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Biographia Dramatica: pt.1. Authors and Actors: A-H - Page 188
by David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - 1812
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - English literature - 1806
...little benefit to the world, unless they be accompanied with steadiness of principle and test-act, though a Roman Catholic, and addicted himself to astrology on the birth-day of true philosophy. We have of his writing " Letters between the Lord George Digby and SirKenelm Digby, Knight, concerning...
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A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - English literature - 1806
...Bristol died, neither loved nor regretted by any party, in 1676. Mr. Reed proceeds to observe, that our histories of England abound with the adventures of this inconsistent and eccentric nobleman, who, amongst his 1 New Biog. Diet. vol. vp 53. 4 It is dated from Montpelier, Apr. 1669, and must have been...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - English literature - 1806
...possessor, and of little benefit to the world, units* they be accompanied with steadiness of principle and Catholic, and addicted himself to astrology on the birth-day of true philosophy. We have of his writing " Letters between the Lord George Digby, and Sir Kenelm Digby, Knight, concerning...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1809
...Clarendon. With great parts, he always hurt himself and his friends; with romantic bravery, he was always an unsuccessful commander. He spoke for the...to astrology on the birth-day of true philosophy. Catalogue of Royal and Noble Authors, Vol. II. p. 25. The histories of England abound with the adventures...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...romantic bravery, he teas always an unsuccessful commander. He spoke for the Tett Act, though a Roma* Catholic ; and addicted himself to astrology on the birth-day of true philosophy. The histories »?' England abound with the adventures of this inconsistent and eccentric nobleman, who, amongst ha...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...Clarendon. With great parts, he always hurt himself and his friends; with romantic brtvery, he mas always an unsuccessful commander. He. spoke for the Test Act, though a Re-; Catholic ; and addicted himself to astrology on the birth-day of true philosophy. The histories...
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Biographia dramatica: or, a companion to the playhouse : containing ...

1812
...he was always an un' successful commander. He spoke ' for the Test Act, though a Ro' man Caihoiic ; and addicted ' himself to astrology, on the ' birth-day...attention. He wrote one play, called Elvira. C. 4to. 166/. Downes the prompter says, that he joined with Sir Samuel Tuke in the composition of The Adventures...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...Clarendon. With great parts, he always hurt himself and his friends; with romantic bravery, he was always an unsuccessful commander. He spoke for the...Catholic; and addicted himself to astrology, on the hirth-day of true philosophy." " The Earl of Bristol (says Granger), well known for his fine parts,...
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Collins's peerage of England; genealogical, biographical, and ..., Volume 5

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...and his friends; with romantic bravery, he was always an unsuccessful commander. He spoke for th« Test Act, though a Roman Catholic; and addicted himself...astrology, on the birth-day of true philosophy." " The Earl of Bristol ^says Granger), well known for his tine parts, his levity, and extravagant passions,...
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The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...Clarendon. With great parts he always hurt himself and his friends ; with romantic bravery, he was always an unsuccessful commander. He spoke for the...addicted himself to astrology on the birth-day of true philosophy."1 DIGGES (LEONARD), an able mathematician, was descended from an ancient family, and born...
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