The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers (Google eBook)

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Page 152 - far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.
Page 8 - The Origin of Printing, in two Essays : 1. The substance of Dr. Middleton's Dissertation on the Origin of Printing in England. 2. Mr. Meerman's account of the invention of the art at Harleim, and its progress to Mentz, with occasional remarks, and an Appendix,
Page 367 - Then did I further put him in remembrance of the Statute of Praemunire, whereby a good part of the Pope's pastoral cure here was pared away. "To that answered his Highness: 'Whatsoever impediment be to the contrary, we will set forth that authority to the uttermost. For we received from that See our crown imperial' which till his Grace with his own mouth told it me, I never heard of before.
Page 179 - Daughters; but by devout prayer to that Eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases...
Page 269 - ... elected one of the knights of the shire for the county of Huntingdon...
Page 190 - The course of his day was best known after he was blind. When he first rose, he heard a chapter in the Hebrew Bible, and then studied till twelve; then took some exercise for an hour; then dined, then played on the organ, and...
Page 526 - No libels, no threats, nothing that has happened, nothing that can happen, will weigh a feather against allowing the defendant, upon this and every other question, not only the whole advantage he is entitled ^o from substantial law and justice, but every benefit from the most critical nicety of form, which any other defendant could claim under the like objection.
Page 359 - Chelsea to be merry with him, whither on a time unlocked for he came to dinner, and after dinner in a fair garden of his walked with him by the space of an hour holding his arm about his neck.
Page 368 - Mistress, since it were against good manners to refuse your new year's gift, I am content to take your gloves, but as for the lining, I utterly refuse it.
Page 74 - THE LIFE OF MERLIN, SIRNAMED AMBROSIUS. His Prophesies, and Predictions Interpreted; and their truth made good by our English Annalls, being a Chronographicall History of all the Kings, and memorable passages of this Kingdome, from Brute to the Reign of our Royall Soveraigne King Charles; a Subject never published in this kind before, and deserves to be knowne and observed by all men.

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