The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time..
J. Nichols and Son [and 29 others], 1814 - Biography
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Page 97 - This seems to have given him his first hold of the public attention ; for Waller remarked, "that he broke out like the Irish rebellion, threescore thousand strong, when nobody was aware, or in the least suspected it ;" an observation which could have had no propriety, had his poetical abilities been known before.
Page 273 - A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean. Undertaken by Order of the Hudson's Bay Company for the Discovery of Copper Mines, A North West Passage, &c. In the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772. By Samuel Hearne London, 1795.
Page 27 - Whereupon his grace, for he was a duke, went away not a little dissatisfied, and complained of it to the King, as a rudeness that was not to be endured. But his Majesty...
Page 277 - When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
Page 371 - ... me that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book.
Page 30 - Jurisdiction of the House of Lords," with an introductory preface, including a narrative of the same jurisdiction, from the accession of James I. 5. " Analysis of the Law," without date, but seems to have been only a design for, 6. " History of the Common Law of England, in twelve chapters,
Page 85 - Traité des arbres et arbustes qui se cultivent en France en pleine terre...
Page 374 - Court conversation, mixed with a laudable ambition to be something more than he then was, drew him often from Cambridge to attend the king wheresoever the Court was, who then gave him a sinecure which fell into his Majesty's disposal, I think, by the death of the Bishop of...
Page 40 - Hemastaticks," and came out in 1733. In this the subject of the urinary calculus also is treated chemically and medically. With a laudable view of preventing as well as curing, the sufferings and crimes of his fellow-creatures, this good man published anonymously '• a friendly admonition to the drinkers of gin, brandy, and other spirituous liquors...