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" Some Passages of the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester ;" which the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for its piety. "
chamberss encyclopedia a dictionary of universal knowledge for the people - Page 285
1873
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Second Series of Bibliographical Collections and Notes on Early English ...

William Carew Hazlitt - 1882 - 717 pages
...for Richard Chiswell, . . . 1680. 8°, A— N in eights, title on A 2, with a portrait by R. White. Some Passages of the Life and Death of . . . John Earl of Rochester. . . . London, Printed for Richard Chiswell. . . . MDCXCIII. 8°, A — N 4 in eights, with the same...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary for General Knowledge, Volume 14

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1883
...Dorset, and others, much that is attributed to Rochester is probably spurious. Dr. Burnet published " Some Passages of the Life and Death of John, Earl of Rochester" (1681), and Dr. Johnson wrote his biography in "Lives of the Poets." His only son died a minor in 1681,...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell ..., Volume 3 ;Volumes 1776 à 1780

James Boswell - 1887
...for its piety.' In Johnson's answer to Boswell we have a play on the title of this work, which is, Some passages of the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester. 2 In the passages from Johnson's Life of Prior, quoted ante, ii. 78, note 3, may be found an explanation...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - 1887
...for its piety.' In Johnson's answer to Boswell we have a play on the title of this work, which is, Some passages of the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester. * In the passages from Johnson's Life of Prior, quoted ante, ii. 78, note 3, may be found an explanation...
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Love Songs of the English Poets 1500-1800, with Notes

Ralph H. Caine (ed) - 1892
...the fund of life. About this time he came under the influence of Dr. Burnet, who afterwards wrote, Some Passages of the Life and Death of John, Earl of Rochester. A lingering illness terminated in his death in 1680. He was a man of considerable attainments, and...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...That he still holds a place in English literature is due to his biographical and historical writings. Some Passages of the Life and Death of John, Earl of Rochester, should not perhaps be termed a biography, since it passes very rapidly over Rochester's career to dwell...
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English Prose, Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...That he still holds a place in English literature is due to his biographical and historical writings. Some Passages of the Life and Death of John, Earl of Rochester, should not perhaps be termed a biography, since it passes very rapidly over Rochester's career to dwell...
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List of Books Chiefly on the Drama and Literary Criticism

Columbia University. Libraries - 1897 - 64 pages
...illustribus scriptarum. Leidae, 1727. Sq. Q. 5 v. pi. Burnet, Gilbert, bp. of Salisbury. 1643-1715. Some passages of the life and death of John, earl of Rochester ; reprinted in facsimile from the edition of 1680, with an introductory preface by Lord Ronald Gower....
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Library Bulletins

1897
...illustribus scriptarum. Ltidae, 1727. Sq. Q. 5 v. pi. Burnet, Gilbert, bp. of Salisbury. 1643-1715. Some passages of the life and death of John, earl of Rochester ; reprinted in facsimile from the edition of 1680, with an introductory preface by Lord Ronald Gower....
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Rochester and Other Literary Rakes of the Court of Charles II.: With Some ...

Thomas Longueville - 1902 - 332 pages
..."The account of these salutary consequences," says Johnson, " is given by Burnet in a book entitled Some Passages of the Life and Death of John, Earl of Rochester, which the critic ought to read for its elegance, the philosopher for its arguments, and the saint for...
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