A new general biographical dictionary, projected and partly arranged by H.J. Rose, Volume 6

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Page 409 - The church hath power to decree rites and ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith...
Page 411 - The latter part of his life cannot be remembered but with pity and sadness. He languished some years under that depression of mind which enchains the faculties without destroying them, and leaves reason the knowledge of right without the power of pursuing it. These clouds which he perceived gathering on his intellects, he endeavoured to disperse by travel, and passed into France : but found himself constrained to yield to his malady, and returned.
Page 380 - I could get any evening light but that of the fire, and only my turn even of that. To buy a pen or a sheet of paper, I was compelled to forego some portion of food, though in a state of...
Page 92 - May, 1700, and was buried in Westminster abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory by John, duke of Buckingham.
Page 441 - Naples, he negotiated the armistice which separated that general from Napoleon. In 1818, he was returned for Hull on Whig principles ; but at the next election, in 1820, lost his seat, and some years elapsed before he re-entered parliament.
Page 393 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...
Page 367 - I have been bullied by an usurper ; I have been neglected by a court ; but I will not be dictated to by a subject : your man shan't stand. " ANNE Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery.
Page 36 - L'Orient, that when you have finished your military career in this world, you may be buried in one of your trophies. But that that period may be far distant, is the earnest wish of your sincere friend, Benjamin Hallowell.
Page 207 - He covers his defects with a daring, fiery spirit that animates his translation ; which is something like what one might imagine Homer himself to have writ before he arrived at years of discretion.
Page 286 - The Religion of Protestants a safe Way to Salvation ; or, an Answer to a Book* entitled ' Mercy and Truth ; or. Charity maintained by Catholics,' which pretends to prove the contrary.

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