Lempriere's Universal Biography: Containing a Critical and Historical Account of the Lives, Characters, and Labours of Eminent Persons, in All Ages and Countries. Together with Selections of Foreign Biography from Watkin's Dictionary, Recently Published, and about Eight Hundred Original Articles of American Biography, Volume 1
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Eleazar Lord,John Lempriere
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Page 441 - ... there was then nothing of disorder discernible in his mind by any but himself; but he had withdrawn from study, and travelled with no other book than an English Testament, such as children carry to the school : when his friend took it into his hand, out of curiosity to see what companion a man of letters had chosen, ' I have but one book,' said Collins,
Page 2 - An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, 'An Act for the encouragement of learning, hy securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 474 - Bible,' the Four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, and the Epistle to the Romans, were allotted to him, for his portion. 6. He writ Resolutions of some Questions concerning the Sacraments; in the collection of Records at the end of Dr Burnet's History of the Reformation.
Page 505 - Marquis de (4. 1638, d. 1720), brother of the preceding, was a favourite at the court of Louis XIV. for his many accomplishments, and his taste for literature procured him a seat in the French Academy and in that of the sciences. He left a voluminous diary, the Journal de Dangeau. Danlcan, Francois Andre (4.
Page 300 - Farinello, which he received from the patronage of three brothers called Farina. After enrapturing the crowded audiences of the theatre of Naples, Rome, Venice, and Vienna, Broschi was invited by lord Essex to London, where, for three years, he displayed the superiority of his powers, and was munificently rewarded. In 1737, he left London, and passing...
Page 2 - TH0MAS, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a hook, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit: The Analectic Magazine.
Page 304 - ... that king Charles had honoured him with this panegyrick, that " he " was as learned as any of the college, and as well*
Page 161 - Anspach, of such extraordinary powers of memory, that, at the age of four, he conversed with his mother in French, with his father in Latin, and with his servants in German. The rapidity of his...
Page 174 - Charterhouse (where he was so troublesome that his father was heard to pray that if it pleased God to take any of his children he could best spare Isaac), and subsequently to Felstead.
Page 20 - The sentence was reported to the prince, and Aboulaina was summoned to appear. Instead of dreading the threats of the tyrant, he boldly replied in the words of the following verse in Exodus, Wilt thou kill me to-day, as thou killedst the other man yesterday ? The ingenuity of the expression disarmed the anger of Moses, who loaded him with presents.