Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 34 (Google eBook)

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Sir Leslie Stephen
Macmillan, 1893 - Great Britain
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Page 170 - very melancholy (which brought him at length into a consumption), became very poor in body and purse, was the object of charity, went in ragged cloaths (whereas when he was in his glory he wore cloth of gold and silver) and mostly lodged in obscure and dirty places, more befitting the worst of beggars and poorest of servants.
Page 330 - Though the camomile, the more it is trodden on the faster it grows, yet youth, the more it is wasted the sooner it wears
Page 377 - the once flourishing City of London, in a Letter from an American Traveller, dated from the ruinous Portico of St. Paul's in the year 2199 to a Friend settled in Boston, the Metropolis of the Western Empire. Also Sundry Fugitive Pieces, principally wrote whilst upon his Travels on the Continent,
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Page 367 - &c., to Sir Charles, who had no manner of relation, but an ancient friendship contracted at the siege of Colchester forty years before. It is a pretty place, with fine gardens and well planted, and given to one well worthy of it, Sir Charles being an honest gentleman and a soldier.
Page 323 - From early youth to extreme old age it was to him a solemn religious duty to be incessantly learning, constantly growing, fearlessly correcting his own mistakes, always ready to receive and reproduce from others that which he had not in himself. Science and religion for him not only were not divorced, but were one and indivisible.
Page 100 - genealogical List of the several Persons entitled to quarter the Arms of the Royal Houses of England.' In 1859 he edited for the Camden Society, from the original manuscript in , the British Museum, the ' Diary of the Marches of the Royal Army during the Great Civil War, kept by Richard Symonds.
Page 170 - (whereas when he was in his glory he wore cloth of gold and silver) and mostly lodged in obscure and dirty places, more befitting the worst of beggars and poorest of servants.
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Page 330 - his debt for a new English which he taught them. " Euphues and his England " began first that language. All our Ladies were then his Schollers ; and that

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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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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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