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Page 219 - The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments ' and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Church of England, together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches ; and the form or manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of bishops, priests, and deacons.
Page 97 - ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, of York, Mariner, who lived eight and twenty years all alone in an uninhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men perished but himself. With an account how he was at last as strangely delivered by Pyrates. Written by himself.
Page 121 - Tom") WIT AND MIRTH ; or, PILLS TO PURGE MELANCHOLY. Being a Collection of the best Merry Ballads and Songs, Old and New. Fitted to all Humours, having each their proper Tune for either Voice or Instrument ; most of the Songs being new set.
Page 180 - Imp. 4to. -Suckling (Sir John). FRAGMENTA AUREA : a Collection of all the Incomparable Peeces, written by. And published by a friend to perpetuate his memory. Printed by his own copies.
Page 30 - WHAT needs my Shakespeare for his honour'd bones, The labour of an age in piled stones ? Or that his hallow'd relics should be hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid ? Dear son of Memory, great heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou, in our wonder and astonishment, Hast built thyself a life-long monument.
Page 200 - A Manual of Prayers for the use of the Scholars of Winchester College, and all other devout Christians.
Page 23 - I have always maintained, that any fool may write a most valuable book by chance, if he will only tell us what he heard and saw with veracity. Of Mr. Boswell's truth I have not the least suspicion, because I am sure he could invent nothing of this kind. The true title of this part of his work is, a Dialogue between a Green-goose and a Hero.
Page 197 - Chesterfield was a friend to his undertaking ; and, in consequence of that intelligence, he published, in 1747, the Plan of a Dictionary of the English' Language, addressed to the right honourable Philip Dormer, earl of Chesterfield, one of his majesty's principal secretaries of state.