A historical grammar, or, A chronological abridgment of universal history: to which is added an abridged chronology of the most remarkable discoveries and inventions relative to the arts and sciences ...

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Printed by David Carlisle, for Caleb Bingham, 1808 - History - 228 pages
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Page 63 - I am come in my Father's name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.
Page 215 - Pharsalia," born at Corduba, in Spain, Nov. 11. 37 — condemned and bled to death in a bath, April 30, 64 Lucían, author of...
Page 183 - HISTORY ; to which is added, an Abridged Chronology of the most remarkable Discoveries and Inventions relative to the Arts and Sciences.
Page 206 - Bifhop of Rochefter, committed to the Tower, Aug. 24, 1722 ; exiled May 27, 1723 ; died Feb. 22, 1731-2, aged 69. Aubrey, John, the antiquarian born, 16'J5, died 1700.
Page 218 - Poggins, the reviver of Greek and Latin literature, died 1459 Pole (Cardinal), died Nov. 18, 1558, aged 58 Polignac (Cardinal), French writer, died 1741 Follio, a Roman orator and poet, who occasioned the first library being opened at Rome for public use, died in 42 Polybius, author of " Universal History,
Page 215 - Kidder, bishop of Bath, and his lady, killed in bed by the fall of a stack of...
Page 207 - Calais, July 17, 1720, in one day, and returned the fame evening. Calvin, died at Geneva, May 27, 1564, aged 45. Cambray, Fenelon, arcbbifhop of, died 1716, aged 64.
Page 214 - Egypt 1723 ; and died 1689 before Chrift, aged 147. James, St. put to death 41, made patron to Spain 796. James, St. the Lefs, bifhop of Jerufalem, martyred 62.
Page 215 - Leo I. Emperor, ordered 200,000 books to be burnt, 476. Leo IX. the firft Pope that kept, an army, 1054, i Leofricus, the nrir.
Page 210 - Draco fl<,uifhed 624 before Chrift. Drake, Sir Francis, fet fail on his voyage round the world 1577 ; died Jan. 28, 1595, aged 5O.

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