The Library, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Sir John Young Walker MacAlister, Alfred William Pollard, Ronald Brunlees McKerrow, Sir Frank Chalton Francis
Oxford University Press, 1893 - Bibliography
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Page 268 - Besides many other important powers and duties, the regents have power to incorporate, and to alter or revoke the charters of universities, colleges, academies, libraries, museums, or other educational institutions ; to distribute to them funds granted by the state for their use; to inspect their workings and require annual reports under oath of their presiding officers ; to establish examinations as to attainments in learning and confer on successful candidates suitable certificates, diplomas and...
Page 64 - If it plese any man spirituel or temporel to bye ony Pyes of two and thre comemoracions of Salisburi vse enprynted after the forme of this present lettre whiche ben wel and truly correct, late hym come to Westmonester in to the Almonesrye at the reed pale and he shal have them good chepe.
Page 324 - My dear Sir, Can you conveniently lend me five pounds, as we want a little more than four pounds to make up our lodging bill, which is indeed much higher than we expected ; seven weeks, and Burnet's lodging for twelve weeks, amounting to eleven pounds. Yours, affectionately, ST COLERIDGE.
Page 326 - Committee may read through two quartos, that is, one thousand and four hundred pages of close printed Latin and Greek, in three weeks, for aught I know to the contrary. I pretend to no such intenseness of application, or rapidity of genius. I must beg you to inform me, by Mr. Cottle, what length of time is allowed by the rules and customs of our institution for each book. Whether their contents, as well as their size, are consulted in apportioning the time ; or whether, customarily, any time at all...
Page 326 - Committee, in individual cases, choose to deem it proper. I subscribe to your library, Mr. Catcott, not to read novels, or books of quick reading and easy digestion, but to get books which I cannot get elsewhere, books of massy knowledge ; and as I have few books of my own, I read with a commonplace book, so that if I be not allowed a longer period of time for the perusal of such books, I must contrive to get rid of my subscription, which would be a thing perfectly useless, except so far as it...
Page 268 - The University consists of all incorporated institutions of academic and higher education, with the State Library, State Museum, and such other libraries, museums or other institutions for higher education in this state as may be admitted by the regents to the University.
Page 326 - Grit.' although by accident they were registered on the 23d of March, yet they were not removed from the Library for a fortnight after ; and when I received your first letter, I had had the books just three weeks. Our learned and ingenious Committee...
Page 192 - Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, Not mend their minds, as some to church repair, Not for the doctrine but the music there...
Page 145 - The letter of Columbus on the Discovery of America. A Facsimile of the Pictorial edition, with a New and Literal Translation and a Complete Reprint of the Oldest Four Editions in Latin.
Page 30 - The peculiar value of this work consists in the full and exact account which it gives of the Greek legal and forensic terms, both by literal interpretation, and by a comparison with the corresponding terms in Roman jurisprudence.

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