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Bibliomania: Or Book-madness; a Bibliographical Romance
Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Visualizzazione completa - 1876
ancient Antiquities appeared auction beautiful Bibl bibliographical bibliomaniac Bibliotheca Bishop bound called catalogue century character collection collector considered contains copy curious death described Earl edition England English equally excellent executed eyes fine folio give given hand head Henry History illustrated impression interesting John kind King known large paper late Latin latter learned leaves literary literature lived Lond London look Lord LYSAND manner means mention never notice observed original Paris particular perhaps period portrait possession present printed probably published purchased rare reader relating respect scarce seems seen sold spirit sufficiently taste thing Thomas valuable vellum volumes whole worthy writing written
Pagina 128 - Waken, lords and ladies gay, On the mountain dawns the day ; All the jolly chase is here, With hawk and horse and hunting-spear; Hounds are in their couples yelling. Hawks are whistling, horns are knelling, Merrily merrily mingle they: Waken, lords and ladies gay...
Pagina 371 - Henley stands, Tuning his voice, and balancing his hands. How fluent nonsense trickles from his tongue ! How sweet the periods, neither said, nor sung ! Still break the benches, Henley ! with thy strain, While Sherlock, Hare, and Gibson preach in vain.
Pagina 595 - The true Tragedie of Richard Duke of Yorke, and the death of good King Henrie the Sixt, with the whole contention betweene the two Houses Lancaster and Yorke, as it was sundrie times acted by the Right Honourable the Earle of Pembrooke his seruants.
Pagina 309 - This drew to the place a mighty trade ; the rather because the shops were spacious, and the learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed to meet with agreeable conversation. And the booksellers themselves were knowing and conversible men, with whom, for the sake of bookish knowledge, the greatest wits were pleased to converse.
Pagina 600 - M. William Shake-speare, His True Chronicle History of the life and death of King Lear, and his three Daughters.
Pagina 8 - Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations : ask thy father, and he will show thee ; thy elders, and they will tell thee.
Pagina 429 - The Second part of Henrie the fourth, continuing to his death, and coronation of Henrie the fift. With the humours of Sir John Falstaffe, and swaggering Pistoll. As it hath been sundrie times publikely acted by the right honourable, the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants. Written by William Shakespeare.
Pagina 285 - ... worth when new five pounds. His house was perfectly of the old fashion, in the midst of a large park well stocked with deer...
Pagina 103 - Now, all amid the rigours of the year, In the wild depth of Winter, while without The ceaseless winds blow ice, be my retreat, Between the groaning forest and the shore Beat by the boundless multitude of waves, A rural, shelter'd, solitary scene; Where ruddy fire and beaming tapers join, To cheer the gloom. There studious let me sit, And hold high converse with the mighty dead...