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" successors of Charles the Fifth may disdain their ' brethren of England, but the romance of Tom Jones, ' that exquisite picture of human manners, will outlive ' the Palace of the Escurial and the imperial eagle of 'the House of Austria. "
The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett: With Memoir of the Author - Page vi
by Tobias Smollett - 1848
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Nature and Human Nature, Volume 1

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - Canadian wit and humor - 1855 - 336 pages
...series of pictures drawn with all the dcschptlYa fidelity of a Hogarth."— Knox'a Eaaays. " 'I ho romance of Tom Jones, that exquisite picture of human...the Escurial and the imperial eagle of Austria."— 0-ibbon. " 'Tom Jones ' la the first romance In the world, and the best written English bf ok."—...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1856
...to point his celebrated eulogy upon our immortal countryman : ' The successors of Charles the Fifth may disdain their brethren of England ; but the romance...the palace of the Escurial and the imperial eagle of the House of Austria.' This founder of a glory more durable than that of kings was born at Sharpham...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 14

Universalism - 1857
...of the younger branch of the Earls of Denbigh, who drew their origin from the Counts of Hapsburgh. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...of the Escurial and the Imperial Eagle of Austria." There can he no gainsaying the sentence of this great judge. To have your name mentioned by Gibbon,...
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Memoir of Henry Fielding, [by Thomas Roscoe]. Tom Jones

Henry Fielding - 1857
...threatened the? liberty of the Old and invaded the treasures of the New World. The successors of Churles V. may disdain their brethren of England ; but the...the Escurial, and the imperial eagle of Austria." — Gibbon's Miscellaneous Works. The mother of our author was a daughter of Judge Gold, one of whose...
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Memoir of Henry Fielding, [by Thomas Roscoe]. Tom Jones

Henry Fielding - 1857
...kings of Spain, have threatened the liberty of the Old and invaded the treasures of the New World. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...exquisite picture of human manners, will outlive the palnce of the Escurial, and the imperial eagle of Austria." — Gibbon's Miscellaneous Wurks. The mother...
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Novels and Novelists: From Elizabeth to Victoria, Volume 1

John Cordy Jeaffreson - Authors, English - 1858
...Kings of Spain, have threatened the liberty of the old, and invaded the treasures of the New World. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...the Escurial, and the Imperial eagle of Austria." Henry Fielding was born April 22, 1707, at Sharphara Park, near Glaatonbury, in Somersetshire. The...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874 - 411 pages
...liberty of the Old, and invaded the treasures of the New, World. The successors of Charles the Fifth may disdain their brethren of England ; but the romance...the palace of the Escurial and the imperial eagle of the house of Austria.' As for science, it seems her destiny to invent and discover on the sic vos non...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1901
...was of the younger branch of the Earls of Denbigh, who drew their origin from the Counts of Hapsburg. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...picture of human manners, will outlive the palace of the Escorial and the imperial eagle of Austria. Before the company dispersed, at a late hour, Thackeray...
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Essays and Reviews, Volume 2

Edwin Percy Whipple - American literature - 1861
...kings of Spain, have threatened the liberty of the Old and invaded the treasures of the New World. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...of the Escurial and the imperial eagle of Austria." This confident prophecy seems in the present year to be in the course of fulfilment. Fielding received...
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Tom Jones, Volume 1

Henry Fielding - 1861 - 4463 pages
...invaded the treasures of the New World. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren .'f England; but the romance of ' Tom Jones,' that exquisite...the Escurial, and the imperial eagle of Austria." — Gibbon's Miscellaneous Works. The mother of our author TH" a daughter of Judge Gold, one of whose...
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