The Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 29 (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1892 - Great Britain
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Page 51 - IRVINE (DAVID). The Lives of the Scottish Poets, with Preliminary Dissertations on the Literary History of Scotland, and the Early Scotish Drama.
Page 58 - IRWIN (EYLES). A series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the Red Sea, on the coasts of Arabia and Egypt ; and of a route through the Deserts of Thebaïs, hitherto unknown to the European travellers, in the year 1777...
Page 32 - Picturesque views, with an historical account of the Inns of Court, in London and Westminster.
Page 110 - CONSTITUTIONS of the several Independent States of America, the Declaration of Independence, and the Articles of Confederation.
Page 219 - At this man's table I enjoyed many cheerful and instructive hours, with companions such as are not often found ; with one who has lengthened, and one who has gladdened life; with Dr. James, whose skill in physic will...
Page 201 - I must not conceal, that when we saw the man whom they called our king, we found ourselves not, at all animated by his presence ; and, if he was disappointed in us, we were tenfold more so in him. We saw nothing in him that looked like spirit.
Page 203 - For him, he is a thin ill-made man, extremely tall and awkward, of a most unpromising countenance, a good deal resembling King James the Second, and has extremely the air and look of an idiot, particularly when he laughs or prays. The first he does not often, the latter continually.
Page 174 - that is no subject for the tongue of a lawyer, nor is it lawful to be disputed. It is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do : good Christians content themselves with His will revealed in His word ; so it is presumption and high contempt in a subject to dispute what a king can do, or say that a king cannot do this or that ; but rest in that which is the king's will revealed in his law.
Page 10 - ... and offered to go away. But Cromwell and others held him by violence ; and Cromwell, with a loud laughter, taking his hand in his, and putting the pen between his fingers, with his own hand writ Richard Ingol[d]sby, he making all the resistance he could...
Page 320 - Vaccinae, A Disease Discovered in Some of the Western Counties of England. Particularly Gloucestershire, and Known by the Name of the Cow Pox...

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Dictionary of National Biography - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885. ...
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MR. STEPHEN'S DICTIONARY.; DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY ...
DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY. Edited by LESLIE STEPHEN. Vol. XXI. GARNETT -- GLOUCESTER. New-York: MACMILLAN CO. 1890. The addition of another volume to ...
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Dictionary of National Biography: Information and Much More from ...
Dictionary of National Biography Dictionary of National Biography The brainchild of the publisher George Smith.
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JSTOR: The Dictionary of National Biography
SINCE the last notice of the 'Dictionary of National Biography' in the ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW (Oct. 1890) six volumes have appeared in due succession, ...
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ODNB mistakes, 2004/5
Sir, - Much has been written of the new version of the Dictionary of National Biography, some hailing it as a marvel of scholarly excellence, while others ...
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5 x 8.5 Three line.p65
The publication of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography ... The New Dictionary of National Biography by the late Colin ...
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History of Scholarly Societies: Dictionary of National Biography
The Dictionary of national biography from the earliest times to 1900. Founded in 1882 by George Smith, edited by Sir Leslie Stephen and Sir Sidney Lee. ...
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The "Dictionary of National Biography" and Its Early Editors and ...
EJ382543 - The "Dictionary of National Biography" and Its Early Editors and Publisher.
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Philip Carter, Subject and object
The project’s purpose since 1992 has been to rewrite the existing Dictionary of National Biography – an az of British-born historical figures, ...
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Endnotes
Matthew, Leslie Stephen and the New Dictionary of National Biography, 36. ... Robert Faber and Brian Harrison, ‘The Dictionary of National Biography: A ...
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