A new general biographical dictionary, projected and partly arranged by H.J. Rose, Volume 5
1848 - 1857 pages
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Page 116 - Translation of a Discourse of the Original Countrey, Manners, Government, and Religion of the Cossacks, with another of the Precopian Tartars; and the History of the Wars of the Cossacks against Poland, Lond.
Page 269 - Wilson's Illustration of the Method of explaining the New Testament, by the early opinions of Jews and Christians concerning Christ.
Page 110 - Harrison, preaching against bishops, ceremonies, ecclesiastical courts, ordaining of ministers, &c. for which $ as he afterwards boasted, he had been committed to thirty-two prisons, in some of which he could not see his hand at noon-day.
Page 57 - Chemistry, Meteorology, and the Function of Digestion, considered with reference to Natural Theology.
Page 246 - The allied powers having proclaimed that the Emperor Napoleon is the only obstacle to the re-establishment of peace in Europe, the Emperor Napoleon, faithful to his oath, declares that he renounces for himself and his heirs, the thrones of France and Italy, and that there is no personal sacrifice, even that of life, •which he is not ready to make for the interests of France.
Page 115 - His style is, indeed, a tissue of many languages ; a mixture of heterogeneous words, brought together from distant regions, with terms originally appropriated to one art, and drawn by violence into the service of another.
Page 281 - The others, the infidels, are outlaws of the constitution; not of this country, but of the human race. They are never, never to be supported, never to be tolerated. Under the systematic attacks of these people, I see some of the props of good government already begin to fail ; I see propagated principles, which will not leave to religion even a toleration. I see myself sinking every day under the attacks of these wretched people — How shall I arm myself against them?
Page 219 - HE appeared in countenance to be of a stern and rough temper; but in his conversation mild and affable; not given to loquacity, or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it; observing never to boast of himself, or his parts, but rather seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others...
Page 294 - North Briton' was a false, scandalous, and seditious libel, and ordered it to be burnt by the hands of the common hangman...
Page 115 - ... and his combinations uncouth. He fell into an age in which our language began to lose the stability which it had obtained in the time of Elizabeth ; and was considered by every writer as a subject on which he might try his plastic skill, by moulding it according to his own fancy.