A new general biographical dictionary, Volume 10 (Google eBook)

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B. Fellowes, 1853 - Biography & Autobiography
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Page 149 - 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 138 - 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 421 - Hill, where he is said to have died of want; or, as it is related by one of his biographers, by swallowing, after a long fast, a piece of bread which charity had supplied. He went out, as is reported, almost naked, in the rage of hunger, and finding a gentleman in a neighbouring coffee-house, asked him for a shilling. The gentleman gave him a guinea; and Otway going away bought a roll, and was choked with the first mouthful.
Page 446 - 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 150 - 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 421 - 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 148 - Tetrachordon ; Expositions upon the four chief Places in Scripture which treat of Marriage, or Nullities in Marriage, &c.
Page 10 - An account of the growth of Popery and arbitrary government in England ; more particularly, from the long prorogation of Nov.
Page 148 - He published about the same time his Areopagitica, a Speech of Mr. John Milton for the liberty of unlicensed Printing.
Page 451 - Paulina; 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 (London, 1790; subsequent editions are by J.

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