A Bibliography of Thomas Holcroft

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New York public library, 1922 - 94 pages
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Page 55 - Education, to which I have added another volume, consisting of pieces taken from the Scriptures. This new edition will appear in the course of May next, and I beg your permission, Sir, to forward you a copy, as a small token of my gratitude, and of the sentiments with which I have the honour to be, Sir, your very humble and very obedient servant, DUCREST GENL1s.
Page 57 - Letters on Egypt, containing a parallel between the manners of its ancient and modern inhabitants, its commerce, agriculture, government and religion, with the descent of Louis ix at Damietta, extracted from Joinville and Arabian authors.
Page 56 - Change en bien tous les maux où le ciel m'a soumis; Compagne de mes pas dans toutes mes demeures , Dans toutes les saisons, et dans toutes les heures : Sans toi tout homme est seul; il peut par ton appui Multiplier son être , et vivre dans autrui. Idole d'un cœur juste , et passion du sage , Amitié, que ton nom couronne cet ouvrage! Qu'il préside à mes vers comme il règne en mon cœur ! Tu m'appris à connaître , à chanter le bonheur.
Page 87 - A Collection of Modern and Contemporary Voyages and Travels: containing I. Translations from foreign languages, of voyages and travels never before translated. II. Original voyages and travels never before published. III. Analyses of new voyages and travels published in England (n vols., 8°, 1805-10; partial reissues in 1810 and 1819-23).
Page 37 - A plain and succinct narrative of the late riots and disturbances in the cities of London and Westminster and borough of Southwark.
Page 24 - I am engaged at present, but if you will call on me to-morrow morning," giving him his card, " I will engage, in half an hour, to convince you there is no God !" Mr. Coleridge called on him the next morning, when the discussion was renewed, but none being present except the disputants, no account is preserved of this important conversation ; but Mr. C. affirmed that he beat all his arguments to atoms ; a result that none who knew him could doubt. He also stated that instead of his being converted...
Page 79 - The East Indian ; a comedy. Translated from the German of Augustus von Kotzebue, by A. Thomson, author of Whist, &c. London: Printed for TN Longman and O. Rees, No 39, Paternoster Row. 1799. Price two shillings.
Page 22 - Mrs. Inchbald says, the report of the world is that Mr. Holcroft is in love with her, she with Mr. Godwin, Mr. Godwin with me, and I am in love with Mr. Holcroft ! A pretty story indeed!
Page 90 - HUC'S TRAVELS in TARTARY, THIBET, and CHINA. A Condensed Translation, by Mrs. PERCY SINNETT. Two Parts, price One Shilling each ; or in One Volume, 16mo. price Half-a-Crown, cloth. 16 & 17. HOLCROFT'S MEMOIRS, written by HIMSELF and continued to his Death from his Diary, Notes, and other Papers. Two Parts, price One Shilling each ; or, in One Volume, 16mo. price Half-a-Crown, cloth.
Page 74 - Paternoster-row, for the account between us, which he sent in the evening, wishing me to deduct seventy-six of the Narrative, and twelve of the Letter to Windham, which he pretends to have been lost by the binder, and this since the last settling, during which period the account states only three sold. Saw two or three good pictures at Nodin's, Leadenhall-street. Met Osmond, whom I had not seen for some years. He remarked, I was much altered and broken.

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