Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century;: Comprising Biographical Memoirs of William Bowyer, Printer, F.S.A. and Many of His Learned Friends; an Incidental View of the Progress and Advancement of Literature in this Kingdom During the Last Century; and Biographical Anecdotes of a Considerable Number of Eminent Writers and Ingenious Artists; with a Very Copious Index

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Seite 238 - ... in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in its season ! " To this vigorous and animated delineation, I shall now add a few particulars from my own observation and reflection.
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Seite 288 - Ghost: a Sermon, preached before the University of Oxford, at St. Mary's, on Whitsunday, 1867.
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