British Popular Customs, Present and Past: Illustrating the Social and Domestic Manners of the People: Arranged According to the Calendar of the Year
G. Bell, 1900 - 520 pagina's
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Pagina 34 - Half-hidden, like a mermaid in seaweed, Pensive awhile she dreams awake, and sees, In fancy, fair St. Agnes in her bed, But dares not look behind, or all the charm is fled.
Pagina 34 - Eve, Young virgins might have visions of delight, And soft adorings from their loves receive Upon the honey'd middle of the night, If ceremonies due they did aright ; As, supperless to bed they must retire, And couch supine their beauties, lily white ; Nor look behind, nor sideways, but require Of Heaven with upward eyes for all that they desire.
Pagina 510 - BELL (Sir Charles). The Anatomy and Philosophy of Expression, as connected with the Fine Arts.
Pagina 513 - CASTLE (E.) Schools and Masters of Fence, from the Middle Ages to the End of the Eighteenth Century. By Egerton Castle, MA, FSA With a Complete Bibliography. Illustrated with 140 Reproductions of Old Engravings and 6 Plates of Swords, showing 114 Examples. 6s. CATTERMOLE'S Evenings at Haddon Hall. With 24 Engravings on Steel from designs by Cattermole, the Letterpress by the Baroness de Carabella. 5*. CATULLUS, Tibullus, and the Vigil of Venus. A Literal Prose Translation. 5*.
Pagina 1 - The Works of. Whiston's Translation, revised by Rev. AR Shilleto, MA With Topographical and Geo. graphical Notes by Colonel Sir CW Wilson, KCB 5 vols.
Pagina 512 - Charge against Warren Hastings — Political letters on the American War, on a Regicide Peace, to the Empress of Russia. VI. — Miscellaneous Speeches — Letters and Fragments — Abridgments of English History, &c. With a General Index.
Pagina 6 - PICKERING'S History of the Races of Man, and their Geographical Distribution. With AN ANALYTICAL SYNOPSIS OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MAN by Dr.
Pagina 512 - BURTON'S (Robert) Anatomy of Melancholy. Edited by the Rev. AR Shilleto, MA With Introduction by AH Bullen, and full Index. 3 vols. 3*. 6d. each. BURTON (Sir RF) Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah. By Captain Sir Richard F. Burton, KCMG With an Introduction by Stanley Lane-Poole, and all the original Illustrations.
Pagina 509 - APPIAN'S Roman History. Translated by Horace White, MA, LL.D. With Maps and Illustrations. 2 vols. 6s. each.