Dictionary of National Biography: Supplement

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Sir Sidney Lee
Smith, Elder, & Company, 1901 - Great Britain

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Page 52 - elected a fellow of the Royal Society on 7 June 1849, and an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1870. The degree of doctor of laws was conferred upon him by the university of Edinburgh in 1871, by Trinity College, Dublin, in 1873, and by the university of Glasgow in 1877
Page 135 - A Philological Grammar grounded upon English and formed from a Comparison of more than Sixty Languages. Being an Introduction to the Science of Grammar in all Languages, especially English, Latin, and Greek,
Page 199 - Lord Raglan wishes the cavalry to advance rapidly to the front, and try to prevent the enemy carrying away the guns. Troop of horse artillery may accompany. French cavalry is on your left. Immediate.
Page xxxi - to be wholly imaginary. In June 1869 Smith was proceeded against for libel by one who actually bore that designation. It seemed difficult to treat the grievance seriously, but the jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff, and assessed the damages at
Page xxix - Whether much or little,' Trollope wrote, ' it was offered by the proprietor, and paid in a single cheque.' When contrasting his experiences as contributor to other periodicals with those he enjoyed as contributor to the ' Cornhill,' Trollope wrote, ' What I wrote for the " Cornhill Magazine " I always wrote at the instigation of Mr. Smith.
Page xxviii - 1863 Arnold wrote to his mother of his Oxford lecture on Heine : ' I have had two applications for the lecture from magazines, but I shall print it, if I can, in the " Cornhill," because it both pays best and has much the largest circle of readers.
Page 373 - he was appointed to the chair of moral philosophy in the university of Edinburgh. His systematic teaching was on the lines of the Scottish philosophy and against all Hegelian tendencies, and he showed how philosophical studies could be pursued in a devout spirit.
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Page 192 - takes its rank with the great events which have changed the face of society since the time of the middle ages. The invention of printing, the construction of the magnetic compass, the discovery of America, and the introduction of the steam engine are the only capital events in modern history which belong to the same category as the Bessemer process
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