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Author: William Stirling Maxwell
Title: Miscellaneous essays and addresses. Also biographical note and bibliography
Publisher: London, J.C. Nimmo
Subject (keywords, tags): History; Proverbs

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The proverbial philosophy of Scotland -- A few Spanish proverbs about friars -- Wit and wisdom from West Africa -- Adagia of Erasmus -- William Hickling Prescott -- Ticknor's Life of Prescott -- Richard Ford (1) -- Richard Ford (2) -- Sir Robert Strange -- The Dukes of Urbino -- Devises and mottoes --Ancient Scottish seals -- Spanish bull-fights -- Rectorial address: St. Andrew -- On some varieties of historical style -- The fall of two empires, 1814 and 1870 -- Sir Walter Scott -- Rectorial address: Edinburgh -- Chancellor's address: Glasgow


Contributor: University of California Libraries
Format: txt
Size: 304 kb

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