Classified Catalogue of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 1895- 1902: Fine Arts. Literature. Fiction. History and travel, part I

Carnegie Library, 1907

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Página 1733 - That young lady had a talent for describing the involvements, and feelings, and characters of ordinary life, which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting, from the truth of the description and the sentiment, is denied to me.
Página 2074 - CONTENTS : — First Impressions of Rome — The Illyrian Emperors and their Land — Augusta Treverorum — The Goths at Ravenna — Race and Language — The Byzantine Empire— First Impressions of Athens — Mediaeval and Modern Greece — The Southern Slaves — Sicilian Cycles — The Normans at Palermo.
Página 1538 - I trust is their destiny, to console the afflicted, to add sunshine to daylight by making the happy happier, to teach the young and the gracious of every age, to see, to think and feel, and therefore to become more actively and securely virtuous...
Página 1669 - The Essays, therefore, are an entertaining soliloquy on every random topic that comes into his head; treating everything without ceremony, yet with masculine sense. There have been men with deeper insight; but, one would say, never a man with such abundance of thoughts: he is never dull, never insincere, and has the genius to make the reader care for all that he cares for. The sincerity and marrow of the man reaches to his sentences.
Página 1275 - LANZI'S History of Painting In Italy, from the Period of the Revival of the Fine Arts to the End of the Eighteenth Century. Translated by Thomas Roscoe. 3 vols. 3*. 6d. each. LAPPENBERG'S History of England under the AngloSaxon Kings. Translated by B. Thorpe, FSA New edition, revised by EC Otte.
Página 2092 - It is immense — there is no other word. I've never read anything that equals it in its deep-sea wonder and mystery, nor do I think that any book before has so completely covered the whole business of whale-fishing, and, at the same time, given such real and new sea pictures. I congratulate you most heartily. It's a new world you've opened the door to.
Página 1239 - Singleton, Esther. The furniture of our forefathers. With critical descriptions of plates by Russell Sturgis.
Página 2137 - STUDENT'S HISTORY OF ROME. From the EARLIEST TIMES to the ESTABLISHMENT OF THE EMPIRE, With Chapters on the History of Literature and Art. By Dean LIDDELL.
Página 1578 - A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Much Ado about Nothing...
Página 1606 - The grammar of assent." — Condition and prospects of Protestantism. — England and her colonies. — A fortnight in Kerry, part i.

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