The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &C. 2nd Series. 3rd Series

The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &C. 2nd Series. 3rd Series

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ...is in the press. Select Specimens of English Prose and Poetry, from the age of Elizabeth to ARY, SCIENTIFIC, &c. the present time; including, in a moderate size, considerable portions of those authors who have had a deckled influence over our language and literature; to which will be added, introductory essays, by the Rev. George Walker, head-master of the Leeds grammarschool, in 2 vols, duodecimo, are nearly ready for publication. In the press, A Picturesque and Topographical Account of Cheltenham and the Vicinity, by the Rev. T. D. Fosbroke, with an Account of the Waters by John Fosbroke, surgeon. Speedily will appear, the first number of The Gardener's Quarterly Register and Magazine of Rural and Domestic Improvement, to be continued quarterly. This work is intended to form a focus for gardening discussion and gossip, acceptable to both practical men and amateurs. Mr. G. P. Scropehas in the press, A Treatise on Volcanoes, and theirConnection with the History of the Globe. Dr.Gibney, resident physician at Brighton, has nearly ready for publication, A Treatise on the Medical Application of the Vapour-Bath, comprising its chemical qualities, and a commentary on its general nature and properties. OBSTIPUS: An Egotistical Poem. Part V. If eccentricity's a mark Of genius, I had--not a (park, But a huge flame; fur naught did I, Like other people, willingly. Strange whims had I, and uncouth ways, And hid me from the vulgar gaze In favourite corners, where I took Some musty, old, black-letter book. The subject 'twas no matter what, So other people read it not: It seemed to me like something won From the dark flood of ages gone; And, with a strange vivacity, I chuckled iu my privacy, Like one who, in Golconda's mine, Deholds the precious diamond shine, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236951891
  • 9781236951892