Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 10

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Sir Leslie Stephen
Macmillan, 1887 - Great Britain
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Page 76 - Barons which so agreed being, that when the good and safety of the kingdom in general is concerned, and the whole kingdom in danger...
Page 255 - For the Church of England, I am persuaded that the constant doctrine of it is so pure and orthodox, that whosoever believes it and lives according to it, undoubtedly he shall be saved; and that there is no error in it which may necessitate or warrant any man to disturb the peace or renounce the communion of it.
Page 419 - 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 359 - In merry old England it once was a rule, The King had his Poet, and also his Fool : But now we're so frugal, I'd have you to know it, That Cibber can serve both for Fool and for Poet.
Page 342 - Divi Britannici, being a Remark upon the Lives of all the Kings of this Isle, from the year of the world 2855, unto the year of grace 1660, fol.
Page 423 - The Tomb of Alexander, a Dissertation on the Sarcophagus, brought from Alexandria, and now in the British Museum.
Page 84 - And truly I desire their liberty and freedom as much as anybody whomsoever. But I must tell you that their liberty and freedom consists in having of government: those laws by which their life and their goods may be most their own. It is not for having share in government, sir, that is nothing pertaining to them.
Page 153 - Enquiry into the authenticity of the Poems attributed to Thomas Rowley, in which the arguments of the Dean of Exeter and Mr. Bryant are examined, by Thomas Warton,
Page 24 - The work, from its powerful and brilliant style, though displaying in the earlier editions little accurate knowledge and a great want of scientific caution, immediately had a very wide circulation. In my opinion it has done excellent service in this country in calling attention to the subject, in removing prejudice, and in thus preparing the ground for the reception of analogous views.
Page 152 - Priest, &c. ; with a Commentary, in which the antiquity of them is considered and defended by Jeremiah Milles, DD, Dean of Exeter.

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