A history of the city of Rome, from its foundation to the end of the Middle ages

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Seite 5 - SPECIAL DICTIONARIES AND WORKS OF. REFERENCE. Dr. Richardson's Philological Dictionary of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Combining Explanation with Etymology, and copiously illustrated by Quotations from the Best Authorities. New Edition, with a Supplement containing additional Words and further Illustrations. In 2 vols. 4to. £4 14«.
Seite 4 - Seventy years passed before JOHNSON was followed by Webster, an American writer, who faced the task of the English Dictionary with a full appreciation of its requirements, leading to better practical results." • • * •. " His laborious comparison of twenty languages, though never published, bore fruit in his own mind, and his training placed him both in knowledge and judgment far in advance of Johnson as a philologist. Webster's...
Seite 7 - With a view of providing for this want, and of making a series which has long held a high place in public estimation a more adequate representation of the whole body of English poetry, the Publishers have determined to issue a second series, which will contain some of the older poets, and the works of recent writers, so far as may be practicable by arrangement with the representatives of the poets whose works are still copyright.
Seite 11 - ... author have been lavished without stint .... This work is a kind of British Museum for this period and subject in small compass. It is a series of galleries of statues, gems, coins, documents, letters, books, and relics, through which the reader may wander at leisure, and which he may animate with his own musings and reflections. It...
Seite 5 - Synonyms Discriminated. A Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the English Language, with their various Shades of Meaning, &c. Illustrated by Quotations from Standard Writers. By the late Ven. CJ SMITH, MA Demy 8vo. 16s. A New Biographical Dictionary. By THOMPSON COOPER, FSA, Editor of " Men of the Time," and Joint Editor of
Seite 15 - Each- volume is elegantly printed in royal 8vo., and illustrated with a very large number of well-executed engravings, printed in colours They form a complete library of reference on the several subjects to which they are devoted, and nothing more complete in their way has lately appeared."—The Bookseller.
Seite 10 - The Desert of the Exodus. Journeys on Foot in the Wilderness of the Forty Years' Wanderings, undertaken in connection with the Ordnance Survey of Sinai and the Palestine Exploration Fund. By EH PALMER, MA, Lord Almoner's Professor of Arabic and Fellow of St.
Seite 10 - MA, Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, and late Lecturer In History at Trinity College, Cambridge. Second Edition, revised and enlarged. 8vo. Vol. I. to the Death of Cceur de Lion.
Seite 14 - A clear, bold, distinctive type enables the reader to take In at a glance the arrangement and divisions of every page. And Mrs. Lankester has added to the technical description by the editor an extremely Interesting popular sketch, which follows in smaller type. The English, French, and German popular names are given, and, wherever that delicate and difficult step is at all practicable, their derivation also. Medical properties, superstitions, and fancies, and poetic tributes and illusions, follow....

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