A Biographical, Historical and Chronological Dictionary:: Containing Accurate Accounts of the Lives, Characters, and Actions, of the Most Eminent Persons of All Ages and All Countries; : Including the Revolutions of States, and the Succession of Sovereign Princes
Richard Phillips, 1807 - 972 páginas
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Página 73 - In 1773j a motion, supported by the minister, was made in the house of commons, " that, in the acquisition of his wealth, lord Clive had abused the powers with which, he was intrusted.
Página 61 - ... he should be forced away, but Charles with his retinue formed an encampment, and resisted the attack of the janizaries, till superiority of numbers obliged him to take shelter in his house, which he defended with great spirit, and did not yield till fire was set to the premises. He then sallied out sword in hand, but being entangled by his long spurs he fell, and was taken prisoner. He was treated with...
Página 16 - He became a member of the Long Parliament, wherein he at first opposed the court, but afterwards joined the royal party, and exerted himself in the service of Charles ID 1676. DIGGES, THOMAS, an astronomer and mathematician ; author of " Alas sive Scalre Mathematical," u Perfect Descriptions of the Celestial Orbs,
Página 88 - Hampden, that he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute, any mischief.