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Handy-book of literary curiosities

William Shepard Walsh

Handy-book of literary curiosities

by William Shepard Walsh

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Published by J.B. Lippincott Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Dictionaries,
  • Literary curiosa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index

    Statementby William S. Walsh
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1104 p. ;
    Number of Pages1104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17845162M

      It’s not. It can be traced to 18th-century Britain and poet John Crane’s “Address to the Bachelors.” It read, in part, “The Maids, poor things, are not to blame/ Grown tir’d of their old fashion’d name/ Held to a Spark, the match would light/ And only wait for Mr. Right.” Abley says: “It didn’t catch on right away. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: William Shepard Walsh.

    John Gross is the editor of The Oxford Book of Aphorisms, The Oxford Book of Essays, After Shakespeare, and many other publications. He was editor of the Times Literary Supplement from to , and is currently theatre critic of the Sunday Telegraph/5(6). Handy-book of Literary Curiosities [Hardcover] by William Shepard Walsh Free PDF d0wnl0ad, audio books, books to read, good books to read, cheap books, good books, online books, books online, book reviews epub, read books online, books to read online, online library, greatbooks to read, PDF best books to.

    His most popular work was a collection of essays entitled Curiosities of Literature. The work contained myriad anecdotes about historical persons and events, unusual books, and the habits of book-collectors. The work was very popular and sold widely in the 19th century, reaching its eleventh edition (the last to be revised by the author) in Alma mater: Leiden University. Don Vincente, also known as Don Vicente and Fray Vicents, is a fictional character whose story was first published as an anonymous article in the French newspaper La Gazette des Tribunaux, in The legend was subsequently cited and reproduced as a true story in France and other countries through the 19th and early 20th centuries, while remaining virtually unknown in Spain.


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Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" Author: William S. Walsh. Page - Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion, religious or political; peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none; the support of the State governments in all their rights, as the most competent administrations for our domestic concerns and the surest bulwarks against.

Page - Little drops of water, little grains of sand, Make the mighty ocean and the pleasant land. Page - Sweet Day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-night ; For thou must die.

Sweet Rose, whose hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye, 5/5(3). Handy-book of literary curiosities by Walsh, William Shepard, Publication date Topics Literature -- Dictionaries, Literary curiosa Publisher Philadelphia, J.B.

Lippincott Co. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. URL: [unavailable for reprint]. Internet Archive BookReader Handy-book of Literary Curiosities.

Author of Handy-book of literary curiosities, Heroes and heroines of fiction, Curiosities of popular customs and of rites, ceremonies, observances, and miscellaneous antiquities, Abraham Lincoln and the London Punch, The story of Santa Klaus, A handy book of curious information, Pen pictures of modern authors, Curiosities of popular customs.

About the Author. John Sutherland (born ) is an English professor, journalist, and author of over seventeen books. Currently a Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London, he specializes in Victorian fiction, 20th century literature, and the history of publishing.

He lives in England/5(20). Buy Curiosities of Literature: A Book-lover's Anthology of Literary Erudition by Sutherland, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(21). A two-headed eagle, as a sign of double empire, was first used by the Byzantine Caesars to denote tlieir control both of the East and of the West.

The double eagle of Russia came into being with the marriage of Ivan I. to a Greek princess of the Eastern Empire, and that of Austria when LITERARY CURIOSITIES. Page 98 - Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.

Some village- Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood.5/5(1).

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This is a book of trivia, factoids and amusing stories about the world of literature. The author is a professor of English literature, so he knows his stuff.

The book is organized by loose themes, beginning with food (both as featured in literature, and as eaten by authors.) There are bits on authors’ pen names, /5. Written by Kevin Jackson, a writer and traveler and somewhat of a mystery, Invisible Forms: A Guide to Literary Curiosities is a book about books.

It is specifically about the 'other', the 'invisible' forms or parts of almost every book that are there "in plain sight";Cited by: 6. Handy -Book of Literary Curiosities (Inglês) Capa comum – 30 Janeiro por William S. Walsh (Autor) Ver todos os 7 formatos e edições Ocultar outros formatos e edições.

Preço Novo a partir de Usado a partir de Kindle "Tente novamente" R$7,50 Format: Capa Comum. Page - This delight and pride of the modern Gauls in the great and good deeds of their ancestors, preserved in domestic archives, will be ascribed to their folly or their vanity ; yet in that folly there may be so much wisdom, and in that vanity there may be so much greatness, that the one will amply redeem the other.

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Dr. [pseud.] Dryasdust.THE CURIOSITY by Stephen P. Kiernan Every now and then I get a little excited when I discover a new and raging talent who not only has the ability to tell a well written story but rescue the reader from the influx of cookie cutter novels filling not only the internet but bookstores as well/5.Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walsh, William Shepard, Handy-book of literary curiosities.

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