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C. Whittingham, 1853 - Best books - 107 pages
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Page 2 - 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, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.
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 13 - 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 34 - 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 50 - Dictionary of Geography, Descriptive, Physical, Statistical, and Historical : Forming a complete General Gazetteer of the World.
Page 36 - 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 34 - HANDBOOK of ANGLING : Teaching Fly-fishing, Trolling, Bottomfishing, Salmon-fishing ; with the Natural History of River Fish, and the best modes of Catching them. By EPHEMERA. Fcp.
Page 23 - The Civil and Literary Chronology of Greece, from the earliest accounts to the death of Augustus, 3 vols.
Page 42 - 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 18 - The History of Scotland from the Revolution to the Extinction of the Last Jacobite Insurrection (1689-1748).

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