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" Mr Evans, ere his hammer fell, made a due pause and indeed, as if by something preternatural, the ebony instrument itself seemed to be charmed or suspended " in the mid air. "
The Bibliographical Decameron: Or, Ten Days Pleasant Discourse Upon ... - Page 63
by Thomas Frognall Dibdin - 1817
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 32

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1825
...hundred andjifty pounds," said Lord Spencer ! The spectators are now absolutely electrified. The Marquis quietly adds his usual " ten," and there is an end...air." However, at length, down dropt the hammer.' Mr. Dibdin, immediately after this special passage, proceeds to give a most laughable account of the...
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Treatise on Printing and Type-founding

Thomas Curson Hansard, William Nichol - Printing - 1841 - 235 pages
...hundred and fifty pounds,' said Lord Spencer. The spectators are now absolutely electrified. The marquis quietly adds his usual ' ten,' and there is an end...if by something preternatural, the ebony instrument seemed itself to be charmed or suspended ' in mid air.' However, at length down dropped the hammer,...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 5

Thomas Thomson - Scotland - 1854
...hundred and f fty pounds' said lord Spencer ! The spectators were now absolutely electrified. The marquis quietly adds his usual ' ten,' * * and there is an...instrument itself seemed to be charmed or suspended ' in the mid air.' However, at length, down dropped the hammer. * * The spectators," continues Mr Dibdin...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 7

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American literature - 1855
...and fifty pounds '.' said Lord Spencer. The spectators are now absolutely electrified. The marquis quietly adds his usual 'ten,' and there is an end of the contest. As the hammer fell, its echo was heard in the libraries of Rome, of Milan, and St. Mark." (Dibdin's...
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Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volumes 3-4

James Hamilton - 1855
...and fifty pounds ! ' said Lord Spencer. The spectators are now absolutely electrified. The Marquis quietly adds his usual ' ten,' and there is an end of the contest. As the hammer fell, its echo was heard in the libraries of Rome, of Milan, and St. Mark."* It was said...
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Five Black Arts: A Popular Account of the History, Processes of Manufacture ...

William Turner Coggeshall - Printing - 1861 - 392 pages
...hundred and fifty pounds,' said Lord Spencer. The spectators are now absolutely electrified. The marquis quietly adds his usual 'ten,' and there is an end...if by something preternatural, the ebony instrument seemed itself to be charmed or suspended in ' in mid-air.' However, at length down dropped the hammer,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 89

1861
...Marquess quietly adds his usual ten" and -so there an end. "Mr. Evans, ere his hammer fell, made a short pause and indeed, as if by something preternatural, the ebony instrument itself seemed to he charmed or suspended in the mid air. However, at last down dropped the hammer." Such a result naturally...
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The Book-hunter, Etc

John Hill Burton - Bibliomania - 1862 - 384 pages
...Marquess quietly adds his usual ten," and so there an end. " Mr Evans, ere his hammer fell, made a short pause and indeed, as if by something preternatural,...instrument itself seemed to be charmed or suspended in the mid air. However, at last down dropped the hammer." Such a result naturally created excitement...
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities

Robert Chambers - 1862
...hundred and fifty pounds," said Lord Spencer. The spectators were aow absolutely electrified. The marquis ed me to make two or three visits at her father's...retirement, 122 the vanity of youth no longer fluttered the mid air." However, at leugth down dropped the hammer The spectators,' continues Mr Dibdin in his...
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The Book-Hunter etc.

John Hill Burton - 1863
...Marquess quietly adds his usual ten" and so there an end. " Mr. Evans, ere his hammer fell, made a short pause and indeed, as if by something preternatural,...instrument itself seemed to be charmed or suspended in the mid air. However, at last down dropped the hammer." Such a result naturally created excitement...
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