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Page 37 - Making it momentary as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That in a spleen unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say, Behold ! The jaws of darkness do devour it up, So quick bright things come to confusion.
Page 63 - Speckled Book," otherwise styled, "The Great Book of Dun Doighre": a Collection of Pieces in Irish and Latin, transcribed towards the close of the Fourteenth Century. "The oldest and best Irish MS. relating to Church History now preserved
Page 60 - Tree and Serpent Worship ; Or, Illustrations of Mythology and Art in India in the First and Fourth Centuries after Christ, from the Sculptures of the Buddhist Topes at Sanchi and Amravati.
Page 27 - Price 31*. 6d. ANCIENT LAWS AND INSTITUTES OF ENGLAND ; comprising Laws enacted under the Anglo-Saxon Kings, from JEthelbirht to Cnut, with an English Translation of the Saxon ; the Laws called Edward the Confessor's ; the Laws of William the Conqueror, and those ascribed to Henry the First ; also...
Page 80 - REGAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL ANTIQUITIES OF ENGLAND. Containing the most authentic Representations of all the English Monarchs from Edward the Confessor to Henry the Eighth : together with many of the Great Personages that were eminent under their several Reigns. New and greatly improved Edition, by JR PLAXCHE', Esq., FSA Royal 4to, 72 Plates, cloth, 21. 2s. The Plates coloured, 41. it. Splendidly Illuminated, uniform with the Dresses, 12*. 12*.
Page 72 - Cyclopaedia of Costume ; or, A Dictionary of Dress — Regal, Ecclesiastical, Civil, and Military — from the Earliest Period in England to the reign of George the Third. Including Notices of Contemporaneous Fashions on the Continent, and a General History of the Costumes of the Principal Countries of Europe. By JR PLANCH^, Somerset Herald.
Page 17 - ... Angler or the Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing, Not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers.
Page 30 - The Silva of North America. A description of the Trees which grow naturally in North America, exclusive of Mexico.
Page 60 - Kemble.— The Saxons in England: A History of the English Commonwealth till the period of the Norman Conquest.
Page 19 - GUEST. -THE MABINOGION, From the Llyfr Coch o Hergest, or Red Book of Hergest, and other ancient Welsh MSS. : with an English Translation and Notes. By Lady CHARLOTTE GUEST. Parts 1 to 5.