The Dictionary of National Biography, Supplement, Volume 2

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Sir Sidney Lee
Oxford University Press, 1901 - Great Britain

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Page 28 - The Complete Concordance to Shakespeare, being a Verbal Index to all the Passages in the Dramatic Works of the Poet.
Page 44 - Coleridge was appointed chief justice of the queen's bench, and the offices of chief justice of the common pleas and chief baron of the exchequer (vacant by the death of Chief-baron Kelly) were abolished under the Judicature Acts.
Page 29 - Proverbs; Or, The Wise Saws of Our Wisest Poet, Collected into a Modern Instance.
Page 29 - The Shakespeare Key: unlocking the treasures of his style, elucidating the peculiarities of his construction, and displaying the beauties of his expression; forming a companion to " The Complete Concordance to Shakespeare.
Page 76 - The Chinaman at Home and Abroad. By JOHN COMING CHINAMAN. Crown 8vo, cloth, 6s. While cast in the form of fiction, this "work, written from the Chinese point of view, will be found to throw valuable light on a curious and much misunderstood people. THE HEBREW TWINS : A Vindication of God's Ways with Jacob and Esau. By the late Rev. SAMUEL Cox, DD, Author of "Expositions
Page 307 - Lords against the Government, the appointment of a Select Committee to inquire into the working of the Land Act. The Cabinet refused to recognise the Committee, and no Ministerialist sat upon it. Gladstone took so strong a view of the conduct of the Lords in seeking to interfere, as he put it, with the proceedings of a statutory tribunal, that on February 27 he moved in the House of Commons a protest against the appointment of the Committee, which was really a vote of censure on the majority of the...
Page 323 - I shall ever gratefully remember his devotion and zeal in all that concerned my personal welfare and that of my family.
Page 27 - conveying letters or parcels between places by the pressure of air and vacuum.' A similar patent was taken out on 11 June 1857, and subsequently he constructed the 4ft. 6in. pneumatic tube between the General Post Office and Euston station. In 1874 he entered into partnership with John Standfield as an hydraulic and canal engineer ; the works of the firm were at Grays, Essex, and it constructed numerous floating docks, notably those at Vladivostock, Hamburg, Havana, Stettin, and North Shields. He...
Page 36 - ... gentleman, also throwing himself with vigour into local and county business. He became a captain in the militia, chairman of the parish school and parochial boards, served as convener of the finance committee of the county, and occupied other public posts. Taking up the study of archaeology, he became a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, and contributed a large series of most valuable papers to the 'Proceedings
Page 227 - ... here with all good Christians and all true Englishmen, and will not be forgotten by me as opportunity shall serve. I hope you have long before this time received that good supply which went from hence in July last,*** whereby you will perceive that you have not been forgotten here.

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