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Dictionary of National Biography: Third supplement 1912-1921
Sir Leslie Stephen
No preview available - 1938
Dictionary of National Biography: Fourth supplement 1922-1930
Sir Leslie Stephen
No preview available - 1937
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Page 45 - The Family Shakspeare ; in which nothing is added to the Original Text ; but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud.
Page 32 - I love the memory of Vinny Bourne. I think him a better Latin poet than Tibullus, Propertius, Ausonius, or any of the writers in his way, except Ovid, and not at all inferior to him.
Page 142 - Aspect threw out such a Glow of Health and Chearfulness, that, on the Stage, few Spectators that were not past it could behold her without Desire. It was even a Fashion among the Gay and Young to have a Taste or Tendre for Mrs. Bracegirdle.
Page 159 - O England, England, repent thee of thy sins, repent thee of thy sins. Beware of idolatry, beware of false antichrists ; take heed they do not deceive you.
Page 119 - New Experiments Physico-mechanical, touching the spring of the air, and its effects ; (made for the most part in a new pneumatical engine) written .... by the honourable Robert Boyle, Esq* experiment xxxvi.
Page 45 - GIBBON'S HISTORY of the DECLINE and FALL of the ROMAN EMPIRE ; for the Use of Families and Young Persons. Reprinted from the original Text, with the careful Omission of all Passages of an irreligious or immoral tendency.
Page 360 - Britton, John, The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain; represented and illustrated in a series of views, elevations, plans, sections, and details, of various ancient English edifices, with historical and descriptive accounts of each, 5 vols., 1807-27.
Page 379 - Hunterian Professor of comparative anatomy and physiology at the Royal College of Surgeons.