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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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The New International Encyclopæeia, Volume 17

Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby - 1909
...companions. His health became undermined by excess and lie died at the age of thirtytwo. Bishop Burnet wrote an interesting account of his death under the title...Passages of the Life and Death of John, Earl of Rochester (1681), from which it appears that he sincerely repented his dissolute course. His published works...
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English Prose: Seventeenth century

Sir Henry Craik - 1917
...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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The Bookseller: A Newspaper of British and Foreign Literature, Numéros 218 à 229

1876
...Binding, or paper boards, -js. 6d. Morocco, 2 и. Small 410, Roxburghe binding, 2is. Morocco, £2 ют. Some Passages of the Life and Death of JOHN, EARL OF ROCHESTER. By Bishop BURNET. A Reprint in Facsimile of the Edition of 1680. Antique cloth, ¡s. London : ELLIOT...
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The New International Encyclopædia, Volume 20

1922
...to study. His health became undermined by excess, and he died at the age of 32. Bishop Burnet wrote an interesting account of his death under the title of Some Passages in the Life and Death of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1680). His published works include many love...
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Court Satires of the Restoration

John Harold Wilson - 1976 - 304 pages
...362, p. 132; Letters of Sir George Etherege, ed. Frederick Bracher, 1974, p. 185. 8. Gilbert Burnet, Some Passages of the Life and Death of . . . John, Earl of Rochester, 1680, p. 26. 9. Harleian MS. 6913, p. 209. 10. The Spectator, no. 451, August 7, 1712. 11. Letters...
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The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature: Volume 2, 1660-1800

George Watson, Ian R. Willison, J. D. Pickles - 1971 - 1094 pages
...R. A sermon preached at the funeral of the Right Honourable John Earl of Rochester. 1680. Burnet, G. Some passages of the life and death of John Earl of Rochester. 1680. Johnson, S. In his Lives of the poets vol i, 1781. Longueville, T. Rochester and other literary...
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Reason, Grace, and Sentiment: Volume 1, Whichcote to Wesley: A Study of the ...

Isabel Rivers, Queen Mary University of London Isabel Rivers, Rivers Isabel - 1991 - 292 pages
...A Sermon Preached at the Funeral of. ..John [Tillotson] . . . Lord Archbishop of Canterbury (1694). Some Passages of the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester (Menston, Yorks, 1972; facsimile of 1st edn, 1680). A Supplement to Bumet's History of My Own Time,...
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Richardson's 'Clarissa' and the Eighteenth-Century Reader

Tom Keymer - 2004 - 270 pages
...Browning, Robert, Ring and the Book, 236 Burlington, Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of, 109 Burnet, Gilbert, Some Passages of the Life and Death of... John, Earl of Rochester, 160, 161 Butler, Janet, 108 and n.79, 109 Carter, Elizabeth, 76 Carylljohn, 8 Castle, Terry, xvn, 18,...
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The Emergence of the English Author: Scripting the Life of the Poet in Early ...

Kevin Pask - 1996 - 218 pages
...Because of this notoriety Gilbert Burnet's account of his conversion of Rochester to middle-class piety, Some Passages of the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester (1680), was quite popular in the period. The double strands of Donne's libertinage associated Donne's...
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The Culture of Sensibility: Sex and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain

G. J. Barker-Benfield - 1996 - 520 pages
...Century," New York Review of Books 31, no. 5 (29 March 1984), 45. 4. Pinto, Enthusiast, 34; Gilbert Burnet, Some Passages of the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester (1680), in Rochester: The Critical Heritage, ed. David Farley-Hills (New York: Barnes and Noble, 1972),...
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