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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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AUTOBIOGRAPHY MEMOIRS OF EDWARD GIBBON, ESQ

WILLIAM D. HOWELLS - 1877
...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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The British Parliament ... The pearls and mock pearls of history ...

Abraham Hayward - Biography - 1878
...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...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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Somersetshire Worthies

Edward Talbot D. Foxcroft - Somerset (England) - 1876 - 80 pages
...•' 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...exquisite picture of human manners, will outlive the " Escurial and the imperial eagle of Austria." His education commenced under a clergyman of the name...
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The Edwin and Angelina papers, by 'V'. Articles repr. from the 'World'.

1878
...of that writer of whom it was aptly said by one of the greatest of historians that his chief romance will outlive the palace of the Escurial and the imperial eagle of Austria." ' ' What does it all mean ?' asked Angelina, with quite a bewildered expression, when the Colonel had...
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The Antiquary, Issue 1

Antiquities - 1880
...of the youngest branch of the Earls of Denbigh, who traced their origin from the Counts of Hapsburg. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...Jones,' that exquisite picture of human manners, will survive the Palace of the Escurial and the Imperial Eagle of Austria." Our own Thackeray, whose fame...
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The Antiquary, Volume 1

Archaeology - 1880
...of the youngest branch of the Earls of Denbigh, who traced their origin from the Counts of Hapsburg. The successors of Charles V. may disdain their brethren...Jones,' that exquisite picture of human manners, will survive the Palace of the Escurial and the Imperial Eagle of Austria." Our own Thackeray, whose fame...
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Dictionary of English Literature: Being a Comprehensive Guide to English ...

William Davenport Adams - English literature - 1880 - 708 pages
...disdain their brethren of England, but the rom»nt« of Tom Janet, that exquisite picture of hum« manners, will outlive the palace of the Escurial and the imperial eagle of Austria." " I cannot иу, remarks Thackeray, " that I think Mr. Jon« » virtuous character ; 1 cannot say but...
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Essays on English Writers

James Hain Friswell - Authors - 1880 - 360 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 of England; but the roraance of ' Tom Jones,' that exquisite picture of human manners, will outlive the palace of the Escurial...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1881
...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...romance of ' Tom Jones,' that exquisite picture of humor and manners, will outlive the palace of the Escurial and the imperial eagle of Austria." There...
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Familiar Allusions: A Hand-book of Miscellaneous Information Including the ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - Allusions - 1881 - 584 pages
...in the space occupied by its chief staircase alone, n large house might be built." (fforge Ticknor. The romance of Tom Jones, that exquisite picture of...human manners, will outlive the palace of the Escurial ami the imperial eagle of Austria. Gibbon. It [Wolfert's Roost] is said, in fact, to have been modelled...
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