How to Form a Library

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E. Stock, 1886 - Best books - 248 pages
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Page 111 - INDEX GEOGRAPHICUS : Being a List, alphabetically arranged, of the Principal Places on the Globe, with the Countries and Subdivisions of the Countries in which they are situated, and their Latitudes and Longitudes.
Page 55 - My hopes are with the Dead ; anon My place with them will be, And I with them shall travel on Through all Futurity ; Yet leaving here a name, I trust, That will not perish in the dust.
Page 54 - With, them I take delight in weal And seek relief in woe; And while I understand and feel How much to them I owe, My cheeks have often been bedew'd With tears of thoughtful gratitude.
Page 189 - Esquire, the author of the History of the County Palatine of Durham, and in accordance with his pursuits and plans ; having for its object the publication of inedited Manuscripts, illustrative of the intellectual, the moral, the religious, and the social condition of those parts of England and Scotland included on the east between the Humber and the Frith of Forth, and on the west between the Mersey and the Clyde, a region which constituted the ancient Kingdom of Northumbria.
Page 77 - Be it remembered in honor of the Philadelphia youth (then chiefly artificers) that in MDCCXXXI they cheerfully, at the instance of Benjamin Franklin, one of their number, instituted the Philadelphia Library which, though small at first, is become highly valuable and extensively useful, and which the walls of this edifice are now destined to contain and preserve: the first stone of whose foundation was here placed the thirty-first day of August, 1789.
Page 125 - A Polyglot of Foreign. Comprising French, Italian, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, and Danish.
Page 115 - Fasti Romani. The Civil and Literary Chronology of Rome and Constantinople, from the Death of Augustus to the Death of Heraclius.
Page 208 - The Society's publications are issued in two Series, of which the first contains the different texts of Chaucer's works ; and the Second, such originals of, and essays on these as can be procured, with other illustrative treatises, and Supplementary Tales.
Page 52 - This little collection of Stall tracts and ballads was formed by me, when a boy, from the baskets of the travelling pedlars. Until put into its present decent binding it had such charms for the servants that it was repeatedly, and with difficulty, recovered from their clutches. It contains most of the pieces 1 Journal, Nov. 7, 1827. 2 Paul's Letters to his Kinsfolk. 3 The passage is not in the "Keliquiae" as published in "Harper's Magazine,
Page 62 - The giving a bookseller his price for his books has this advantage : he that will do so, shall have the refusal of whatsoever comes to his hand, and so by that means get many things, which, otherwise, he never should have seen : so it is in giving a bawd her price.

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