A Short History of Spain, Volume 1

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Page 230 - have now reigned above fifty years in victory or peace : beloved by " my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. " Riches and honours, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, " nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my " felicity. In this situation I have diligently numbered the days of " pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot : they amount " to FOURTEEN : — O man ! place not thy confidence in this present
Page 505 - A HISTORY of FRANCE, with Conversations at the End of each Chapter. For the Use of Young Persons. 2 vols. 12mo. With numerous Wood Engravings, illustrative of the progressive changes in Manners, Customs, Dress, &c. By Mrs. MARKHAM, Author of the History of England.
Page 1 - Jupiter, who assumed the form of a snow-white bull, and after being brought over the seas to Crete seated upon his back to have given her name to the land lying opposite. Africa is bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Ethiopian Ocean, on the north by the Mediterranean Sea, and on the east by the river Nile. It embraces the Mauritanias, viz., Tingitana (modern Tangiers) and Caesarea, inland Libya, Numidia (also called Mapalia), lesser Africa (in which is Carthage, formerly...
Page 505 - The POETICAL PRIMER, consisting of short Extracts from Ancient and Modern Authors, selected and arranged progressively for the Use of Children. By Mrs. LAWRENCE. Third Edition. 18mo.
Page 230 - September 15, 1777, in the seventy-third year of his age, and the fifty-first of his ministry.
Page 506 - L'ORATORE ITALIANO, o SAGGI di ELOQUENZA e STORIA ; estratti dai migliori Scrittori di Prosa Italiana. With Critical, Biographical, Historical, and Explanatory Notes ; and every word properly accented. Calculated not only to give a proper knowledge of the Language, but also a correct notion of the Literature of Italy. By the MARQUIS SPINETO. Third Edition, corrected and enlarged. 12mo.
Page 505 - A HISTORY of FRANCE. By MRS. MARKHAM. With numerous Wood Engravings, illustrative of the progressive Changes in Manners, Customs, Dress, &c. A New Edition. 2 vols. 12mo. 16s. v. % A SHORT HISTORY of SPAIN. On the Plan of MRS. MARKKAM'S Histories of England and France. By MARIA CALLCOTT".
Page 437 - The condition on which ten cities were surrendered by the governor was, that he should enjoy the estate called the King's Garden, at Seville, and the tenth of the oil of...
Page 210 - Fez, and had taken possession of most of the towns on the coast of Almagreb.
Page 505 - It is written in a plain, clear style, and the information contained in it appears likely to implant a sound knowledge of the rudiments of Geography in the juvenile mind...

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