The General Biographical Dictionary, Volumen 14

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Alexander Chalmers
J. Nichols, 1814

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Página 449 - The first time I was in company with Foote was at Fitzherbert's. Having no good opinion of the fellow, I was resolved not to be pleased ; and it is very difficult to please a man against his will. I went on eating my dinner pretty sullenlyj affecting not to mind him.
Página 489 - How oft, when press'd to marriage, have I said, Curse on all laws but those which love has made! Love, free as air, at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies...
Página 102 - I shall do well :' and taking him in his arms, said, ' Thou hast ever been an honest man, and I hope God will bless thee, and make thee a happy servant to my son, whom I have charged in my letter to continue his love, and trust to you ;' adding, ' I do promise you that if ever I am restored to my dignity I will bountifully reward you both for your service and sufferings.
Página 377 - The Thirteenth Chapter to the Romans vindicated from the abuses put upon it. Written by a Curate of Salop, and directed to the Clergy of that County, and the neighbouring ones of North Wales, to whom the author wisheth patience, moderation, and a good understanding, for half an hour.
Página 114 - Essay on the Demoniacs of the New Testament.' His last work appeared in 1783, and was entitled ' The general prevalence of the worship of human spirits in the ancient Heathen nations asserted and proved.
Página 504 - Vice thus abused, demands a nation's care ; This calls the Church to deprecate our sin, And hurls the thunder of the laws on gin. Let modest Foster, if he will, excel Ten Metropolitans in preaching well...
Página 113 - A Dissertation on Miracles, designed to shew that they are arguments of a divine interposition, and absolute proofs of the mission and doctrine of a Prophet,
Página 507 - Foster, iutitled an Examination of the Scheme of Church Power laid down in the Codex Juris Ecclesiastici Anglicani, Third Edition, Lond.
Página 228 - He composed a full harmony, or concordance, of the four Evangelists, adorned with many beautiful pictures, which required more than a year for the composition, and was divided into 150 heads or chapters.
Página 59 - Dœmonologia ; a discourse of Witchcraft, as it was acted in the family of Mr. Edward Fairfax, of Fuyistone, in the County of York, in the year 1621.

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