The Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 1

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Sir Sidney Lee
Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1908 - Great Britain
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Page 291 - On the Management of the Poor in Scotland, and its Effects on the Health of the Great Towns.
Page 126 - like a distressed prince who calls in a powerful neighbour to his aid. I was undone by my auxiliary. When I had once called him in, I could not subsist without dependence on him.
Page 132 - West Barbary, or a Short Narrative of the Revolutions of the Kingdoms of Fez and Morocco, with an account of their present customs, sacred, civil, and domestic.
Page 175 - Nagler says that he was one of the most celebrated animal painters at the end of the last and the beginning of this century. In Meusel's ' Neue Miscellaneen
Page 222 - As the natural head of her family, superintendent of her household, manager of her private affairs, sole confidential adviser in politics, and only assistant in her communications with the officers of the Government, he is, besides the husband of the Queen, the tutor of the Royal children, the private secretary of the Sovereign, and her permanent minister.
Page 367 - The Life of John Buncle, Esq. : containing various observations and reflections made in several parts of the world and many extraordinary relations,
Page 365 - THE Life of John Buncle, Esq. ; containing various Observations and Reflections made in several parts of the World, and many Extraordinary Relations...
Page 345 - To sound or sink in cano, O or A, Or give up Cicero to C or K. Let Freind affect to speak as Terence spoke, And Alsop never but like Horace joke...
Page 128 - Booth to his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator.
Page 165 - A Testimonie of Antiquitie, shewing the auncient fayth in the Church of England touching the Sacrament of the body and bloude of the Lord, here publikely preached, and also receaued in the Saxons' tyme, aboue 600 yeares agoe. Imprinted at London by John Day, dwelling oner Alderagate beneath S.

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