Wheatley's edition of Percy's Reliques, ii.
For some time he had been greatly interested by the poetry of the north, more particularly Percy's Reliques, the poems of " Ossian" (in the genuineness of which he like many others believed) and the works of Shakespeare.
In England, besides the ballads in Percy's Reliques, William Godwin introduced the idea of an eternal witness of the course of civilization in his St Leon (1799),(1799), and his son-in-law Shelley introduces Ahasuerus in his Queen Mab.
The Reliques of Father Prout were collected from Fraser's Magazine and published in two volumes in 1836; The Final Reliques of Father Prout, chiefly extracted from the Daily News and the Globe, were edited by Blanchard Jerrold in 1876, and an edition of his works, edited by Charles Kent, was published in 1881.
In this style are the town hall (1652), and a house dated 1580, in which was born in 1729 Thomas Percy, bishop of Dromore, the editor of the Reliques of Ancient English Poetry.
Hwai Seng a.nd SungFun, monks, travelled to India to collect books and reliques, 518-521.
He carried with him great collections of books, precious images and reliques, and was received (April 645) with public and imperial enthusiasm.
THOMAS PERCY (1729-1811), bishop of Dromore, editor of the Percy Reliques, was born at Bridgnorth on the 13th of April 1729.
At Easton Maudit most of the literary work for which he is now remembered - including the Reliques - was completed.
But these works are of little estimation when compared with the Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765).
His scattered papers on romance and Jewish philology were collected by James Darmesteter as Arsene Darmesteter, reliques scientifiques (2 vols., 1890).
He was buried in Bunhill Fields; and many Puritans, to whom the respect paid by Roman Catholics to the reliques and tombs of saints seemed childish or sinful, are said to have begged with their dying breath that their coffins might be placed as near as possible to the coffin of the author of the Pilgrim's Progress.
The Reliques has been edited by various hands, notably by H.