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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Հատոր 6
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1836
The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Հատոր 4
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1835
The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Հատոր 3
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1835
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Էջ 27 - That they had traitorously endeavoured to subvert the fundamental laws and government of the kingdom, to deprive the king of his regal power, and to impose on his subjects an arbitrary and tyrannical authority...
Էջ 262 - ... the subject of his pencil, he very imprudently, or rather presumptuously, attempted the great historical style, for which his previous habits had by no means prepared him : he was indeed so entirely unacquainted with the principles of this style that he was not even aware that any artificial preparation was at all necessary.
Էջ 54 - I came to court," writes he to another friend, "in the very heat and height of all displeasures. After I had been there but an hour, I was threatened with the Fleet. I answered poetically, ' that coming so late from the land-service, I hoped I should not be pressed to serve her majesty's fleet in Fleet-street.
Էջ 262 - ... common to all children, was remarkable in me. An early access to a neighbouring painter drew my attention from play ; and I was, at every possible opportunity, employed in making drawings. I picked up an acquaintance of the same turn, and soon learnt to draw the alphabet with great correctness. My exercises, when at school, were more remarkable for the ornaments which adorned them, than for the exercise itself. In the former, I soon found that blockheads with better memories could much surpass...
Էջ 129 - The general opinion was, that Pope Julius was too dear, and • that the King would not come to his rates. But it is more probable, that that Pope, who was extremely jealous of the dignity of the see of Rome, and of the acts thereof, knowing that King Henry...
Էջ 17 - Lords concerning these particulars, it would be too long to report : only this ; under how dark a cloud I was hereupon I was so sensible, that I plainly told the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, that rather than I would be obnoxious to those slanderous tongues of his misinformers, I would cast up my rochet. I knew I went right ways, and would not endure to live under undeserved suspicions.
Էջ 71 - Cowper, during the end of the past and the beginning of the present century...
Էջ 172 - It is near six inches in length from the tip of the bill to the end of the tail, the former being about half an inch, and the latter two inches and a half.
Էջ 11 - A selection of curious, rare and early voyages, and histories of interesting discoveries, chiefly published by Hakluyt, or at his suggestion, but not included in his celebrated compilation, to which, to Purchas, and to other general collections, this is intended as a supplement.