Memoirs of John, duke of Marlborough, with his original correspondence, Band 3


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Seite 25 - Elements of Christian Theology ; containing Proofs of the Authenticity and Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures; a Summary of the History of the Jews; an Account of the Jewish Sects ; and a brief Statement of the Contents of the several Books of the Old Testament.
Seite 7 - DRESSES AND HABITS OF THE PEOPLE OF ENGLAND, from the Establishment of the Saxons in Britain to the present time; with an historical and Critical Inquiry Into every branch of Costume.
Seite 124 - The uneasiness you have showed for some time, has given me very much trouble, though I have borne it ; and had your behaviour continued the same as it was for a few years after my coming to the crown, I could have no dispute with myself what to do. But the many unkind returns I have received since, especially what you said to me...
Seite 437 - I take with pleasure this opportunity of doing justice to that great man, whose faults I knew, whose virtues I admired, and whose memory, as the greatest general and as the greatest minister that our country or perhaps any other has produced, I honour.
Seite 5 - The Author appears to us to have neglected no sources of information, and to have exhausted them, as far as regards the general scope and purpose of the inquiry. The Graphical illustrations are such as become a work of this character upon such a subject ; at, of course, a lavish cost. The resources of the recently revived art of wood-engraving have been combined with the new art of printing in colours, so as to produce a rich effect, almost rivalling that of the monastic illuminations.
Seite 13 - Bearings, Crests, and Mottoes, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, including the late Grants by the College of Arms. With an Introduction to Heraldry, and a Dictionary of Terms.
Seite 17 - In respect to this new and improved edition, one of the most Eminent scholars of the present day has expressed his opinion that "the increased advantages given to it have doubled the original value of the work.
Seite 12 - BOSWELL'S LIFE OF DR. JOHNSON ; BY THE RIGHT HON. JC CROKER. Incorporating his Tour to the Hebrides, and accompanied by the Commentaries of all preceding Editors: with numerous additional Notes and Illustrative Anecdotes ; to which are added.

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