The Desultory Man, Volume 2

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Página 16 - The History of Modern Europe : with a View of the Progress of Society, from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris, in 1763.
Página 170 - Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view That like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies: My fortune leads to traverse realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. E'en now, where Alpine solitudes ascend, I sit me down a pensive hour to spend; And, placed on high above the storm's career, Look downward where a hundred realms appear...
Página 17 - THE ANCIENTS HAD OF INDIA ; and the Progress of Trade with that Country prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope. With an Appendix, containing Observations on the Civil Policy, the Laws and Judicial Proceedings, the Arts, the Sciences, and Religious Institutions of the Indians.
Página 8 - The Principles of Physiology, applied to the Preservation of Health, and to the Improvement of Physical and Mental Education.
Página 3 - Turner's Sacred History of the World, attempted to be Philosophically considered, in a Series of Letters to a Son.
Página 11 - Plutarch's Lives of illustrious Men. Translated from the Greek, with Notes Critical and Historical, and a Life of Plutarch, by JOHN and WILLIAM LANGHORNE.
Página 31 - As some lone miser, visiting his store, Bends at his treasure, counts, recounts it o'er, Hoards after hoards his rising raptures fill, Yet still he sighs, for hoards are wanting still...
Página 2 - PALESTINE, OR THE HOLY LAND. From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. By the Rev. M. RUSSELL, LL.D.
Página 17 - In one volume, 8vo. With a Portrait and Engravings. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. ; with a View of the Progress of Society in Europe, from the Subversion of the Roman Empire to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century. By William Robertson, DD...

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