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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Hist. and Crit ..., Volume 9
Affichage du livre entier - 1813
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...
Affichage du livre entier - 1812
The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 9
Affichage du livre entier - 1813
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Page 278 - Besides perspicuity, there must be also right reasoning ; without which, perspicuity serves but to expose the speaker. And for the attaining of this, I should propose the constant reading of Chillingworth, who by his example will teach both perspicuity, and the way of right reasoning, better than any book that I know ; and therefore will deserve to be read upon that account over and over again ; not to say any thing of his argument.
Page 402 - Some Reflections on that part of a Book called Amyntor, or a Defence of Milton's Life, written by Toland, which relates to the Writings of the Primitive Fathers and the Canon of the New Testament, in a Letter to a Friend.
Page 438 - A Vindication of the Histories of the Old and New Testament; in answer to the Objections of the late Lord Bolingbroke...
Page 471 - 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 319 - He is indeed a careless writer for the most part, but where shall we find in any of those authors, who finish their works with the exactness of a Flemish pencil, those bold and daring strokes of fancy, those numbers so hazardously ventured upon, and so happily finished, the matter so compressed, and yet so clear, and the colouring so sparingly laid on, and yet with such a beautiful effect...
Page 117 - The History of Ilium or Troy: including the adjacent Country, and the opposite Coast of the Chersonesus of Thrace.
Page 116 - In the year 1734, some gentlemen who had travelled in Italy, desirous of encouraging at home a taste for those objects which had contributed so much to their entertainment abroad...
Page 482 - That all acquisitions made under the influence of a military force, or by treaty with foreign Princes, do of right belong to the State.
Page 438 - A Journal from Grand Cairo to Mount Sinai and back again. Translated from a Manuscript, written by the Prefetto of Egypt, in company with the Missionaries de propaganda Fide at Grand Cairo. To which are added, some Remarks on the Origin of Hieroglyphics and the Mythology of the ancient Heathens.