Catalogue of a Large and Valuable Collection of Ancient and Modern Books: New and Second Hand, in Every Department of Literature, Science and Art, Including Many Valuable and Rare Works in Theology and Ecclesiastical History, ...
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Page 184 - He, who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wealth of the Indies with him.
Page 224 - London's Encyclopaedia of Agriculture: comprising the Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and the Cultivation and Economy of the Productions of Agriculture. With 1,100 Woodcuts. 8vo. 21s. London's Encyclopaedia of Gardening: comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape Gardening.
Page 95 - 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. CARPENTER'S Works.— C^tfwW. - Vegetable Physiology and Systematic Botany.
Page 4 - This sight verifies it. There is no end : indeed, it were pity there should. God hath given to man a busy soul ; the agitation whereof cannot but, through time and experience, work out many hidden truths : to suppress these, would be no other than injurious to mankind, whose minds h'ke unto so many candles should be kindled by each other.
Page 21 - FAMILY EXPOSITOR; Or, a Paraphrase and Version of the New Testament : with Critical Notes, and a Practical Improvement of each Section.
Page 4 - I can, at pleasure, summon whole synods of reverend fathers and acute doctors from all the coasts of the earth, to give their well-studied judgments in all points of question which I propose ! Neither can I cast my eye casually upon any of these silent masters, but I must learn somewhat.
Page 4 - What a heaven lives a scholar in, that at once in one close room can daily converse with all the glorious martyrs and fathers ? that can single out at pleasure, either sententious Tertullian, or grave Cyprian, or resolute Hierome, or flowing Chrysostome, or divine Ambrose, or devout Bernard, or, (who alone is all these) heavenly Augustine, and talk with them and hear their wise and holy counsels...
Page 93 - A Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art : Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of every Branch of Human Knowledge ; with the Derivation and Definition of all the Terms in General Use. Edited by WT BRANDE, FRSL and E.
Page 87 - Besides, it is with books as with women, where a certain plainness of manner and of dress is more engaging than that glare of paint and airs and apparel, which may dazzle the eye, but reaches not the affections.