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A Glossary of Provincial Words Used in Teesdale in the County of Durham - Page 7
by Frederick Dinsdale - 1849 - 151 pages
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An analysis of the Domesday book of the county of Norfolk

George Munford - 1858
...entertainment. The text is so pleasing that we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; and it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain its points and adorn its various topies, the whole design were intended for a relaxation from study, rather of historical truth." —...
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The Shakespeare Fabrications, Or the Ms. Notes of the Perkins Folio Shown to ...

Clement Mansfield Ingleby - 1859 - 116 pages
...amusement. The text is so pleasing that we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; and it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain...its various topics, the whole design were intended fora relaxation from study, rather than an ample exposition of an extraordinary and universal custom,...
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A Catalogue of Twenty-five Thousand Volumes of Choice, Useful, and Curious ...

John Russell Smith - Catalogs, Booksellers' - 1860 - 582 pages
...entertainment. The text is so pleasing that we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; and it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain...produced the most important effect upon the minds aud habits of mankind. — Literary Oatelle. \Vo can fairly recommend the " Curiosities of Heraldry...
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A catalogue of twenty-five thousand volumes of choice, useful, and curious ...

John Russell Smith - 1860
...we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; and it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which eo cleverly explain its points and adorn its various...produced the most important effect upon the minds and habita of mankind. — Literary Oazette, We can fairly recommend the " Curiosities of Ileraldry " to...
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Patronymica Britannica, a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom

Mark Antony Lower - 1860
...sterling value ; and It seems as if. in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain its pointe and adorn its various topics, the whole design were...universal custom, which produced the most Important eflect« upon the minds and habit« of mankind."— Literary (¡atrlte, " We can fairly recommend the...
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A Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer, Antiquary, and Legal Professor ...

Richard Sims - Archives - 1861 - 526 pages
...amusement The text is so pleasing that we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; and it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain...and adorn its various topics, the whole design were int'-mi. .-i for a relaxation from study, rather than an ample exposition of an extraordinai > and...
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Shakespeare's Jest Book: A Hundred Mery Talys, from the Only Perfect Copy Known

Hermann Oesterley - Chapbooks, English - 1866 - 161 pages
...amusement. The text is so pleasing that we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; aud it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain...which produced the most important effect upon the miuds and habits of mankind." — Literary Gazette. " Mr. Lower's work is both curious and instructive,...
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A glossary, with some pieces of verse, of the old dialect of the English ...

Jacob Poole - English language - 1867 - 139 pages
...amusement. The text is so pleasing that we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; and it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain...most important effect upon the minds and habits of mankind."—Literary Gazette. LOWER'S (MA) Curiosities of Heraldry, with Illustrations from Old English...
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A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions ..., Volume 2

Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright - English language - 1867 - 981 pages
...so clcvei ! *• explain its pointe and adorn its various topics, the whole design were ¡nteml- t for a relaxation from study, rather than an ample exposition of an extmordiuui > «nd universal custom, which produced the most important effect upon ll,V minds and habits...
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Reliquiae Hearnianae: The Remains of Thomas Hearne ... Being ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hearne - 1869
...amusement. The text is so pleasing that we scarcely dream of its sterling value ; and it seems as if, in unison with the woodcuts, which so cleverly explain...both curious and instructive, while the manner of itg treatment is so inviting and popular, that the subject to which it refers, which many have hitherto...
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