A New General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 10

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B. Fellowes, 1857
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Page 136 - far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.
Page 444 - Agrarian Justice opposed to Agrarian Law and to Agrarian Monopoly ; being a Plan for meliorating the Condition of Man, by creating in every Nation a National Fund...
Page 148 - The course of his day was best known after he was blind. When he first rose, he heard a chapter in the Hebrew Bible, and then studied till twelve; then took some exercise for an hour; then dined, then played on the organ, and...
Page 419 - Preserved ; but I must bear this testimony to his memory, that the passions are truly touched in it, though, perhaps, there is somewhat to be desired both in the grounds of them, and in the height and elegance of expression ; but nature is there, which is the greatest beauty.
Page 419 - All this, I hope, is not true ; and there is this ground of better hope, that Pope, who lived near enough to be well informed, relates, in Spence's Memorials, that he died of a fever caught by violent pursuit of a thief that had robbed one of his friends. But that indigence, and its concomitants, sorrow and despondency, pressed hard upon him, has never been denied, whatever immediate cause might bring him to the grave.
Page 449 - Paulinae ; or the truth of the scripture history of St. Paul evinced, by a comparison of the epistles which bear his name, with the acts of the Apostles, and with one another.
Page 147 - THE TENURE OF KINGS AND MAGISTRATES : PROVING THAT IT IS LAWFUL, AND HATH BEEN HELD SO THROUGH ALL AGES, FOR ANY, WHO HAVE THE POWER, TO CALL TO ACCOUNT A TYRANT, OR WICKED KING, AND AFTER DUE CONVICTION, TO DEPOSE, AND PUT HIM TO DEATH, IF THE ORDINARY MAGISTRATE HAVE NEGLECTED, OR DENIED TO DO IT.
Page 146 - Tetrachordon ; Expositions upon the four chief Places in Scripture which treat of Marriage, or Nullities in Marriage, &c.
Page 8 - An account of the growth of Popery and arbitrary government in England ; more particularly, from the long prorogation of Nov.
Page 299 - It will release me for ever from an ungrateful service, for it is my firm and unalterable determination never again to set my foot on board a king's ship. Immediately after my arrival in town I shall wait on the first lord of the Admiralty, and resign my commission.

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