Chronicles of the Crusades, contemporary narratives of the crusade of Richard cœur de lion, by Richard of Devizes and Geoffrey de Vinsauf, and of the crusade of saint Louis, by lord J. de Joinville [ed. by H.G. Bohn, signing himself H.G.B.].
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Сторінка 17 - INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE BIBLE: containing Proofs of the Authenticity and Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures; a Summary of the History of the Jews ; an Account of the Jewish Sects ; and a brief Statement of the Contents of the several Books of the Old and New Testaments. By GEORGE TOMLINE, DDFRS New Edition. Fcp. 8vo. 5s. 6d. cloth. TOOKE.-THE HISTORY OF PRICES : With reference to the Causes of their principal Variations, from the year 1792 to the year 1838, inclusive.
Сторінка 7 - Robson, and others ; besides many thousand names which have never appeared in any previous Work. This volume, in fact, in a small compass, but without abridgment, contains more than four ordinary quartos. BURNS' WORKS, WITH LIFE BY ALLAN CUNNINGHAM, AND NOTES BY SIR WALTER SCOTT, CAMPBELL, WORDSWORTH, LOCKHART, &c.
Сторінка 5 - It is, without doubt, the most splendid of the kind ever published in Britain, and will stand a comparison, without any eclipse of its lustre, with the most magnificent ornithological illustrations of the French school. Mr. Selby has long and deservedly ranked high, as a scientific naturalist.
Сторінка 7 - BURKE'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HERALDRY; OR, GENERAL ARMOURY OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND. Comprising a Registry of all Armorial Bearings, Crests, and Mottoes, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, including the late Grants by the College of Arms. With an Introduction to Heraldry, and a Dictionary of Terms. Third Edition, with a Supplement. One very large vol. imperial...
Сторінка 226 - ... in the camp, and terrible to the foe ! King Richard commanded the van, and kept the foremost guard. The Normans defended the standard, which we do not consider it irrelevant here to describe. It was formed of a long beam, like the mast of a ship ; made of most solid ceiled work, on four wheels ; put together with joints, bound with iron, and to all appearance no sword or axe could cut, or fire injure it. A chosen body of soldiers were generally appointed to guard it, especially in a combat on...
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Сторінка 445 - Sir Guy d'Ebelin, constable of Cyprus, knelt beside me, and confessed himself to me, and I gave him such absolution as God was pleased to grant me the power of bestowing ; but of all the things he had said to me, when I rose up, I could not remember one of them,
Сторінка 267 - Darum ; and having collected a large number of cattle, horses, and mares, also twenty asses, thirty camels, and seventy sheep, and other cattle, they formed in a body and returned with all speed to Ascalon, bringing back also with them 200 Saracens, with their wives and children. On Palm Sunday, King Richard, amid much splendour, girded with the belt of knighthood the son of Saphadin, who had been sent to him for that purpose.