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LIST OF AUTHORS QUOTED.
JOHN, J. A. ST.
MELVILL, REV. H.
MENDOZA, LOPEZ DE,
MERRITT. T. L,
METHUEN, H. H.
MICAH, THE PROPHET.
MILMAN, H. H.
MILNES, R. MONCKTON.
MONTAGUE, LADY M. W.
MONTAGUE, HON. MRS. LYTTELTON, LORD.
MONTAIGNE, MICHAEL DE.
MOORE, DR. J.
· MORGAN, LADY.
MORGAN, SIR C.
MORNAY, P. DE.
MOSES, THE PROPIET.
MOULTRIE, REV. J.
MOYLE, T. N.
MURSELL, REV, A.
NEHEMIAH, THE PROPHET.
NEWCASTLE, DUCHESS OF.
| NEWTON, CRADDOCK.
LIST OF AUTHORS QUOTED.
NEWTON, SIR ISAAC. NEWTON, REV. J. NICCHOLES, R. NIGHTINGALE, MISS F. NORRIS, BISHOP. NORTH, SIR DUDLEY. NORTON, HON. MRS. NOVELLO, SABILLO. NUGENT, DR. T.
ROWLEY, T. RUCELLAI, BERNARD. RUMFORD, COUNT. RUSKIN, J. RUSSELL, LORD JOHN. RUSSELL, REV. DR. RUTHERFORD, REV. S.
O'CONNELL, DANIEL. OGILVIE, DR. J. OPIE, MRS. A. OSBORN, F. OSGOOD, F. S. OTWAY, T. OVERBURY, SIR T. OVID. OWEN, PROFESSOR. OWGAN, A. OXFORD, EARL OF.
QUARLES, F. QUINCEY, DE.
PEEL, SIR ROBERT. 1 PELLICO, SILVIO.
LIST OF AUTHORS QUOTED.
SMITH, ALEXANDER. SMITH, H. SMITH, SIR J. E. SMITH. REV. DR. J. PYE. SMITH, REV. S. SMITH, DR. S. SMOLLETT, DR. T. SMYTH, HON. G... SOCRATES. SOLON. SOTHEBY, W. OUTH, REV. DR. SOUTHERNE, T. SOUTHEY, DR. SOUTHWELL, R. SPADARA, MARCHIONESS DE. SPENSER, E. SPENSER, W. R. SPENSER. BISHOP. SPINCKES, N. SPRAT, BISHOP. STAEL, M, DE STANLEY, BISHOP. STAPLE ON, SIR R. STARKEY, D. P. STEELE, SIR R. STEPHEN, SIR J. STERNE, LAURENCE. STEWART, DUGALD. STILLINGFLEET, BISHOP. STIRLING, EARL OF. STOWE, MRS. H. B. STRAFFORD, LORD. STRETCH, L. M. SUCKLING, SIR J. SULLIVAN, MRS. SULLY, DUKE OF. SUMNER, ARCHBISHOP. SWAIN, C. SWAIN, J. SWARTZ, C. F. SWEDENBORG, E. SWIFT, DEAN. SYLVESTER, J. SYME, J. B. SYMINGTON, A.
TEMPLE, SIR W.
YOUNG, DR. E.
ZIMMERMANY, J. G. ZOROASTER. ZSCHOKKE, J. H.
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writers within the limits of a single quarto volume. “This volume is not only a Treasury of Reference, Passing, as it does, 'from grave to gay, from lively to but a treasure to every reader who may be fortunate severe,' he must indeed be a wayward being who fails enough to possess it. Mr. Southgate, to whose elabo- to gather from it edification and amusement. We rate research and judicious gleaning we owe this work, have no hesitation in pronouncing it one of the most has made it his object to choese his voluminous ex- 'important books of the season. Credit is due to the EXTRACTS FROM LITERARY NOTICES.
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since strung together with much taste and discrimi. nary degree; the advantage of possessing a storehouse
nation."-- Allen's Indian Mail. of the gems of literature is increased a hundred-fold by an arrangement that enables the student and in “This work possesses the merit of being a mag. quirer to turn, at his pleasure, to any particular pas- nificent Gift book, appropriate to all times and seasage or thought. No memory or industry is equal to sons. The compilation of this vast mass of literary the task of a thorough inspection of the vast wealth materials must have occupied Mr. Southgate many of the great world of letters, and the public must class years; the result is a work of reference in every way those who labour as Mr. Southgate has done, amongst
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imposed task, for the volume before us contains more work less deserve commendation on account of its
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and extractable sentences, than have ever before been opinion will hereafter indorse what we say-that not
brought together in our language All previous comonly does this volume contain throughout proofs of
pilations of the sort are pigmies, alike in comprehenan untiring industry and of an intimate acquaintance
siveness and in bulk, when compared with this. The with English Literature, both of the present day and i plan and system of the book, we repeat, are perfect." — of past times, but that the selections are, in most
Field. cases, made with much taste and judgment. The arrangement, too, is excellent. Mr. Southgate's ex.
“This really is what it purports to be, a Treasury tensive research and happy selections will, we feel
of Reference, and will be found to be worth its weight assured, be, as the book becomes known, duly appre
in gold by literary men. Classification and analysis ciated by the public."- Morning Advertiser.
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