A Catalogue of Manuscripts, in Different Languages on Theology, English and Foreign History, [etc., Etc.] of Various Dates, from the Twelfth to the Eighteenth Century: To which is Added a Small Collection of Manuscripts in the Oriental Languages, with an Appendix Containing a Few Printed Books, [etc., Etc.]

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Page 28 - Remembrances for Order and Decency to be kept in the Upper House of Parliament by the Lords when His Majesty is not there...
Page 138 - Strutt's Sports and Pastimes of the People of England; including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, and Pompous Spectacles, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.
Page 41 - The victim by turns of selfish and sanguinary factions, of petty tyrants, and of foreign invaders, Italy has fallen like a star from its place in heaven ; she has seen her harvests trodden down by the horses of the stranger, and the blood of her children wasted in quarrels not their own ; Conquering or conquered, in the indignant language of her poet, still alike a slave ;~\- a long retribution for the tyranny of Rome.
Page 125 - Pauperum — the Bible of the Poor ; who were thus enabled to acquire, at a comparatively low price, an imperfect knowledge of some of the events recorded in the Scriptures.
Page 56 - ... accept the mediation of the duke of Savoy. By the peace of Turin, Venice surrendered most of her territorial possessions to the king of Hungary. That prince and Francis Carrara were the only gainers. Genoa obtained the isle of Tenedos, one of the original subjects of dispute; a poor indemnity for her losses. Though, upon a hasty view, the result of this war appears more unfavorable to Venice, yet in fact it is the epoch of the decline of Genoa.
Page 145 - The Images of the old Testament, lately expressed, set forthe in Ynglishe and Frenche vuith a playn and brief exposition.
Page 139 - Apo- | sties by the said Theod. Beza : | And also short expositions on the phrases and hard places taken | out of the large annotations of the foresaid Authour and | loach. Camerarius, By P. Loseler. Villerius. | Englished by L. Tomson.
Page 10 - Nunc comedor. Vivus docui, nee cesso docere Mortuus ; ut dicat, qui me videt incmeratum : Quod sumus iste fuit, erimus quandoque quod hic est.
Page 111 - Mongst which my most delight hath always been To hunt the salvage chace, amongst my peers, Of all that rangeth in the forest green, Of which none is to me unknown that yet was seen.

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