The Philobiblion: A Monthly Bibliographical Journal, Containing Critical Notices Of, and Extracts From, Rare, Curious, and Valuable Old Books. Vol. 1-2. [December, 1861,-1863.] O.

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G.P. Philes & Company, 1862


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Page 88 - Some have too much, yet still do crave; I little have, and seek no more. They are but poor, though much they have, And I am rich with little store: They poor, I rich; they beg, I give; They lack, I leave; they pine, I live.
Page 100 - As it hath been sundrie times publikely acted by the Right Honourable the Lord Chamberlaine his servants. Written by William Shakspeare. Printed by VS for Andrew Wise and William Aspley.
Page 250 - A Descriptive Catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century, lately forming part of the library of the duke di Cassano Serra and now the property of George John, earl Spencer,.
Page 225 - THE Iliads of HOMER, Prince of Poets, never before in any language truly translated, with a Comment on some of his chief PlacesDone according to the Greek by GEORGE CHAPMAN, with Intro.
Page 228 - Johnson said, he had never heard of the book. Lord Eliot had it at Port Eliot; but, after a good deal of enquiry, procured a copy in London, and sent it to Johnson, who told Sir Joshua Reynolds that he was going to bed when it came, but was so much pleased with it, that he sat up till he had read it through, and found in it such an air of truth, that he could not doubt...
Page 214 - mend his native country, lamentably tattered, both in the upper-leather and sole, with all the honest stitches he can take.
Page 2 - Barley might well have called that a mask !) of the striking poem of which I am about to offer an extract. There is no reading the whole, for there is an intoxication about it that turns one's brain.
Page 88 - Content I live, this is my stay; I seek no more than may suffice; I press to bear no haughty sway; Look, what I lack my mind supplies; Lo, thus I triumph like a king, Content with that my mind doth bring.
Page 225 - Shewing his jnvincible force, together with the j marvailous, and most famous Acts by him atchieved and done | in the great, long, and terrible Siege, which the Princes | of Greece held about the towne of Troy, for the space | of Tenne yeares.
Page 67 - Neither time, nor distance, nor grief, nor age can ever diminish my veneration for him, who is the great moral poet of all times, of all climes, of all feelings, and of all stages of existence.

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