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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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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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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 30

1874
...Kings of Spam, have threatened the liberties of the Old, and invaded the treasures of the New World. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...picture of human manners, will outlive the palace of the Esconal, \ and the Imperial Eagle of Austria," Ornate as is Gibbon's language it yet contains a judgment...
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The American Bibliopolist, Volume 6

American literature - 1874
...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 Jones,1 that exquisite picture of human manners, will outlive the palace of the Escurial and the imperial...
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Poets and Novelists: A Series of Literary Studies

George Barnett Smith - Authors, American - 1875 - 422 pages
...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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Memoirs of celebrated Etonians, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1875
...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." ' Henry Fielding — "the prose Homer of human nature," as Byron styles him2 — was born at Sharpham...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...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. That these sentiments are just, or at least natural, I am the more inclined to...
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REPRESENTATIVE NAMES IN THE HISTORY ENGLISH LITERATURE

H. H. MORGAN - 1875
...read as a corrective for any over-statement. " The prose Homer of human nature." — Lord Byron. " The romance of ' Tom Jones/ that exquisite picture...Escurial and the imperial eagle of Austria." — Gibbon. "Fielding will ever remain the delight of his country, and will always retain his place in the libraries...
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Poets and Novelists: A Series of Literary Studies

George Barnett Smith - Authors, American - 1875 - 422 pages
...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 humour and manners, will outlive the palace of the 44 POETS AND NOVELISTS. Escurial, and the Imperial...
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Literary curiosities and eccentricities, in prose and verse, ed. by W.A ...

Literary curiosities - 1876
...invaded the treasures of the new, world. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren in England ; but the romance of ' Tom Jones,' that exquisite...of the Escurial and the Imperial Eagle of Austria." . . . We have no writer to whom we can point who excels Fielding in the art of setting out his characters...
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Representative Names in the History of English Literature

Horace Hills Morgan - Authors, American - 1876 - 47 pages
...read as n corrective for any over-statement. " The prose Homer of human nature." — Lord Byron. " The romance of ' Tom Jones,' that exquisite picture...Escurial and the imperial eagle of Austria." — Gibbon. " Fielding will ever remain the delight of his country, and will always retain his place in the libraries...
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