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Сторінка 193 - Liber Veritatis; or a Collection of Prints after the Original Designs of Claude Le Lorrain; in the Collection of His Grace the Duke of Devonshire. Executed by Richard Earlom, in the Manner and Taste of the Drawings.
Сторінка 61 - PAINTED ILLUSTRATIONS OF ANCIENT ARMS AND ARMOUR: A Critical Inquiry into Ancient Armour as it existed in Europe, but particularly in England, from the Norman Conquest to the Reign of Charles II.
Сторінка 75 - Britain independent of commerce ; or proofs, deduced from an investigation into the true causes of the wealth of nations, that our riches, prosperity, and power are derived from sources inherent in ourselves, and would not be affected, even though our commerce were annihilated.
Сторінка 43 - Original Letters written during the Reigns of Henry VI., Edward IV., and Richard III...
Сторінка 57 - Complete View of the Manners, Customs, Arms, Habits, &c., of the Inhabitants of England from the arrival of the Saxons till the Reign of Henry VIII.
Сторінка 331 - Typographical Antiquities; or the history of printing in England Scotland and Ireland: containing memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of the books printed by them.
Сторінка 171 - CHANGLING HISTORICALLY PRESENTED, in the mad and cruell Gallantry, foolish Bravery, ridiculous Beauty, filthy Finenesse, and loathsome Loveliness of most Nations, fashioning and altering their Bodies from the Mould intended by Nature; with Figures of those Transfigurations. To which Artificial and affected Deformations are added, all the Native and Nationall Monstrosities that have appeared to, disfigure the Humane Fabrick.
Сторінка 43 - The Historical Doubts are an acute and curious example how minute antiquarian research may shake our faith in the facts most pointedly averred by general history. It is remarkable also to observe, how, in defending a system which was probably at first adopted as a mere literary exercise, Mr Walpole's doubts acquired, in his own eyes, the respectability of certainties, in which he could not brook controversy.
Сторінка 51 - Gainst Learning's, Virtue's, Truth's, Religion's foes, A kingdom's safety, and the world's repose. If Vice appal thee, — if thou view with awe Insults that brave, and crimes that 'scape the law ; Yet may the specious bastard brood, which claim A spurious homage under Virtue's name, Sprung from that parent...
Сторінка 69 - And, by the way, let us use the license of a note, to remark that White's delightful work is no longer shut up in a quarto. It is most pleasing to witness the exertions made by eminent writers of our time to produce food for the juvenile mind. Shall we be pardoned for observing, that the ' Natural History of Selborne' ought to have a place among the household books of every English family...

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