Lives of Learned and Eminent Men,: Taken from Authentic Sources, Adapted to the Use of Children of Four Years Old and Upwards. In Two Volumes..

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Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, ... and N. Hailes, 1823 - Biography - 204 pages
 

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Page 202 - Then being asked, which way he would lay himself on the block, he answered, ' So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lies.
Page 47 - ... several other towns situated upon that beautiful coast He steered directly to the point of danger, from which others were flying with the utmost terror, and with so much calmness and presence of mind, as to be able to make and dictate his observations upon the motion and figure of that dreadful scene. He went so near to the mountain, that the cinders, which grew thicker and hotter the nearer he approached, fell into the ships, together with pumice-stones and...
Page 106 - ... wrote five, that he built a stage on purpose to have them played in his Court, and enabled our poet to build himself a house in Ferrara, with a pleasant garden, where he used to compose his poems, which were highly esteemed by all the princes in Italy, who sent him many presents; but he said, " he would not sell his liberty for the best cardinal's cap in Rome.
Page 207 - JUVENILE CORRESPONDENCE; or, Letters designed as Examples of the Epistolary Style, for Children of both Sexes.
Page 77 - John the Baptist, whom the Turks revere as a great prophet. Mahomet admired the proportion, and light and shade of the picture much: but he found fault with the manner in which the skiu of the neck from which the head had been taken off was painted.
Page 205 - THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF RELIGION, and the Existence of a Deity, explained in a Series of Dialogues adapted to the capacity of the Infant mind.
Page 205 - FIRST PRINCIPLES of RELIGION and the Existence of a DEITY, explained in a Series of Dialogues, adapted to the Capacity of the Infant Mind, by Lady FENN, SB. CONCISE ACCOUNT of the ORIGIN and DESIGN of CHRISTIANITY, intended as a second part to a work entitled " First Principles of Religion, &c.
Page 208 - Ambrose and Eleanor ; Or, The Adventures of Two Children Deserted On an Uninhabited Island.
Page 134 - Venice to meet his son. The train which he took with him consisted of five hundred lords and gentlemen, all clothed in black, with long mourning hoods, reaching to the middle of their legs. These men walked through Venice, two by two, or three by three, and were admired by the people for their gravity.
Page 84 - Titian made an apology, to thank the condescension of so great a monarch ; to relieve him, the emperor said " that the merit of a Titian was worthy of the attendance of an emperor.

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