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The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia Conducted by David Brewster, with the Assistance of Gentlemen Eminent in Science and Literature Volume 2 download pdf

The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia Conducted by David Brewster, with the Assistance of Gentlemen Eminent in Science and Literature Volume 2 download pdf

The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia Conducted by David Brewster, with the Assistance of Gentlemen Eminent in Science and Literature Volume 2.cSir David Brewster
The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia Conducted by David Brewster, with the Assistance of Gentlemen Eminent in Science and Literature Volume 2
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Author: Sir David Brewster
Page Count: 700 pages
Published Date: 01 May 2012
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
Publication Country: Miami Fl, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9781235303562
File size: 13 Mb
Download Link: The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia Conducted by David Brewster, with the Assistance of Gentlemen Eminent in Science and Literature Volume 2
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 Excerpt: ...proposed to remove his body to a sepulchre, which he had erected in his own garden, in the form of a small chapel; but could not procure permission from the Benedictine monks. At leugth, in 1573, his friend Agostino Mosti built a tomb in one of the chapels of St. Benedict, to which the bones of Ariosto were conveyed; and upon which his statue was placed, with a Latin inscription by Lorenzo Frizoli. Ludovico Ariosto, also, a great grandson of the poet, regretting that such honours should be paid to his relative only by strangers, erected, in an opposite chapel, a mgnificent monument of marble, with a statue of alabaster, and an elegant inscription by Giovanno Batista Guarino. Ariosto is described by those who have given a particular account of his life and character, as constitutionally infirm in his health, frugal and temperate in his mode of life, timid and inoffensive in his general disposition, yet capable of exercising, on proper occasions, the utmost spirit and resolution. He was tall in his person, affable and unassuming in his manners, cheerful The following epitaph, which he composed for himself, was not engraved upon any of these monuments, perhaps because it may have been thought to be in a style rather too facetious: --Ludovici Aliosti humantur ossa 6eu Sub hoc fnarmore, seu sub hac humo, Sub quidquid voluit benignus hasres. Sive hxrede benignior comes, sive Opportunius incidens viator. Nam scire baud potuit futura: led nee Tanti erat, vacuam sibi cadaver Vt Hrnam cuperet parare vivens. Tivens ista, tamen, sibi paravit, Qua? inscribi voluit suo nepulcb.ro, Olim ai quod haberct is sepulchrum. Ne cum spiritus exili peraclo Prascripti spatio miaellos nrtus, Quos agre ante reliquerat, reposcet, Mac jet hac cinerem, nunc et hunc revellens, Dum norit pr..

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