A Life of Edmund Burke

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G. Bell & Sons, 1891 - 545 pagina's
 

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Pagina 534 - HUNT'S (Robert) Poetry of Science : or, Studies of the Physical Phenomena of Nature. By Robert Hunt, Professor at the School of Mines. JOYCE'S Scientific Dialogues. A Familiar Introduction to the Arts and Sciences. For Schools and Young People. Numerous Woodcuts.
Pagina 527 - ROGER OF WENDOVER'S Flowers of History, comprising the History of England from the Descent of the Saxons to AD 1235, formerly ascribed to Matthew Paris.
Pagina 521 - English Revolution of 1640. From the Accession of Charles I. to his Death. Trans, by W. Hazlitt. Portrait. History of Civilisation. From the Roman Empire to the French Revolution.
Pagina 127 - Though equal to all things, for all things unfit, Too nice for a statesman, too proud for a wit : For a patriot, too cool ; for a drudge, disobedient ; And too fond of the right to pursue the expedient. In short, 'twas his fate, unemploy'd, or in place, Sir, To eat mutton cold, and cut blocks with a razor.
Pagina 538 - Snow Image, and Other Tales. Scarlet Letter. House with the Seven Gables. • Transformation ; or the Marble Fawn. Two Parts. HAZLITT (W.). Table-talk: Essays on Men and Manners. Three Parts. Plain Speaker : Opinions on Books, Men, and Things. Three Parts. Lectures on the English Comic Writers. Lectures on the English Poets.
Pagina 125 - Do not burthen them by taxes ; you were not used to do so from the beginning. Let this be your reason for not taxing. These are the arguments of states and kingdoms. Leave the rest to the schools ; for there only they may be discussed with safety.
Pagina 524 - MA SULLY. Memoirs of the Duke of, Prime Minister to Henry the Great. With Notes and Historical Introduction. 4 Portraits. 4 vols. TAYLOR'S (Bishop Jeremy) Holy Living and Dying, with Prayers, containing the Whole Duty of a Christian and the parts of Devotion fitted to all Occasions. Portrait. TEN BRINK.— Sec Brink.
Pagina 534 - CHEVREUL on Colour. Containing the Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colours, and their Application to the Arts ; including Painting, Decoration, Tapestries, Carpets, Mosaics, Glazing, Staining, Calico Printing, Letterpress Printing, Map Colouring, Dress, Landscape and Flower Gardening, &c. Trans. by C. Martel. Several Plates. With an additional series of 16 Plates in Colours, 7$.
Pagina 83 - ... a cabinet so variously inlaid; such a piece of diversified mosaic; such a tessellated pavement without cement; here a bit of black stone and there a bit of white; patriots and courtiers; king's friends and republicans; Whigs and Tories; treacherous friends and open enemies; that it was indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand on.
Pagina 488 - ... order ; but when the high roads are broken up, and the waters out, when a new and troubled scene is opened, and the file affords no precedent, then it is that a greater knowledge of- mankind, and a far more extensive comprehension of things, is requisite, than ever office gave, or than office can ever give.

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