberg ebook of Curiosities Of Literature, by Isaac ...
The Project Gutenberg ebook of Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3), by Isaac D'Israeli This ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with ...
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Isaac D'Israeli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He wrote an adaptation of Mejnoun and Leila, which is a famous Perisan story, but his fame was assured by his best known work, Curiosities of Literature, ...
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Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3) Edited, With Memoir And ...
The Project Gutenberg ebook of Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli This ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with ...
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Antiquarian authorship: D'Israeli's miscellany of literary ...
So long as a book is useful and agreeable, he argues in defense of the hybrid essay-extracts initiated in the Curiosities of Literature, "I believe the ...
goliath.ecnext.com/ coms2/ summary_0199-6514654_ITM

Isaac D'Israeli - Wikiquote
1.1 Curiosities of Literature (1791-1834); 1.2 The Literary Character, Illustrated by the History of Men of Genius (1795-1822). 2 External links ...
en.wikiquote.org/ wiki/ Isaac_D'Israeli

ea Poe Society of Baltimore
to Disraeli's Curiosities of Literature since 'The Angel of the Odd' ... The Center for Baudelaire Studies owns a copy of Curiosities of Literature, ...
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NOTES AND QUERIES
Isaac D'Israeli's Curiosities of Literature. In the. essay 'Monarchs' in Curiosities, ... each glance of Curiosities, in Curiosities of Literature, by I. ...
nq.oxfordjournals.org/ cgi/ reprint/ 30/ 4/ 300.pdf

Curiosities of Literature. A New Edition. Edited, with Memoir and ...
Curiosities of Literature. A New Edition. Edited, with Memoir and Notes, by His Son, The Right Hon. B. Disraeli, MP In Three Volumes (Complete Set); ...
www.antiqbook.co.uk/ boox/ star/ 007376.shtml

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