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A Universal Biographical Dictionary: Containing the Lives of the Most ...
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16th century admired afterwards Alexander ancient Anthony antiquary Antwerp archbishop army became bishop Bologna born in London brother called celebrated Charles Charles II Christian church clergyman colony court daughter death died at Paris distinguished dramatic writer duke earl ecclesiastic Edward eloquence eminent English eminent French eminent painter emperor England English dissenting English divine engraver esteemed excellent famous father Florence flourished France French French writer George German governor Greek Henry Henry IV Henry VIII historian honour ingenious Italian James jesuit John Baptist Joseph king king of France known Latin lawyer learned Lewis lished lived lord mathematician ment merit minister native New-York Nicholas Oxford Padua painter Peter Philip philosopher physician poems poet pope preacher preceding prince professor published queen reign revolution Richard Robert Roman Rome royal Samuel Scotland Spain succeeded surnamed theological Thomas thor throne tion translated treatise vols William wrote
Página 198 - THE BODY of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer, (like the cover of an old book, its contents torn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here food for worms ; yet the work itself shall not be lost, for it will (as he believed) appear once more in a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by THE AUTHOR.
Página 235 - Revisal of Shakspeare's Text, wherein the alterations introduced into it by the more modern editors and critics are particularly considered,
Página 54 - Thou hast tasted of prosperity and adversity; thou knowest what it is to be banished thy native country, to be over-ruled, as well as to rule, and sit upon the throne; and being oppressed, thou hast reason to know how hateful the oppressor is both to God and man...
Página 28 - I take my subjects' money when I want it, without all this formality in parliament?" The bishop of Durham readily answered, " God forbid, sir, but you should ; you are the breath of our nostrils." Whereupon the king turned, and said to the bishop of Winchester, " well, my lord, what say you?" " Sir," replied the bishop, " I have no skill to judge of parliamentary cases.
Página 249 - An Account of the principal Lazarettos in Europe ; with various Papers relative to the Plague ! together with further observations on some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals, and additional Remarks on the present state of those in Great Britain and Ireland.
Página 185 - A poet, blest beyond the poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the Proud and Great : Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace. Calmly he look'd on either life ; and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From Nature's temperate feast rose satisfied, Thank'd Heaven that he had liv'd, and that he died.
Página 185 - This modest stone, what few vain marbles can, May truly say, Here lies an honest man : A Poet, blest beyond the Poet's fate, Whom Heaven kept sacred from the Proud and Great : Foe to loud praise, and friend to learned ease, Content with science in the vale of peace. Calmly he look'd on either life, and here Saw nothing to regret, or there to fear ; From Nature's...
Página 156 - a singular person, whose life was one contradiction. He wrote against popery, and embraced it; he was a zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it...
Página 10 - The marriage, if uncontradicted report can be credited, made no addition to his happiness : it neither found them nor made them equal. She always remembered her own rank, and thought herself entitled to treat with very little ceremony the tutor of her son.