A New Biographical Dictionary: Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons and Remarkable Characters in Every Age and Nation
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; J. Harris, Peacocks and Bampton; Scatcherd and Letterman; J. Wallis; Wilkie and Robinson; and J. Walker., 1811 - 476 pages
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Page 85 - Wilt thou leave thy sins and go to heaven, or have thy sins and go to hell...
Page 156 - FAMILY EXPOSITOR; Or, a Paraphrase and Version of the New Testament : with Critical Notes, and a Practical Improvement of each Section.
Page 22 - I have no skill to judge of parliamentary cases.' The king answered, 'No put-offs, my lord; answer me presently.' ' Then, sir,' said he, ' I think it is lawful for you to take my brother Neale's money ; for he offers it.
Page 111 - Poems, supposed to have been written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley, and others, in the Fifteenth Century; the greatest part now first published from the most authentic copies, with an engraved specimen of one of the MSS. To which are added, a Preface, an Introductory Account of the several pieces, and a Glossary.
Page 6 - The whole nation was at that time on fire with faction. The Whigs applauded every line in which liberty was mentioned, as a satire on the Tories ; and the Tories echoed every clap, to show that the satire was unfelt.
Page 213 - Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it, with what more you may think proper.
Page 41 - BACON (SiR NICHOLAS), lord keeper of the great seal in the reign of queen Elizabeth, descended from an ancient and honourable family in Suffolk.
Page 303 - Puritans," under the title of, " A Vindication of the Government, Doctrine, and Worship of the Church of England, established in the reign of queen Elizabeth :" of which the late bishop Hallifax said, " a better vindication of the reformed church of England, I never read.
Page 32 - He followed his studies with most extraordinary diligence, so that he soon surpassed all in Plato's school. He ate little, and slept less ; and that he might not oversleep himself, Diogenes Laertius tells us, that he laid always with one hand out of bed, having a ball of brass in it, which by its falling into a basin of the same metal, awaked him.