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A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ... - Page 176
by John Burke - 1831
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...DIGBY, EARL OF BRISTOL, Born in Madrid, 1612 : died, 1676. " A singular person, " (says lord Orford) whose life was one contradiction. He " wrote against...opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it : was con" scientiously converted, in the midst of his prosecution of " lord Strafford, and was most unconscientiously...
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Specimens of the early English poets,: to which is prefixed an historical ...

George Ellis - Poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...EARL OF BRISTOL, Was born in Madrid, 1612 : died, 1070. " A singular person," says lord Oi ford, " whose life was one contradiction. He " wrote against...opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it: was con. " scientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of " lord Strafford, and was most unconscientiously...
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Specimens of the early English poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...embraced it : he was a zealous " opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it : was con" scientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of " lord Strafford, and was most unconscientiously a prose" cutor of lord Clarendon. With great parts, he always " hurt himself and his friends ; with romantic...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - English literature - 1806
...liberties."] GEORGE, DlGBSr.EARlL, of TBlilSTOlL. GEORGE DIGBY, EARL OF BRISTOL, A SINGULAR person, whose life was one contradiction. He wrote against...zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it2; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of lord Strafford, and was most...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1809
...jollities as he was pleased with.' (Continuation of his Life, p. 208.) Lord Orford says of him, that " his life was one contradiction. He wrote against popery,...was a zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice to it; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafford, and was most...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...following pltiy. He was, as'Mr Wolpoic observe!, " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction. Be wrote against Popery, and embraced it ; he was a zealous...sacrifice for it : was conscientiously converted in the midit of his prosecution of Lord Straffbrd, and teas most unconscientiously a prosecutor of Lord Clarendon....
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...observes, " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction. He wrote against Papery, and t»braced it ; he was a zealous opposer of the Court, and a sacrifice for it : teal conscientiously eo»•oerled in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Straffbrd, and was most...
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Specimens of the early English poets: to which is prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...DIGBY, EARL OF BRISTOL, Was born in Madrid, 1 612: died, 1676. " A singular person," says lord Orford, " whose life was one contradiction. He " wrote against popery, and embraced it; he was a zealons " opposer of the court, and a. sacrifice for it ; was con" scientiously converted in the midst...
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Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H

David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...DIGRY, GEORGE, EARL OP BRISTOL. This author was, as DIL Mr. Walpole observes, " a singu" lar person, whose life was one "contradiction. He wrote against...converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Straflbrd, and was most vaiconscientious-ly a prosecutor of Lord Clarendon. With great parts, he always...
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Biographia dramatica: or, a companion to the playhouse : containing ...

1812
...contradiction. He wrote against ' poperv, and embraced it ; he ' was a zealous opposer of the ' coi.rt, and a sacrifice for it; ' was conscientiously converted...his prosecution of " Lord Strafford, and was most " unconscientiouslya prosecutor of " Lord Clarendon. With great ' parts, he always hurt himself ' and...
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