The Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 11

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Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee
Oxford University Press, 1909 - Great Britain

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Page 311 - I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen : but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me.
Page 430 - Gladstone, he was created a peer of the United Kingdom by the title of Baron Acton of Aldenham.
Page 351 - Blood is a beggar, and so forth, and if you entreat him fair in a frosty morning, he will afford you whole Hamlets, I should say handfuls, of tragical speeches.
Page 18 - Love in the Suds; a Town Eclogue. Being the Lamentation of Roscius for the Loss of His Nyky [Prefixed to the above is] A Letter to David Garrick, Esq.
Page 117 - The Artless Midnight Thoughts of a Gentleman at Court ; who for many Years built on Sand, which every Blast of cross Fortune has defaced ; but now he has laid new Foundations on the Rock of his Salvation...
Page 274 - But none of our writers can, in my opinion, justly contest the superiority of Knolles, who, in his history of the Turks, has displayed all the excellencies that narration can admit. His style, though somewhat obscured by time, and sometimes vitiated by false wit, is pure, nervous, elevated, and clear.
Page 264 - A Treatise on the Culture of the Apple and Pear, and on the Manufacture of Cider and Perry...
Page 11 - The State of the printed Hebrew Text of the Old Testament considered.
Page 168 - Queechy," " Dollars and cents," etc. etc. [Susan and AB WARMER.] London : ND [1853.] Octavo. Pp. viii. 216.* Signed Elizabeth Wetherell. EL 0 GIUM famas inserviens Jacci Etonensis, sive Gigantis ; or, the praises of Jack of Eton, commonly called Jack the Giant : collected into Latin and English metre, after the manner of Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, John Burton, and others. To which is added a Dissertation on the Burtonic style. By a Master of Arts.
Page 480 - All that will may send their children and have them educated freely ; and those that do not wish to have education for nothing may pay for it if they please.

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