The Critic Volume 4

The Critic Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...Library, London, 1842. Mansville, N. Y. W. J. Ccthbertok. No. 632.--Bv 'Damiens' bed of steel' Goldsmith is said to have explained that he "meant the rack. Damiens was put to death for an attempt on the life of Louis XV.; but while his tortures were of the most horrible description, I do not find that he was actually put to the rack. In using tinexpression Goldsmith may have taken a poetic license. Philadelphia, Pa. C. F. Savkders. No. 637.--The first wife of Richard Brinsley Sheridan was Miss Linley, a beautiful singer, of Bath. The portrait of he'r as St. Cecilia was by Sir Joshua Reynolds. It passed out of Sheridan's possession when he was embarrassed by his debts. Boston, Mass. L. J. C. Safety From Accident is something that cannot be secured in this world; but the pecuniary rtsultt of accident can be guarded against very easily by buying aa accident policy in Thk Travelers, of Hartford, Conn. Only five dollars a year for all clerical or professional employments will secure five dollars per week indemnity in case of disabling injury, and (looo if death ensues therefrom. Those who suffer from -leeplesiine-B, nervous prostration, debility, worry or pTd--slve mental toll, can be almost Immediately relieved by taking the spec al re?" food VITALIZED IMIOSFHITES. ft aids wondjrTUUyTn tho fodlly and menial growth ot children. Kor years It has been uped h-all the best phyBielana for rtie cure of nervous ami meutal disorder-. By druggist or mall. JL F. CROSBY CO., 066 6th Avenue, New York. Formula on every label. IMPORTANT.--When yon visit or leave New York City, save BanragpExpressure and Carriage Hire, and stop at the Grnnd I. nion Hotel, opposite Grand Central Depot. Six hundred Elegant rooms, fitted up at a cost of one...show more

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  • Paperback | 588 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,034g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236631706
  • 9781236631701