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Page 295 - Himself best knows : but strangely-visited people, All swoln and ulcerous, pitiful to the eye, The mere despair of surgery, he cures ; Hanging a golden stamp about their necks, Put on with holy prayers : and, 'tis spoken, To the succeeding royalty he leaves The healing benediction.
Page 71 - I could a tale unfold whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their...
Page 493 - APPIAN'S Roman History. Translated by Horace White, MA, LL.D. With Maps and Illustrations. 2 vols. 6s. each.
Page 388 - Lead then, said Eve. He leading swiftly roll'd In tangles, and made intricate seem straight. To mischief swift. Hope elevates, and joy Brightens his crest. As when a wandering fire, Compact of unctuous vapour, which the night Condenses, and the cold environs round, Kindled through agitation to a flame, Which oft, they say, some evil spirit attends, Hovering and blazing with delusive light, Misleads the amazed night-wanderer from his way To bogs and mires, and oft through pond or pool, There swallow'd...
Page 11 - POLITICAL CYCLOPAEDIA. A Dictionary of Political, Constitutional, Statistical, and Forensic Knowledge ; forming a Work of Reference on subjects of Civil Administration, Political Economy, Finance, Commerce, Laws, and Social Relations.
Page 12 - ROGER OF WENDOVER'S Flowers of History, comprising the History of England from the Descent of the Saxons to AD 1235, formerly ascribed to Matthew Paris.
Page 7 - Death by the Ancients. Translated by EC Beasley and Helen Zimmern. Edited by Edward Bell, MA With a Frontispiece of the Laokoon group. y- 6d. LILLY'S Introduction to Astrology.
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