The Works of Thomas Sackville

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J. R. Smith, 1859 - 161 sider
 

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Side 22 - LETTERS of the KINGS of ENGLAND— Now first collected from the Originals in Royal Archives, and from other Authentic Sources, Private as well as Public. Edited, with Historical Introduction and Notes, by JO HALLIWELL.
Side 98 - Boreas' blasts down blew; And small fowls flocking, in their song did rue The winter's wrath, wherewith each thing defaced In woeful wise bewailed the summer past. Hawthorn had lost his motley livery, The naked twigs were shivering all for cold, And dropping down the tears abundantly; Each thing, methought, with weeping eye me told The cruel season, bidding me withhold Myself within; for I was gotten out Into the fields, whereas I walked about.
Side 3 - ANALECTA ANGLO-SAXONICA.— A Selection, in Prose and Verse, from Anglo-Saxon Authors, of various ages, with a Glossary. By Benjamin Thorpe, FSA A New Edition, with corrections and improvements. Post 8vo, cloth, 8s.
Side 67 - ... his breast, and all we might Wiped in vain with napkins next at hand, The sudden streams of blood that flushed fast Out of the gaping wound. O what a look...
Side 110 - As on the which full daintily would he fare; His drink, the running stream; his cup, the bare Of his palm closed; his bed, the hard cold ground; To this poor life was Misery ybound.
Side 68 - Even Jove with justice must with lightning flames From heaven send down some strange revenge on thee. Ah, noble prince, how oft have I beheld Thee mounted on thy fierce and trampling steed, Shining in armour bright before the tilt, And with thy mistress...
Side 108 - Stoined and amazed at his own shade for dread, And fearing greater dangers than was need. And next, within the entry of this lake, Sat fell Revenge, gnashing her teeth for ire, Devising means how she may vengeance take, Never in rest till she have her desire; But frets within so far forth with the fire Of wreaking flames, that now determines she To die by death, or venged by death to be.
Side 39 - Hitherto this interesting volume has only been known to the public by extracts in various publications. So few copies of the original are known to exist, that the copy from which this reprint has been taken cost twenty-one guineas.
Side 39 - Anecdota Literaria, a Collection of Short Poems in English, Latin, and French, illustrative of the Literature and History of England in the Xlllth Century, and more especially of the Condition and Manners of the Different Classes of Society.
Side 20 - Philological Proofs of the Original Unity and Recent Origin of the Human Race, derived from a Comparison of the Languages of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. 8vo, cloth. 6s (original price 12s 6d) • • Printed at the suggestion of Dr. Prichard, to whose works it will be found a useful supplement. JONES' (Morris Charles) Valle Crucis Abbey, its Origin and Fountion Charter.

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