Dictionary of National Biography, Index and Epitome

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Smith, Elder, & Company, 1903 - Great Britain - 1456 pages
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Page 307 - Life and Times of Titian, with some Account of hig Family, chiefly from new and unpublished records. With Portrait and Illustrations. 2 vols. Svo. 42s. GUMMING (R. GORDON). Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa.
Page 320 - Economy of Vegetation,' 1792, both formIng parts of his poetic work, ' Botanic Garden,' and wrote ' The Temple of Nature, or the Origin of Society ' (published, 1803). He was also the author of a few prose works, maintaining a form of evolutionism which was subsequently expounded by Lamarck. [xiv. 84] DASENT, SIB GEORGE WEBBE (1817-1896), Scandinavian scholar ; born in St.
Page 269 - Incognita,' a feeble novel ; contributed to Dryden's metrical versions of ' Juvenal,' 1692, and * Virgil,' 1697; brought out his comedies, the 'Old Bachelor,' 1693, the • Double Dealer,' 1693, ' Love for Love,' 1695, and the
Page 308 - The History of Great Britain: from the revolution in 1688, to the accession of George the First.
Page 40 - Sense and Sensibility appeared in 1811, Pride and Prejudice in 1813, Mansfield Park in 1814, Emma in 1815.
Page 134 - Day,' 1632 ; imprisoned and ultimately recanted to the satisfaction of the high commission court. [vi. 139] BEACEGIRDLE, ANNE ( 1663 ?-1748), actress; appeared at Theatre Royal, 1688, as Lucia in Shadwell's •Squire of Alsatia'; with Betterton at Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre as Angelica in
Page 186 - It is now generally admitted that these poems are of at least two dates, the first portion (containing versions of Genesis, Exodus, Daniel) being earlier than the second portion (1.
Page 44 - It was Bacon's ambition to create a new system of philosophy, based on a right interpretation of nature, to replace that of Aristotle ; the 'Novum Organum' describes the method by which the renovation of knowledge was to be achieved, and is thus the keystone to the whole system. The 'Advancement of Learning', of which the 'De Augmentis' may be regarded as an enlarged edition, was included in the 'Great Instauration' or Renewal of the Sciences as a preliminary review of the present state of knowledge....
Page 156 - HAWKINS, the younger (17461818), essayist ; sou of Isaac Hawkins Browne the elder [qv] ; educated at Westminster and Hertford College, Oxford ; DOL, 1773 ; MP for Bridgnorth, 1784-1812 ; published essays on moral and religious subjects, [vii. 48] BROWNE or BROWN, JAMES (1616-1685), theologian : BA Oriel College, Oxford, 1638 ; chaplain in the army of the parliament; his 'Antichrist in Spirit
Page 151 - A Revealed Knowledge of the Prophecies and Times, wrote under the Direction of the Lord God...

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