Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 33 (Google eBook)

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Sir Leslie Stephen
Macmillan, 1893 - Great Britain
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Page 80 - That it be done publicly in the face of the world. 3. That not only public monuments be kept up in memory of it, but some outward actions be performed. 4. That such monuments, and such actions or observances, be instituted, and do commence from the time that the matter of fact was done.
Page 116 - He wrote a great many tracts for those times, but as an author is at present best known by the Alliance of Divine Offices, exhibiting all the Liturgies of the Church of England...
Page 92 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church : but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 427 - He was a fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh, and a member of some other learned bodies.
Page 56 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here ; and I humbly beg your majesty's pardon that I cannot give any other answer than this to what your majesty is pleased to demand of me.
Page 121 - ... a public Mercury should never have my vote ; because I think it makrs the multitude too familiar with the actions and counsels of their superiors, too pragmatical and censorious, and gives them not only an itch, but a kind of colourable right and license to be meddling with the government.
Page 1 - Westminster, while the court was sitting, and be whipped ; after whipping, be set upon the pillory a convenient time, and have one of his ears cut off, one side of his nose slit...
Page 208 - TO THE LADY MARGARET LEY. DAUGHTER to that good Earl, once President Of England's Council and her Treasury, Who lived in both unstained with gold or fee, And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that Parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent...
Page 275 - ... old man ought to be. Free, calm-spirited, full of benevolence, and even of youthful ardour; his eye seemed to burn with supernatural spirit beneath his brow, shaded by his venerable white locks; he was tall, vigorous, and healthy in his body; tempered, as it had ever been, by his amiable mind.
Page 35 - Monumenta Anglicana : being Inscriptions on the Monuments of several Eminent Persons deceased in or since the year 1600 to the end of the year 1718. Deduced into a Series of Time by way of Annals. By John Le Neve, Gent. London, 1717, 1718, and 1719.

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