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Page 339 - The books discussed in this volume are no less valuable than they are rare, and the compiler is entitled to the gratitude of the public. Observer. The Silent Hour : Essays, Original and Selected. By the Author of "The Gentle Life.
Page 338 - Familiar Words. An Index Verborum, or Quotation Handbook. Affording an immediate Reference to Phrases and Sentences that have become embedded in the English language. Second and enlarged Edition. "The most extensive dictionary of quotation we have met with."— Notes and Queries.
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