The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

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עמוד 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.
עמוד 117 - Hampden was a man of much greater cunning, and it may be of the most discerning spirit, and of the greatest address and insinuation to bring any thing to pass which he desired, of any man of that time, and who laid the design deepest.
עמוד 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.
עמוד 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...
עמוד 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.
עמוד 373 - ... me that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book.
עמוד 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,
עמוד 85 - Traité des arbres et arbustes qui se cultivent en France en pleine terre...
עמוד 376 - 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...
עמוד 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...

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