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Page 404 - Wilson. — A MEMOIR OF GEORGE WILSON, MD, FRSE, Regius Professor of Technology in the University of Edinburgh. By his SISTER. New Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. "An exquisite and touching portrait of a rare and beautiful spirit.
Page 241 - Latin language, indeed the finest didactic poem in any language, was written in defence of the silliest and meanest of all systems of natural and moral philosophy.
Page 104 - Though without number still, amidst the hall Of that infernal court. But far within, And in their own dimensions like themselves, The great seraphic lords and cherubim In close recess and secret conclave sat, A thousand demigods on golden seats, Frequent and full.
Page 42 - Utinam exstarent ilia carmina, quae, multis saeculis ante suam aetatem, in epulis esse cantitata a singulis convivis de clarorum virorum laudibus, in Originibus scriptum reliquit Cato.
Page 389 - Characteristics of Old Church Architecture, etc., In the Mainland and Western Islands of Scotland. 4to, with Illustrations, price 25s.
Page 382 - Museum of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland during their annual meeting, held in Edinburgh, July 1856, under the patronage of HRH The Prince Consort, KG, comprising notices of the portraits of Mary Queen of Scots, collected on that occasion.
Page 173 - Si sine uxore possemus, Quirites, esse, omnes ea molestia careremus: sed quoniam ita natura tradidit, ut nee cum illis satis commode nee sine illis ullo modo viví possit, saluti perpetuae potius quam brevi voluptati consulendum est.
Page 209 - Fast by the oracle of God, I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventurous song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme.