The great number of medals that had been struck on all occasions the most ordinary not having been forgotten were collected, engraved, and destined for a medallic history. The Abbes Tallemant, Toureil, and Dacier, three learned members of the Academy, were charged with the explanation to be placed opposite each of these medals, in a large volume of the most magnificent impression of the Louvre.

Death of James II. and Recognition of His Son. Alliance against France. Scene at St. Maur. Balls and Plays. The "Electra" of Longepierre Romantic Adventures of the Abbe de Vatterville. Changes in the Army. I Leave the Service. Annoyance of the King. The Medallic History of the Reign. Louis XIII. Death of William III. Accession of Queen Anne. The Alliance Continued. Anecdotes of Catinat.

Among his other works are Ancient Scottish Poems , Dissertation on the Goths , Medallic History of England , History of Scotland , and his best work, Treatise on Rocks . One of his most inveterate prejudices was against Celts of all tribes and times. He d. in obscurity in Paris. B. in London, where his f. was U.S. ambassador.

The great number of medals that had been struck on all occasions the most ordinary not having been forgotten were collected, engraved, and destined for a medallic history. The Abbes Tallemant, Toureil, and Dacier, three learned members of the Academy, were charged with the explanation to be placed opposite each of these medals, in a large volume of the most magnificent impression of the Louvre.

But whoever thinks of purchasing English mintage except for bullion? With a history full of the most stirring events, we have not a single medallic series we have scarcely a single medal.

Nobody knew where it was; hours passed before it could be found; and when at last the accompanying letter was produced, it had an office date stamp right over the signature of the royal president. A visitor to the laboratory with one of these medallic awards asked Edison if he had any others. "Oh yes," he said, "I have a couple of quarts more up at the house!"

Portraits are less precious than jewels I have received from you a medallic and a painted portrait but at least they bring my Willibald more vividly before me. Alexander the Great would only allow himself to be painted by Apelles's hand. You have found your Apelles in Albrecht Dürer, an artist of the first rank and no less to be admired for his remarkable good sense.

The great number of medals that had been struck on all occasions the most ordinary not having been forgotten were collected, engraved, and destined for a medallic history. The Abbes Tallemant, Toureil, and Dacier, three learned members of the Academy, were charged with the explanation to be placed opposite each of these medals, in a large volume of the most magnificent impression of the Louvre.