The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, Volume 4
G. Bell and sons, 1889
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Page 47 - Biron they call him; but a merrier man, Within the limit of becoming mirth, I never spent an hour's talk withal : His eye begets occasion for his wit; For every object that the one doth catch, The other turns to a mirth-moving jest ; Which his fair tongue (conceit's expositor,) Delivers in such apt and gracious words, That aged ears play truant at his tales, And younger hearings are quite ravished ; So sweet and voluble is his discourse.
Page 1 - HISTORY OF NEW YORK, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the Dutch Dynasty.
Page 303 - Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And, with some sweet oblivious antidote, Cleanse the stuff'd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart ? Doct.
Page 493 - History of the Jesuits : their Origin, Progress, Doctrines, and Designs. 8 Portraits. PETRARCH'S Sonnets, Triumphs, and other Poems, in English Verse. With Life by Thomas Campbell. Portrait and 15 Steel Engravings. PICKERING'S History of the Races of Man, and their Geographical Distribution ; with AN ANALYTICAL SYNOPSIS OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MAN. By Dr. Hall. Map of the World and 12 coloured Plates PICTORIAL HANDBOOK OF Modern Geography on a Popular Plan.
Page 6 - My thoughtless youth was wing'd with vain desires; My manhood, long misled by wandering fires, Follow'd false lights; and when their glimpse was gone, My pride struck out new sparkles of her own. Such was I, such by nature still I am; Be thine the glory, and be mine the shame. Good life be now my task; my doubts are done: What more could fright my faith, than Three in One?
Page 493 - CARPENTER'S (Dr. WB) Zoology, A Systematic View of the Structure, Habits, Instincts, and Uses of the principal Families of the Animal Kingdom, and of the chief Forms of Fossil Remains. Revised by WS Dallas, FLS Numerous Woodcuts. 2 vols. 6s. each. — Mechanical Philosophy, Astronomy, and Horology. A Popular Exposition. 181 Woodcuts. i8 BOHN'S LIBRARIES. CARPENTER'S Works.— < Vegetable Physiology and Systematic Botany.
Page 493 - STARLING'S (Miss) Noble Deeds of Women ; or, Examples of Female Courage, Fortitude, and Virtue. With 14 Steel Portraits.
Page 493 - BOETHIUS'S Consolation of Philosophy. King Alfred's Anglo-Saxon Version of. With an English Translation on opposite pages, Notes, Introduction, and Glossary, by Rev. S. Fox, MA To which is added the Anglo-Saxon Version of the METRES OF BOETHIUS, with a free Translation by Martin F.
Page 493 - II.— History of the Revolt in the Netherlands, the Trials of Counts Egmont and Horn, the Siege of Antwerp, and the Disturbances in France preceding the Reign of Henry IV.
Page 493 - LOGIC, or the Science of Inference. A Popular Manual. By J. Devey. MILLER (Professor). History Philosophically Illustrated, from the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French Revolution. With Memoir. 4 vols.