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C. Whittingham, 1853 - Best books - 107 pages
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Page xiv - Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit: and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtile; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend.
Page 32 - EPHEMERA. -THE BOOK OF THE SALMON : In Two Parts. Part I. The Theory, Principles, and Practice of Fly-Fishing for Salmon : with Lists of good Salmon Flies for every good River in the Empire ; Part II. The Natural History of the Salmon, all Its known Habits described, and the best way of artificially Breeding It explained.
Page 48 - Dictionary of Geography, Descriptive, Physical, Statistical, and Historical : Forming a complete General Gazetteer of the World.
Page 34 - Essays : On Decision of Character ; on a Man's writing Memoirs of Himself ; on the epithet Romantic ; on one aversion of Men of Taste to Evangelical Religion.
Page 21 - The Civil and Literary Chronology of Greece, from the earliest accounts to the death of Augustus, 3 vols.
Page 11 - A Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art : Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of every Branch of Human Knowledge ; with the Derivation and Definition of all the Terms in General Use. Edited by WT BRANDE, FRSL and E.
Page 40 - Haydn's Book of Dignities : Containing Rolls of the Official Personages of the British Empire, Civil, Ecclesiastical, Judicial, Military, Naval, and Municipal, from the Earliest Periods to the Present Time.
Page 16 - The History of Scotland from the Revolution to the Extinction of the Last Jacobite Insurrection (1689-1748).
Page 69 - The Rise and Progress of the English Commonwealth. Anglo-Saxon Period, containing the AngloSaxon Policy, and the Institutions Arising out of Laws and Usages which Prevailed before the Conquest.
Page 23 - LIFE AND EPISTLES of SAINT PAUL; Comprising a complete Biography of the Apostle, and a Paraphrastic Translation of his Epistles inserted in Chronological Order.

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