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Page 1 - BROWN'S DICTIONARY OF THE HOLY BIBLE. From the last genuine Edinburgh edition. Containing the Author's last additions and corrections, and further enlarged and corrected by his Sons ; with a Life of the Author ; and an Essay on the Evidence of Christianity.
Page 342 - Bengal, that there is little of hereditary descent in succession to the sovereignty. There is a throne allotted for the king; there is, in like manner, a seat or station assigned for each of the amirs, wazirs and mansabd'ars.
Page 3 - PRESENT STATE OF CHRISTIANITY, and of the Missionary Establishments for its Propagation, in all Parts of the World. Edited by FREDERIC SCHOBERL. 12mo. Schoberl's work on the " Present State of Christianity...
Page 2 - English Synonymes. With copious Illustrations and Explanations, drawn from the best Writers.
Page 4 - Cabinet," &c. &c. In 2 vols. 8vo., with Portrait, 28s. " Dibdin's Reminiscence! will be found to contain a larger portion of curious history relating to the intrigues and cabals connected with the internal management of our national theatres than any other work extant. The letters written to Mr.
Page 346 - Alexander to lie conveyed to tlie temple, and to supplicate the god, and be healed by him. The answer forbade his removal, declaring that it would be better for him to remain where he was. The companions reported this answer, and Alexander not long after expired, as if, under all circumstances, that were the better fate.
Page 4 - VAN HALEN'S NARRATIVE of his Imprisonment in the Dungeons of the Inquisition, his Escape, his Journey to Madrid, &c. &c. 8vo.
Page 235 - Huniman, as naked and almost as hairy as the animal whom he represented, was gamboling before them, with a long tail tied round his waist, a mask to represent the head of a baboon, and two great painted clubs in his hands. His army followed, a number of men with similar tails and masks, their bodies dyed with indigo, and also armed with clubs. I was never so forcibly struck with the identity of Rama and Bacchus. Here were before me Bacchus, his brother Ampelus, the Satyrs, (smeared with wine lees,)...