The Libraries of California: Containing Descriptions of the Principal Private and Public Libraries Throughout the State

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A. L. Bancroft, 1878 - 304 pagina's
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Pagina 144 - And taste, to him the gushing of the wave Far far away did seem to mourn and rave On alien shores; and if his fellow spake, His voice was thin, as voices from the grave ; And deep-asleep he seem'd, yet all awake, And music in his ears his beating heart did make.
Pagina 184 - But I have lived, and have not lived in vain : My mind may lose its force, my blood its fire, And my frame perish even in conquering pain, But there is that within me which shall tire Torture and Time, and breathe when I expire...
Pagina 73 - Books which shall be so brought unto any of their hands, or seized or taken as aforesaid, by virtue of this Our Proclamation, to be delivered to the respective Sheriffs of those counties, where they respectively live, the first and next assizes that shall after happen. And the said Sheriffs are hereby also required, in time of holding such assizes, to cause the same to be publickly burnt by the hand of the common hangman.
Pagina 256 - Mastering the lawless science of our law, That codeless myriad of precedent, That wilderness of single instances, I 84 An.3IC.14S FIELD.
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Pagina 197 - A Defence of the Innocencie of the three Ceremonies of the Church of England, viz. the Surplice, Crosse after Baptisme, and Kneeling at the receiving of the blessed Sacrament.
Pagina 140 - The predominating love of narrative, more especially when the exploits of a favorite nation were the subject, rendered this book very popular; and it came recommended to the public by a title page which promised almost the entertainment of a romance...
Pagina 72 - A PROCLAMATION For calling in, and suppressing of two Books written by John Milton; the one Intituled, Johannis Miltoni Angli •pro Po-pulo Anglicano Defensio...
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