Heroes, philosophers and courtiers of the time of Louis xvi, by the author of 'The secret history of the court of France under Louis xv'.

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Hurst and Blackett, 1863

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306. oldal - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
133. oldal - They directed it to be ornamented with suitable devices. Some of the principal actions of the war, in which you distinguished yourself by your bravery and conduct, are, therefore, represented upon it. These, with a few emblematic figures, all admirably well executed, make its principal value. By the help of the exquisite artists...
371. oldal - History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Disgrace of Chief Justice Coke
371. oldal - Amen ! Amen ! One who knew him well, and may with good cause love him, has said : " But for Irving, I had never known what the communion of man with man means. His was the freest, brotherliest, bravest human soul mine ever came in contact with : I call him, on the whole, the best man I have ever, after trial enough, found in this world, or now hope to find.
240. oldal - O'Hara on horseback, who, riding up to General Washington, took off his hat and apologized for the non-appearance of Lord Cornwallis, on account of indisposition. Washington received him with dignified courtesy, but pointed to MajorGeneral Lincoln as the officer who was to receive the submission of the garrison.
371. oldal - LIFE OF EDWARD IRVING. The Life of Edward Irving, Minister of the National Scotch Church, London. Illustrated by his Journals and Correspondence. By Mrs. OLIPHANT. Portrait. Svo, Cloth, $3 50. RAWLINSON'S MANUAL OF ANCIENT HISTORY. A Manual of Ancient History, from the Earliest Times to the Fall of the Western Empire. Comprising the History of Chaldsea, Assyria, Media, Babylonia, Lydia, Phoenicia, Syria, Judffia.

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