A new general biographical dictionary, projected and partly arranged by H.J. Rose

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Page 9 - Transactions of a Society for the Improvement of Medical and Chirurgical Knowledge.
Page 1774 - At tables playing Don Gaiferos sits, For Melisendra is forgotten now.2 And that personage who appears there with a crown on his head and a sceptre in his hand...
Page 8 - He bequeathed also, 300/. to the Society for the Relief of the Widows and Orphans of Medical Men, of which he was the president.
Page 1 - Germany to rebel against their superiors towards the end of the fifteenth and beginning of the sixteenth centuries...
Page 339 - He also quoted some evidence in support of the view that the disease occurred at the end of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth century in Germany and more definite evidence that it occurred in Upper Italy and Hungary in 1890.
Page 106 - Experimental Researches, concerning the Philosophy of Permanent Colours, and the best means of producing them by Dyeing, Calico-printing, &c.
Page 389 - I was satisfied in the matter of conformity ; whilst I was young I had never been acquainted with any that were against it, or that questioned it. I had joined with the Common Prayer with as hearty fervency as after I did with other prayers. As long as I had no prejudice against it, I had no stop in my devotions from any of its imperfections.
Page 79 - Nelson himself, at the beginning of February, sailed for that island. On the way he fell in with a French squadron bound for its relief, and consisting of the Genereux, seventyfour, three frigates, and a corvette.
Page 81 - Ashestiel), in the shape of an Edinburgh publisher, with a long purse* and a sound political creed, not to mention an alliance offensive and defensive with young John Murray of Fleet Street, the most enlightened and active of the London trade. By this means I hope to counterbalance the predominating influence of Constable and Co., who at present have it in their power and inclination to forward or suppress any book as they approve or dislike its political tendency.
Page 391 - Warnborough published The Evidence of Reason in proof of the Immortality of the Soul, independent on the more abstruse inquiry into the nature of matter and spirit— collected from the MSS. of the late Mr. Baxter.

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