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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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The writings of Henry Fielding, comprising his celebrated works of fiction ...

Henry Fielding - 1872
...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 England ; but the romance of Tom Jona, that exquisite picture of human manners, will outlive the Palace of the Escurial, and the imperial...
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English Literature: Considered as an Interpreter of English History

Henry Coppée - English literature - 1873 - 476 pages
...descended, like Charles V., from Rudolph of Hapsburg, says: "The successors of Charles V. may despise their brethren of England, but the romance of Tom...of the Escurial and the Imperial Eagle of Austria." We cannot go so far ; we quote the praise, but doubt the prophecy. The work is historically valuable,...
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Miscellanies...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 592 pages
...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...exquisite picture of human manners, will outlive the pajace of the Escurial and the Imperial Eagle of Austria." There can be no gainsaying the sentence...
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Squire Silchester's Whim, Volume 1

Mortimer Collins - 1873
...Hapsburg, concerning which the famous historian Gibbon (him you know, of course,) declares that it " will outlive the palace of the Escurial, and the imperial eagle of Austria." If the English language last — and it will be the fault of fools if it last not-^-Gibbon is right....
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 137

1873
...Fielding with intense relish. ' The suc' cessora of Charles V. may disdain their brethren (the Fieldings) 'of England: but the romance of "Tom Jones," that exquisite ' picture of humour and manners, will outlive the palace of the ' Escurial, and the Imperial Eagle of Austria.'...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 17; Volume 80

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1873
...Fielding with intense relish. " The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren (the Fieldings) of England : but the romance of ' Tom Jones,' that exquisite picture of humor and manners, will outlive the palace of the Escurial, and the Imperial Eagle of Austria." But...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 30

1874
...Kings of Spain, have threatened the liberties 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." Ornate as is Gibbon's language it yet contains a judgment upon Fielding •which, has been in gradual...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 30

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1874
...Kings of Spain, have threatened the liberties of the Old, and invaded the treasures of the NewWorld. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...manners, will outlive the palace of the Escurial, ud the Imperial Eagle of Austria." Ornate as is Gibbon's language it yet contains a judgment upon Fielding...
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The American Bibliopolist, Volumes 6-7

American literature - 1874
...Kings of Spain, have threatened the liberty nf (he Old aud invaded the treasures of the New World. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...human manners, will outlive the palace of the Escurial aud the imperial Eagle of Austrii.'—Gtf&ox. FINE ABT. A Collection of Prints and Etchings after Rembrandt,...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews

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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