The Life and Correspondence of Sir Anthony Panizzi, K. C. B., Late Principal Librarian of the British Museum, Senator of Italy, Etc, Band 1

Houghton, Mifflin [London printed], 1881

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Seite 286 - book' shall be construed to mean and include every volume, part or division of a volume, pamphlet, sheet of letter-press, sheet of music, map, chart, or plan separately published...
Seite 304 - Phoebus' quire, That tunest their happiest lines in hymn or story. Dante shall give Fame leave to set thee higher Than his Casella, whom he woo'd to sing, Met in the milder shades of purgatory.
Seite 303 - AH, Constantine, of how much ill was cause, Not thy conversion, but those rich domains, That the first wealthy pope received of thee.
Seite 60 - Roscoe, and were given at the Royal Institution, Liverpool, where, strange to -say, no record of them has been kept. The following anecdote related by Miss Martin may serve to illustrate the earnestness of his addresses. In reciting some of the lines of the
Seite 81 - And Forisene was in her heart aware, That love of her was Oliver's sole care. And because Love not willingly excuses One who is loved, and loveth not again ; (For tyrannous were deem'd the rule he uses, Should they who sue for pity sue in vain ; What gracious lord his faithful liege refuses ?) So when- the gentle dame perceived the pain, That well-nigh wrought to death her valiant knight, Her melting heart began his love requite. And from her eyes soft beamed the answering ray, That Oliver's soul-thrilling...
Seite 106 - ... the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Chancellor, and the Speaker of the House of Commons, are termed the Principal Trustees.
Seite 285 - ... of the said book, bring them to the Master of the Company of Stationers, and deliver them to him, one whereof shall be delivered to the Keeper of His Majesty's Library, and the other two to be sent to the ViceChancellors of the two Universities respectively for the use of the public libraries of the said Universities.
Seite 170 - September next, for the purpose of conferring together upon the means of advancing the prosperity and usefulness of public libraries and for the suggestion and discussion of topics of importance to book collectors and readers.
Seite 286 - Publication made for the Use of the Royal Library the Libraries of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge the Libraries of the Four Universities in Scotland the Library of Sion College in London and the Library commonly called the Library belonging to the Faculty of Advocates at Edinburgh respectively...
Seite 110 - Sloane, which is said to have amounted to 50,000 volumes, and that of Major Edwards ; these were not, however, actually transferred to the Museum till 1769. In 1757 His Majesty George II., " fully impressed with a conviction of the utility of this Institution," by instrument under the Great Seal, added the Library of Printed Books and Manuscripts, which had been gradually collected by the Sovereigns of these realms from Henry VII. down to William III. Rich in the prevailing literature of different...

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