Historic Scenes and Poetic Fancies

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Henry Colburn, 1850 - Great Britain - 400 pages
 

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Page 15 - My Lord of Ely, when I was last in Holborn, I saw good strawberries in your garden there : I do beseech you send for some of them.
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Page 143 - The dimensions of this mercy are above my thoughts. It is, for aught I know, a crowning mercy. Surely, if it be not, such a one we shall have, if this provoke those...
Page 20 - THE CRESCENT AND THE CROSS. BY ELIOT WARBURTON. " Independent of its value as an original narrative, and its useful and Interesting information, this work is remarkable for the colouring po"wer and play of fancy with which its descriptions are enlivened. Among its greatest and most lasting charms is its reverent and serious spirit.

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