Specimen Pages, Prospectus, & Opinions of Haydn's Dictionary of Dates: Comprehending Remarkable Occurrences, Ancient and Modern, the Foundation, Laws, and Governments of Countries; Their Progress in Arts, Science and Literature, Their Achievements in Arms; and Their Civil, Military, Religious and Philanthropic Institutions, and Particularly of the British Empire
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Page 457 - The Old and New Testament connected, in the History of the Jews and neighbouring Nations, from the Declension of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah to the time of Christ.
Page 281 - A discourse on the conduct of Great Britain in respect to Neutral Nations during the present War,
Page 209 - Maternelle," 1840-48, &c. ; d. 6 March, 1850. GIRARD, Philippe Henri de, French engineer; 6. I Feb. 1775; exhibited improved lamps, 1 806 ; invented a flax-spinning machine for the emperor's prize, offered 7 May, 1810 ; applied steam to it, 1813 ; established works at Warsaw ; invented other machines ; printed " Mémoire au Roi sur la Priorité due à la France dans l'Invention des Machines à filer le Lin,
Page 73 - April, 1814; inherited much of the property of her grandfather, Thomas C'outts, the banker, at the death of his widow, who died duchess of St. Alban's, 6 Aug. 1837; endowed the colonial bishoprics of Adelaide, Capetown, and British Columbia, and several churches and schools ; promoted emigration ; inaugurated Columbia market, Bethnal Green, 28 April, 1869. BUIIDON, William ; published " Materials for Thinking,