References in classic literature ?
The title-page -- Professor Some- body's ANATOMY -- carried no information to her mind; so she began to turn the leaves.
Our antiquaries abandon time for distance; our very fops glance from the binding to the bottom of the title-page, where the mystic characters which spell London, Paris, or Genoa, are precisely so many letters of recommendation.
As this work professes, in its title-page, to be a descriptive tale, they who will take the trouble to read it may be glad to know how much of its contents is literal fact, and how much is intended to represent a general picture.
Higher up, in the utter clarity of the western slope, the evening star hung like a lamp suspended by silver chains--like the lamp engraved upon the title-page of old Latin texts, which is always appearing in new heavens, and waking new desires in men.
I looked down again at the title-page, and read the next lines--
Nowadays a poet makes a poem, and it is printed with his name upon the title-page.
To be sure, no definite record of the order of his plays has come down to us, and it can scarcely be said that we certainly know the exact date of a single one of them; but the evidence of the title-page dates of such of them as were hastily published during his lifetime, of allusions to them in other writings of the time, and other scattering facts of one sort or another, joined with the more important internal evidence of comparative maturity of mind and art which shows
But you've only seen the title-page of my happiness; you don't know the tale that follows; you cannot conceive the interest and sweet variety and thrilling excitement of the narrative.
When he had stretched himself on the sofa, he looked at the title-page of the book.
Just turn that into English, and put your name on the title-page.
This, sir,' replied Silas, adjusting his spectacles, and referring to the title-page, 'is Merryweather's Lives and Anecdotes of Misers.
He argues that this sixteenth-century understanding of private performance remained in place until the turn of the century, when the term became more flexible; the 1601 title-page of Cynthia's Revels inaugurates the idea that a play can be 'privately acted' for a paying audience.