Typographia, Or the Printers' Instructor: Including an Account of the Origin of Printing, with Biographical Notices of the Printers of England, from Caxton to the Close of the Sixteenth Century: a Series of Ancient and Modern Alphabets, and Domesday Characters: Together with an Elucidation of Every Subject Connected with the Art, Nide 2
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1824 - 663 sivua
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Sivu 424 - Oh that my words were now written ! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!
Sivu 473 - Moreover, thou son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions: and join them one to another into one stick; and they shall become one in thine hand.
Sivu 215 - THOUGH a variety of opinions exist as to the individual by whom the art of printing was first discovered ; yet all authorities concur in admitting PETER SCHOEFFER to be the person who invented cast metal types, having learned the art of cutting the letters from the Guttembergs: he is also supposed to have been the first who engraved on copper-plates.
Sivu 337 - Set me as a seal upon thine heart, As a seal upon thine arm: For love is strong as death; Jealousy is cruel as the grave: The coals thereof are coals of fire, Which hath a most vehement flame.
Sivu 312 - And unto Eber were born two sons : the name of the one was Peleg; because in his days the earth was divided : and his brother's name was Joktan.
Sivu 429 - The paper reeds by the brooks, by the mouth of the brooks, And every thing sown by the brooks, Shall wither, be driven away, and be no more.
Sivu 42 - ... they expressed it by joining two strokes together in an acute angle, thus V, which will appear the more probable, if it be considered that the progression of the Roman numbers is from five to five, that is, from the fingers of one hand to the fingers of <the other.
Sivu 215 - God) the method of cutting (incidendi) the characters in a matrix, that the letters might easily be singly cast, instead of being cut. He privately cut matrices for the whole alphabet : and when he showed his master the...
Sivu 329 - After all this, when Josiah had prepared the temple, Necho king of Egypt came up to fight against Carchemish* by Euphrates : and Josiah went out against him. But he sent ambassadors to him, saying, What have I to do with thee, thou king of Judah ? I come not against thee this day, but against the house wherewith I have war; for God commanded me to make haste : forbear thee from meddling with God, who is with me, that he destroy thee not.