The Quarterly review, Volume 27

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Murray, 1822

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Page 268 - Plates. 5s. 130. GRECIAN ARCHITECTURE^ An Inquiry into the Principles of Beauty in ; with an Historical View of the Rise and Progress of the Art in Greece. By the EARL OF ABERDEEN, is. ** The two preceding Works in One handsome VoL, half bound, entitled "ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE,
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Page 448 - This unlooked-for event depriving me of the co-operation of the fleet, without which the further prosecution of the service was become impracticable, I did not hesitate to arrest the course of the troops advancing to the attack, because the most complete success would have been unavailing, and the possession of the enemy's works offered no advantage to compensate for the loss we must have sustained in acquiring possession of them...
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Page 459 - Account of an assemblage of fossil teeth and bones of elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, bear, tiger, and hyaena and sixteen other animals : discovered in a cave at Kirkdale, Yorkshire, in the year 1821 : with a comparative view of five similar caverns in various parts of England, and others on the Continent.
Page 496 - The very first Of human life must spring from woman's breast, Your first small words are taught you from her lips, Your first tears quench'd by her, and your last sighs Too often breathed out in a woman's hearing, When men have shrunk from the ignoble care Of watching the last hour of him who led them.
Page 397 - Shakes off her wonted firmness. Ah ! how dark Thy long-extended realms, and rueful wastes ! Where nought but silence reigns, and night, dark night, Dark as was chaos, ere the infant sun Was roll'd together, or had tried his beams Athwart the gloom profound.
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