A Catalogue of an Extensive Collection of Choice, Useful, and Curious Books: In Most Classes of Literature, English and Foreign, Now on Sale ... by John Russell Smith ...

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G. Norman, 1848 - Catalogs, Booksellers' - 282 pages
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Page 410 - Thou hast — but on ocean, earth, or sea, The heart of a Mother has gone with thee. There is not a grand, inspiring thought, There is not a truth by wisdom taught, There is not a feeling, pure and high, That may not be read in a Mother's eye.
Page 385 - Purgatory, but a complete history of the legends and superstitions relating to the subject, from the earliest times, rescued from old MSS. as well as from old printed books. Moreover, it embraces a singular chapter of literary history omitted by Warton and all former writers with whom we are acquainted : and we think we may add, that it forms the best introduction to Dante that has yet been published.
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Page 387 - Jive hundred objects, cloth. 15s This work, though intended as an introduction and a guide to the study of our early antiquities, will, it is hoped, also prove of service as a book of reference to the practised Archaeologist.
Page 382 - The text is so pleasing that we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; and it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain its points and adorn its various topics, the whole design were intended for a relaxation from study, rather than an ample exposition of an extraordinary and universal custom, which produced the most important effect upon the minds and habits of mankind.
Page 137 - Philological Proofs of the Original Unity and Recent Origin of the Human Race, derived from a Comparison of the Languages of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. 8vo, cloth. 6s (original price 12s 6d) Printed at the suggestion of Dr. Prichard, to whose works it will be found a useful supplement. JONES' (Morris Charles) Valle Crucis Abbey, its Origin and Fountion Charter.
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Page 380 - Popular Treatises On Science, written during the Middle Ages, in AngloSaxon, Anglo-Norman, and English.
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Page 381 - The Harrowing of Hell, a Miracle Play, written in the Reign of Edward II., now first published from the Original in the British Museum, with a Modern Reading, Introduction, and Notes, by JAMES ORCHARD HALLIWELL, Esq.

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