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Page 294 - A PHILOLOGICAL GRAMMAR, grounded upon English, and formed from a comparison of more than Sixty Languages. Being an Introduction to the Science of Grammars of all Languages, especially English, Latin, and Greek. By the Rev. W. Barnes, B D., of St. John's College, Cambridge; Author of " Poems in the Dorset Dialect,
Page 226 - THE ILIADS OF HOMER, Prince of Poets, never before in any Language truly translated, with a Comment on some of his chief Places. Done according to the Greek by GEORGE CHAPMAN, with Introduction and Notes by the Rev. RICHARD HOOPER. 2 vols.
Page 295 - The Pilgrim Fathers— Collections concerning the Church or Congregation of Protestant Separatists formed at Scrooby, in North Nottinghamshire, in the time of James I., the Founders of New Plymouth, the Parent Colony of New England.
Page 216 - LANZI'S History of Painting In Italy, from the Period of the Revival of the Fine Arts to the End of the iSth Century.
Page 582 - ACCOUNT of the only known Manuscript of Shakespeare's Plays, comprising some important variations and corrections in the " Merry Wives of Windsor," obtained from a Playhouse Copy of that Play recently discovered. By JO HALLIWELL. 8vo. Is. KIMBAULT'S "Who was 'Jack Wilson,' the Singer of Shakespeare's Stage?
Page 163 - A Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer, Antiquary, and Legal Professor, consisting of Descriptions of Public Records, Parochial and other Registers, Wills, County and Family Histories, Heraldic Collections in Public Libraries, &c.
Page 152 - Hcirship, as well as those Families mentioned by Sir William Dugdale, as of those whom that celebrated Author has omitted to notice : interspersed with Interesting Notices and Explanatory Remarks. Whereto is added the Proofs of Parliamentary Sitting from the Reign of Edward I to Queen Anne; also, a Glossary of Dormant English, Scotch, and Irish Peerage Titles, with references to presumed existing Heirs.
Page 27 - BIBLIOTHECA CANTIANA.— A Bibliographical Account of what has been published on the History, Topography, Antiquities, Customs, and Family Genealogy of the County of Kent, with Biographical Notes. By John Russell Smith. In a handsome 8vo volume (pp. 370), with two plates of facsimiles of Autographs of 33 eminent Kentish Writers.
Page 163 - This work will be found indispensable by those engaged in the study of Family History and Heraldry, and by the compiler of County and Local History, the Antiquary and the Lawyer. In it the Public and other Records, most likely to afford information to genealogical inquirers, are fully described, and their places of present deposit indicated.
Page 156 - The text Is so pleasing that we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; and it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain its points and adorn its various topics, the whole...

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