A catalogue of tracts, pamphlets, prints, and drawings, illustrating Oxfordshire. On sale

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Page 8 - 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 3 - Regent, the Emperor of Russia, and the King of Prussia, to the University of Oxford, in June, 1814.
Page 8 - Steps to the Temple," " Sacred Poems, with other Delights of the Muses," and "Poemata,"
Page 8 - Had this little book been written at Athens or Rome, its author would have been classed with the wise men of his country."— Headley.
Page 8 - The foresaid dutchess of Cleveland was a very cruel and austere mother, one instance of which I learn from Mr. Calvert, who tells me, that his grand-mother, the lady Lichfield, being in her mother's coach in the park, happened to break the glass of the coach, and thereupon her father the king passing by in another coach, happened to stop, and asking his daughter what made her cry so, (for she cryed as soon as the glass was broke,) she answered, because she was afraid that her mother would beat her...
Page 8 - Dr. COTTON MATHER'S Wonders of the Invisible World, being an account of the Trials of several Witches lately executed in New England, and of the several remarkable curiosities therein occurring.
Page 8 - The edition deserves well of the public; it is carefully printed, and the annotations, although neither numerous nor extensive, supply ample explanations upon a variety of interesting points. If Mr. Halliwell had done no more than collect these plays, he would...
Page 8 - Pullen's tree, it having been planted by the care of the late Mr. Josiah Pullen, of Magdalen Hall, who used to walk to that place every day, sometimes twice a day, if tolerable weather, from Magdalen Hall and back again, in the space of half an hour.
Page 12 - Maries, and at 4 in the afternoon ; and it was always followed in Edmund Hall as long as I have been in Oxford till yesterday, when they went to dinner at twelve and to supper at six. Nor were there any fritters at dinner as there used always to be. When laudable old customs alter 'tis a sign learning dwindles...
Page 14 - Wood's great friend, and Anthony used sometimes to go and lye at his house. . When he was there one time, some young ladies there, having a mind to make sport with Anthony, put some antimony and something else into his liquor, which made him so sick, that it was thought he would have died ; at which Mr. Sheldon was confounded angry with the ladies, who did it out of a frolick, Anthony being looked upon by them as a quere fellow.

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