Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 61

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Sir Leslie Stephen
Macmillan, 1900 - Great Britain
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Page 264 - I had the opportunity of being acquainted with divers worthy persons, inquisitive into natural philosophy, and other parts of human learning; and particularly of what hath been called the New Philosophy, or Experimental Philosophy.
Page 446 - I was sorely tossed, for one fourteen weeks, in a bitter winter season, not knowing what bread or bed did mean...
Page 288 - Cathayo, and Giapan: With a discourse of the Northwest passage. . . . Gathered in parte, and done into Englyshe by Richarde Eden. Newly set in order, augmented, and finished by Richarde Willes.
Page 447 - It is the will and command of God, that (since the comming of his Son the Lord Jesus) a permission of the most Paganish, Jewish, Turkish, or Antichristian consciences and worships, be granted to all men in all Nations and Countries...
Page 50 - JAMES WHITE is extinct, and with him these suppers have long ceased. He carried away with him half the fun of the world when he died — of my world at least.
Page 46 - The | Natural History | and | Antiquities of | Selborne, | in the | County of Southampton : | with | Engravings, and an Appendix. | London: | printed by T. Bensley ; | for B. White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet Street. M.DCC.LXXXIX.
Page 467 - He was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath in 1867, and attained the rank of Major-General the same year.
Page 247 - that having been in this session of parliament expelled this house, he was and is incapable of being elected a member to serve in this present parliament.
Page 198 - AN EXAMINATION OF THE RULES OF LAW respecting the Admission of EXTRINSIC EVIDENCE in Aid of the INTERPRETATION OF WILLS.
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