The Dictionary of National Biography (Google eBook)

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1909
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Page 229 - Yet faded from him; Sidney, as he fought And as he fell and as he lived and loved Sublimely mild, a Spirit without spot, Arose; and Lucan, by his death approved: Oblivion as they rose shrank like a thing reproved.
Page 220 - That though I lived with him and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man; with such staidness of mind, lovely and familiar gravity as carried grace and reverence above greater years. His talk ever of knowledge, and his very play tending to enrich his mind.
Page 462 - Wit and sense, Virtue and human knowledge; all that might Make this dull world a business of delight, Are all combined in Horace Smith.
Page 387 - I did not think he ought to be shut up. His infirmities were not noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him ; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else. Another charge was, that he did not love clean linen : and I have no passion for it.
Page 52 - Tables for correcting the apparent Distance of the Moon and a Star from the effects of Refraction and Parallax,' which was published by order of the commissioners of longitude.
Page 88 - Why, sir, Sherry is dull, naturally dull; but it must have taken him a great deal of pains to become what we now see him. Such an excess of stupidity, sir, is not in Nature.
Page 186 - HISTORY OF THE WAR IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM IN 1815, CONTAINING MINUTE DETAILS OF THE BATTLES OF QUATRE-BHAS, LIGNY.
Page 440 - Second edition. Large crown 8vo. Cloth, price 7*. 6d, SMITH (Edward), MD, LL.B., FRS Health and Disease, as Influenced by the Daily, Seasonal, and other Cyclical Changes in the Human System. A New Edition.
Page 425 - for ascertaining and applying " the deviations of the compass caused by the iron in a ship.
Page 103 - History of the Fairchild Family ; or, the Child's Manual : being a collection of Stories, calculated to show the Importance and Effects of a Religious Education ; by Mrs Sherwood.

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