The Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 7 (Google eBook)

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Leslie Stephen
Macmillan, 1886 - Great Britain
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Page 353 - Your representative owes you, not his industry only but his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion.
Page 347 - I am afraid, Sir, such a number of us may be oppressive to you.' — ' No, Sir,' said Johnson, ' it is not so ; and I must be in a wretched state indeed when your company would not be a delight to me.
Page 248 - Who knows the inscrutable design? Blessed be He who took and gave! Why should your mother, Charles, not mine, Be weeping at her darling's grave? We bow to Heaven that willed it so, That darkly rules the fate of all, That sends the respite or the blow, That's free to give or to recall.
Page 263 - Pathomyotomia Or a Dissection Of the significative Muscles of the Affections of the Minde. Being an Essay to a New Method of observing the most Important movings of the Muscles of the Head, as they are the neerest and Immediate Organs of the Voluntarie or Impetuous motions of the Mind. With the Proposall of a new Nomenclature of the Muscles. By JB Sirnamed the Chirosopher.
Page 66 - In brief, where the Scripture is silent, the Church is my text ; where that speaks, 'tis but my comment : where there is a joint silence of both, I borrow not the rules of my religion from Rome or Geneva, but the dictates of my own reason.
Page 29 - I do not love thee, Dr. Fell, The reason why I cannot tell; But this I know, and know full well, I do not love thee. Dr. Fell.
Page 366 - THE ROMANCE OF THE FORUM; OR, NARRATIVES, SCENES, AND ANECDOTES FROM COURTS OF JUSTICE. SECOND SERIES. BY PETER BURKE, Esa., of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law. 2 vols. post 8vo. 21s.
Page 76 - The King to Oxford sent a troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force ; With equal skill to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs admit no force but argument.
Page 62 - He was once a man ; and of some little name ; but of no worth, as his present unparalleled case makes but too manifest ; for by the immediate hand of an avenging God, his very thinking substance has for more than seven years been continually wasting away, till it is wholly perished out of him, if it be not utterly come to nothing.
Page 282 - As for his person, he was tall of stature, strong-boned, though not corpulent, somewhat of a ruddy face, with sparkling eyes, wearing his hair on his upper lip, after the old British fashion ; his hair reddish, but, in his latter days, time had sprinkled it with grey; his nose well set, but not declining or bending, and his mouth moderately large ;' his forehead something high; and his habit always plain and modest.

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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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