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Page 85 - It is a nation, would I answer Plato, that hath no kinde of traffike, no knowledge of Letters, no intelligence of numbers, no name of magistrate, nor of politike superioritie ; no use of service, of riches or of povertie ; no contracts, no successions, no partitions, no occupation but idle ; no respect of kindred, but common, no apparell but naturall, no manuring of lands, no use of wine, corne, or mettle.
Page 14 - Costume in England. A HISTORY OF DRESS, from the Earliest Period until the close of the Eighteenth Century ; with a Glossary of Terms for all Articles of Use or Ornament worn about the Person. "By FW FAIRHOLT, FSA With upwards of 600 Engravings, drawn on Wood by the Author.
Page 16 - Transcaucasia. SKETCHES OF THE NATIONS AND RACES BETWEEN THE BLACK SEA AND THE CASPIAN. By BARON VON HAXTHAUSEN. With eight Coloured Illustrations by GRAEB.
Page 9 - Seven Lectures on Shakespeare and MILTON. By the late ST COLERIDGE. A List of all the MS. Emendations in Mr. COLLIER'S Folio, 1632; and an Introductory Preface by J.
Page 13 - The Inferno. A Literal Prose Translation, with the Text of the Original printed on the same page. By John A. Carlyle, MD 5*. — The Purgatorlo. A Literal Prose Translation, with the Text printed on the same page.
Page 24 - Rambles and Recollections of a Fly-Fisher. Illustrated. "With an Appendix, containing ample Instructions to the Novice, Inclusive of Fly-making, and a List of Really Useful Flies. By CLERICUS.
Page 62 - The best method to lay the spectres of the mind is to commit them to paper. Speaking of the Essays, he says, " This book has a domestic and private object. It is intended for the use of my relations and friends ; so that, when they have lost me, which they will soon do, they may find in it some features of my condition and humours ; and by this means keep up more completely, and in a more lively manner, the knowledge they have of me.
Page 17 - Johnson — A Winter's Sketches in the South of FRANCE AND THE PYRENEES. With Remarks upon the Use of the Climate and Mineral Waters in the Cure of Disease. By FREDERICK H. JOHNSON, MRCS ENO., LAC, formerly President of the Hunterian Society of Edinburgh.
Page 30 - The Human Body and its ConNECTION WITH MAN. Illustrated by the principal Organs.