Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 37

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Sir Leslie Stephen
Macmillan, 1894 - Great Britain
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Page 185 - Dr. Mead lived more in the broad sunshine of life than almost any man.
Page 375 - far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof.
Page 424 - Sharon Turner's History of the AngloSaxons, from the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest.
Page 75 - If I possess any talent, it is that of darkening the gloomy, and of deepening the sad; of painting life in extremes, and representing those struggles of passion when the soul trembles on the verge of the unlawful and the unhallowed.
Page 273 - Comparative Discourse of our English Poets with the Greek, Latin, and Italian Poets...
Page 352 - The Voyage of Sir Henry Middleton to Bantam and the Maluco Islands, Being the Second Voyage set forth by the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies.
Page 417 - Society, and one of the first promoters of the British Society for the Propagation of the Gospel among the Jews.
Page 93 - The first Part of the Catalogue of English Printed Bookes: which concerneth such matters of Diuinitie as have bin either written in our owne tongue, or translated out of anie other language : and haue bin published to the glory of God, and edification of the Church of Christ in England. Gathered into Alphabet, and such method as it is, by Andrew Maunsell, bookseller. Unumquodque propter quid. London: printed by John Windet, for Andrew Maunsell, dwelling in Lothburie, 1595.
Page 391 - I am thus one of the very few examples, in this country, of one who has, not thrown off religious belief, but never had it: I grew up in a negative state with regard to it.
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