The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: A New Ed. Containing Pieces Hitherto Uncollected, and a Life of the Author

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G. Bell and sons, 1885
 

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Pàgina 517 - The Desert of the Exodus. Journeys on Foot in the Wilderness of the Forty Years' Wanderings, undertaken in connection with the Ordnance Survey of Sinai and the Palestine Exploration Fund. By EH PALMER, MA, Lord Almoner's Professor of Arabic and Fellow of St.
Pàgina 298 - To cheer the shivering native's dull abode. And oft, beneath the odorous shade Of Chili's boundless forests laid, She deigns to hear the savage youth repeat, In loose numbers wildly sweet, Their feather-cinctured chiefs, and dusky loves. Her track, where'er the goddess roves, Glory pursue, and generous Shame, The unconquerable Mind, and freedom's holy flame. II. 3. Woods, that wave o'er Delphi's steep, Isles, that crown th...
Pàgina 168 - I may claim some merit this way, in hastening this testimonial from your friends abovewriting : their love to you indeed wants no spur, their ink wants no pen, their pen wants no hand, their hand wants no heart, and so forth, (after the manner of Rabelais, which is betwixt some meaning and no meaning) ; and yet it may be said, when present thought and opportunity is wanting, their pens want ink, their hands want pens, their hearts want hands, &c., till time, place, and conveniency concur to set them...
Pàgina 367 - Dear Sir, you sent for me. I believe and I hope you have some commands. I shall hold them most sacred." May distant ages not only hear but feel the reply ! Forcibly grasping the youth's hand, he softly said, " See in what peace a Christian can die !" He spoke with difficulty, and soon expired.
Pàgina 74 - ... who attends presents her with a little floating dish like a basin; into which the lady puts a handkerchief, a snuff-box, and a nosegay. She then traverses the bath ; if a novice, with a guide ; if otherwise, by herself; and having amused herself thus while she thinks proper, calls for her chair, and returns to her lodgings.
Pàgina 517 - DYER (Dr. TH) Pompeii : its Buildings and Antiquities. An Account of the City, with full Description of the Remains and Recent Excavations, and an Itinerary for Visitors. By TH Dyer, LL.D.
Pàgina 299 - Ode is founded on a tradition current in Wales, that Edward the First, when he completed the conquest of that country, ordered all the Bards that fell into his hands to be put to death.

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