Chronology; Or, The Historian's Vade-mecum: Wherein Every Remarkable Occurrence in the English History, from the Descent of Julius Caesar, to the Present Time: as Well as Most of the Principal Events of Ancient and Other Histories, are Alphabetically Recorded; with the Dates Affixed, and Rendered Exceedingly Accurate, by a Careful Comparing of One Historian with Another. Together with a Chronological List of the Most Eminent Men in the World

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author, 1776 - Chronology, Historical - 246 pages
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Page 245 - Bool, how comfortably and genteely a family may live with frugality for a little money ; together with the cheapeft method of keeping horfes. *^* An attention to thefe...
Page 245 - Being a Chemical Analyfis, or, ' An Enquiry into the nature and properties of all kinds of Foods,' how far they are wholefome and agree with different conftitutions.
Page 244 - Mafters of Academies, the two preceding articles are tranflated into French, in a claffical and elegant ftile, by the CHEVALIER DE SAUSEU1L, in two vols. Price 7s. bound. Allowance to thofe who take a dozen fets. AN ESSAY on GLANDULAR SECRETION; containing an experimental enquiry into the formation of PUS, and a critical examination into an opinion of Mr. John Hunter's,
Page 194 - THAMES was so low between the Tower and the Bridge that women and children waded over it, owing to so great an ebb in the ocean, that laid the sands bare several miles from the shore, which continued a whole day, 1214...
Page 36 - James's house, Jan. 19, 1649 — brought to trial the next day, condemned the 27th, beheaded at Whitehall the 30th, aged 48, and buried in St. George's chapel. Windsor — his queen, Henrietta, died in France, Aug. 10, 1669 OLIVER CROMWELL...
Page 186 - Whig and Tory, the epoch of 1680. The first was a name of reproach, given by the court party to their antagonists, for resembling the principles of the whigs, or fanatical conventiclers in Scotland ; and the other was given by the country party to that of the court, comparing them to the Tories, or Popish robbers in Ireland. They formerly were called Whigs from...
Page 66 - Erected into a kingdom by Egbert, by a union of all the kingdoms of the Heptarchy, near 400 years after the arrival of the Saxons, 827.
Page 198 - ... walking, and were forced to tie them up to their knees; the fine gentlemen fastened theirs with chains of silver, or silver gilt, and others with laces. This custom was in vogue from AD 1462, but was prohibited, on the forfeiture of 20s.
Page 23 - Cisaipmus published an acconnt of the general circulation, of which he had some confused ideas, and improved it afterwards by experiments, 1569; but it was fully confirmed by Harvey, 1628.
Page 136 - Pin-money, derived from a very ancient tax in France, for providing the queen with pins.

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