A Dictionary of Select and Popular Quotations which are in Daily Use: Taken from the Latin, French, Greek, Spanish, and Italian Languages : Together with a Copious Collection of Law-maxims and Law-terms

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Lippincott, Grambo & Company, 1854 - Law - 312 pages
 

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Page 322 - COMPRISING THE MOST EXCELLENT AND APPROPRIATE PASSAGES IN THE OLD BRITISH POETS; WITH CHOICE AND COPIOUS SELECTIONS fROM THE BEST MODERN BRITISH AND AMERICAN POETS. EDITED BY SARAH JOSEPHA HALE.
Page 321 - Hemans's poetry, a moral purity and a religious feeling which commend it, in an especial manner, to the discriminating reader. No parent or guardian will be under the necessity of imposing restrictions with regard to the free perusal of every production emanating from this gifted woman. There breathes throughout the whole a most eminent exemption from impropriety of thought or diction ; and there is at times a...
Page 321 - OCTAVO. Including two hundred and fifty Letters, and sundry Poems of Cowper, never before published in this country ; and of Thomson a new and interesting Memoir, and upwards of twenty new Poems, for the first time printed from his own Manuscripts, taken from a late Edition of the Aldine Poets, now publishing in London. WITH SEVEN BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS.
Page 316 - ... to recommend itself, not only to professed Christians of all denominations, but also to the general reader. The arrangement of the texts illustrated with the notes, in the order of the chapters and verses of the authorized version of the Bible, will render it convenient for reference to particular passages ; while the copious Index at the end will at once enable the reader to turn to every subject discussed in the volume.
Page 63 - Live, while you live, the epicure would say, And seize the pleasures of the present day. Lave, while you live, the sacred preacher cries, And give to GOD each moment as it flies.
Page 315 - Work contains several other Articles, Indexes, Tables, <fcc. &c., and is, 7. Illustrated by a large Plan of Jerusalem, identifying, as far as tradition, &c., go, the original sites, drawn on the spot by F. Catherwood, of London, architect. Also, two steel engravings of portraits of seven foreign and eight American theological writers, and numerous wood engravings. The whole forms a desirable and necessary fund of instruction for the use not only of clergymen and Sabbath-school teachers, but also...
Page 321 - ... to her sex and to humanity, and whose productions, from first to last, contain no syllable calculated to call a blush to the cheek of modesty and virtue.
Page 322 - Beautifully illustrated with Engravings. In one super-royal octavo volume, in various bindings. The publishers extract, from the many highly complimentary notices of the above valuable and beautiful work, the following : " We have at last a volume of Poetical Quotations worthy of the name. It contains nearly six hundred octavo pages, carefully and tastefully selected from all the home and foreign authors of celebrity.
Page 320 - They have also been the honoured means not only of converting many individuals, but also of introducing the Gospel into districts, and even into parish churches, where before it was comparatively unknown.
Page 316 - PAXTON, CHANDLER, AND THE MOST CELEBRATED ORIENTAL TRAVELLERS; EMBRACING ALSO THE SUBJECT OF THE FULFILMENT OF PROPHECY, AS EXHIBITED BY KEITH AND OTHERS. With descriptions of the present state of countries and places mentioned in the Sacred Writings, Illustrated by numerous landscape Engravings, FROM SKETCHES TAKEN ON THE SPOT.

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