Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 71 - 80 of 164 on That place, that does Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious....  Take our survey New!
" That place, that does Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious court, where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes for variety I confer With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsels ; Calling their... "
A HISTORY OF VAN BUREN COUNTY MICHIGAN - Page 777
by CAPTAIN O.W. ROWLAND - 1912
Full view - About this book

The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 36

Literary Criticism - 1871
...not why ; Oh, quick voiced echo of the hills, Must you be first to make reply? HB EMBRYO LIBRARIES. " That place, that does Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious court." — FLETCHER. T UVENAL drew a portrait for all time, when — after I speaking of the narrow couch,...
Full view - About this book

New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...280. BOOKS, Pleasure oĢ Give me Leave to enjoy myself. That place that does Contain my books, tho ; Calling their victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account ; and in my fancy Deface their ill-plac'd...
Full view - About this book

Aspects of Authorship: Or, Book Marks and Book Makers

Francis Jacox - Authors - 1872 - 494 pages
...writings of Tlato." Like the speaker in The Elder Brother, his cue was, . " Give me leave To enjoy myself: that place that does contain My books, the best companions,...hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers." i Very near the end of his autobiography comes Gibbon's complacent avowal: " The love of study, a passion...
Full view - About this book

The bards and authors of Cleveland and south Durham, and the vicinage

George Markham Tweddell - 1872 - 24 pages
...FLETCHER, the Dramatist, has the following very sensible lines : — " Give me Leave to enjoy myself. That place that does Contain my books, the best companions, is To me a glorious conrt where hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers ; And sometimes, for variety, I confer...
Full view - About this book

Good, bad, and indifferent, a book of jests

Percival Keane (pseud.) - 1873
...Dumas ; " an ape, sir ! My pedigree commences where your own terminates." THE PLEASURES OF A LIBRARY. That place that does contain My books, the best companions,...With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsels, Calling their victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account, and in my fancy Deface their ill-placed...
Full view - About this book

Essence of wisdom, distilled from the flowers of ancient and modern ...

Albert Walker - 1873
...read, but not curiously ; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Bacon. The place that does contain My books, the best companions,...With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsels, Calling their victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account, and in my fancy Deface their ill-placed...
Full view - About this book

Irish Wits and Worthies: Including Dr. Lanigan, His Life and Times, with ...

William John Fitzpatrick - Church historians - 1873 - 346 pages
...dukedom large enough." THE TEMPEST, Act i., Scene ii. " The place that doth contain These books, my best companions, is to me A glorious court, where hourly I converse With the oldest sages and philosophers; And sometimes, for variety, confer With kings and emperors, and weigh...
Full view - About this book

Irish wits and worthies

William John Fitzpatrick - 1873
...dukedom large enough." THE TEMPEST, Act i., Scene ii. " The place that doth contain These books, my best companions, is to me A glorious court, where hourly I converse With the oldest sages and philosophers; And sometimes, for variety, confer With kings and emperors, and weigh...
Full view - About this book

Under seal of confession, by Averil Beaumont

Margaret Hunt - 1874
..." from this day forth I will do my best to be one to you." CHAPTER XVI. " That place that contains My books the best companions, is to me A glorious...With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsels, Calling their victories if unjustly got, Unto a strict account, and in my fancy, Deface their ill-placed...
Full view - About this book

Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...gold. FERRIAR : Bibliomania. Now cheaply bought for thrice their weight in gold. FERRIAR: Bibliomania. That place that does Contain my books, the best companions,...hourly I Converse with the old sages and philosophers. FLETCHER. Whence is thy learning? Hath thy toil O'er books consumed the midnight oil? GAY. Volumes...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF