The Biographical Dictionary of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge--, المجلد 4

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844
 

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الصفحة 220 - A treatise of fruit-trees, shewing the manner of grafting, setting, pruning, and ordering of them in all respects...
الصفحة 196 - At the end of the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth century, society was in a state of excitement.
الصفحة 381 - T do confess thou'rt smooth and fair, And I might have gone near to love thee. Had I not found the slightest prayer That lips could speak, had power to move thee; But I can let thee now alone, As worthy to be loved by none.
الصفحة 219 - That young lady had a talent for describing the involvements, and feelings, and characters of ordinary life, which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting, from the truth of the description and the sentiment, is denied to me.
الصفحة 20 - He has so much regard to his congregation, that he commits to his memory what he is to say to them; and has so soft and graceful a behaviour, that it must attract your attention. His person...
الصفحة 248 - Milan library ; but the writing, he observes, is that of the end of the sixteenth, or beginning of the seventeenth century; and from the paper having on it
الصفحة 348 - are of two sorts: — Some of them are wiser, better learned, discreeter, and more constant than a number of men; but another and a worse sort of them, and the MOST PART, are fond, foolish, wanton flibbergibs, tattlers, triflers, wavering, witless, without counsel, feeble, careless, rash, proud, dainty, nice, tale-bearers, eaves-droppers, rumour-raisers, evil-tongued, worse-minded, and in every wise doltified with the dregs of the Devil's Dunghill!
الصفحة 367 - The Count of Gabalis : or, the Extravagant Mysteries of the Cabalists, exposed in Five Pleasant Discourses on the Secret Sciences.
الصفحة 170 - ... and that every marriage or matrimonial contract of any such descendant, without such consent first had and obtained, shall be null and void to all intents and purposes whatsoever.
الصفحة 98 - Barbier, Dictionnaire des Anonymes, &c. vol. ii. 133, vol. iii. 125, 126; Biographie Lyonnaise, 16.) GB AUDRADUS, who always assumed the appellation of Modicus, was chorepiscopus or rural bishop of Sens, under the Archbishop of Sens, Wenilon, and not a bishop, as stated erroneously by Oudin. He was born at the close of the eighth or beginning of the ninth century. He does not appear to have been distinguished otherwise than by his visions or revelations, the truth of which he maintained with success...

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