Literary Collector: A Monthly Magazine of Booklore and Bibliography, Količina 4

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Frederick C. Bursch, Annie Dennis Bursch
G. D. Smith, 1902

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Stran 17 - Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour the fresh instruction o'er the mind, To breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix The generous purpose in the glowing breast.
Stran 17 - These books are sold by J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun, in St Paul's Church-yard, opposite the north door of the church, where great allowances are made to those who buy quantities to sell again.
Stran 136 - Southey had no events, no experiences. His wife kept house and allowed him pocket-money, just as if he had been a German professor devoted to accents, tobacco, and the dates of Horace's amours.
Stran 110 - Hampshire militia ; and though his studies were interrupted, ' the discipline and evolutions of a modern battle,' he remarks, 'gave him a clearer notion of the phalanx and the legion, and the captain of the Hampshire grenadiers was not useless to the Historian of the Roman Empire.
Stran 16 - We are desired to give notice, that there is in the press, and speedily will be published, either by subscription or otherwise, as the public shall please to determine, the History of Little Goody Two Shoes, otherwise Mrs. Margery Two Shoes ; with the means by which she acquired learning...
Stran 58 - To Anacreon in Heaven, where he sat in full glee, A few sons of harmony sent a petition, That he their inspirer and patron would be ; When this answer arrived from the jolly old Grecian : Voice, fiddle and flute, no longer be mute, I'll lend you my name and inspire you to boot ; And besides I'll instruct you like me to entwine, The myrtle of Venus with Bacchus's vine.
Stran 16 - Pocket-Book, intended for the Instruction and Amusement of Little Master Tommy and Pretty Miss Polly, with an agreeable Letter to read from Jack the Giant Killer, as also a Ball and Pincushion, the use of which will infallibly make Tommy a good Boy, and Polly a Good Girl.
Stran 16 - A LITTLE PRETTY POCKET-BOOK, intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly.
Stran 110 - It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind.
Stran xiii - The Copie of a Letter Sent from the Roaring Boyes in Elizium ; To the two arrant Knights of the Grape, in Limbo, Alderman Abel and M. Kilvert, the two great Projectors for wine : And to the rest of the worshipfull Brotherhood of that Patent.

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