A Biographical History of England, from Egbert the Great to the Revolution: Consisting of Characters Disposed in Different Classes, and Adapted to a Methodical Catalogue of Engraved British Heads. Intended as an Essay Towards Reducing Our Biography to System, and a Help to the Knowledge of Portraits. Interspersed with Variety of Anecdotes, and Memoirs of a Great Number of Persons. With a Preface, Volume 2, Part 2
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Page 298 - THIS BOOK. FORMS PART OF THE ORIGINAL LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN BOUGHT IN EUROPE 1838 TO 1839 BY ASA CRAY a, >^ ^f-, LITERARY REMAINS OF TUB LATE WILLIAM HAZLITT.
Page 413 - Musick's monument; or, A remembrancer of the best practical musick, both divine, and civil, that has ever been known, to have been in the world.
Page 420 - Grace, is methinks to hear our tutelar angels: 'tis to bemoan the present malicious times, and remember the golden age: but to behold You too, is to make prophets quite forget their heaven, and bind the poets with eternal rapture.
Page 390 - Some of his taftelefs cotemporaries thought him equally excellent in both ; but one of his heads is worth a ream of his Pindarics ; I had almoft faid all the Pindarics written in this reign.
Page 538 - There was nothing at all promising in his appearance: he was hard-favoured, affected plainness in his garb, walked the street with a cudgel in his hand, and an old hat over his eyes. He was often observed to be in a reverie : but when his spirits were ele* Milton. rated over a bottle, he was remarkable for his presence of mind, and quickness of apprehension, 'and became the agreeable and instructive companion.
Page 471 - Sometimes a string of pearls, or an ornament of riband, was worn on the head ; and, in the latter part of this reign, hoods of various kinds were in fashion.
Page 374 - Rehearsal," and his assistance is alluded to in the " Session of Poets " : " Intelligence was brought, the Court being set, That a Play Tripartite was very near made ; Where malicious Matt Clifford and spiritual Spratt Were joined with their Duke, a Peer of the Trade.
Page 522 - Commission,* and was one of the judges sent by the king to intimidate the fellows of Magdalen College in Oxford, in the affair of Dr. Parker, whom they had refused to elect their president, according to the royal mandate. Upon the Revolution, he fled into France, where he officiated as minister to the Protestant part of the fting's household.