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Dictionary of National Biography: Third supplement 1912-1921
Sir Leslie Stephen
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Dictionary of National Biography: Fourth supplement 1922-1930
Sir Leslie Stephen
No preview available - 1937
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Page 291 - a very wise man so much of Sir Christopher's sentiment that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 239 - forthwith to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude of places for the perfecting the art of navigation.
Page 332 - had faults ; but he had great powers, great public effect. He persuaded the old, he inspired the young; the Castle vanished before him. On a small subject he was miserable. Put into his hand a distaff, and like Hercules he made sad work of it ; but give him the thunderbolt, and he had the arm of Jupiter
Page 331 - invective. Flood, alluding to the grant which parliament had bestowed upon Grattan, referred to him as ' the mendicant patriot who was bought by my country for a sum of money, and then sold my country for prompt payment,' and concluded by saying that ' if the gentleman enters often into this kind of controversy with me,
Page 412 - The Vocabulary of East Anglia ; an attempt to record the Vulgar Tongue of the twin sister counties, Norfolk and Suffolk, as it existed in the last twenty years of the Eighteenth Century, and still exists : with Proof of its Antiquity
Page 335 - Montaigne speaks now good English. It is done by a fellow less beholding to nature for his fortunes than wit, yet lesser for his face than his fortune. The truth is he looks more like a good fellow than a wise man, and yet he is wise beyond either his fortune or education.
Page 76 - From Bir I went to Aleppo, where I stayed certain months for company, and then I went to Tripolis, where, finding English shipping, I came with a prosperous voyage to London, where, by God's assistance, I safely arrived the 29th April 1591, having been eight years out of my native country
Page 331 - The slow, measured, and sententious style of enunciation which characterised his eloquence, however calculated to excite admiration in the sister kingdom, appeared to English ears cold, stiff, and deficient in some of the best recommendations to attention. Unfortunately, too, for Flood, one of his own countrymen, Courtenay, instantly opened
Page 398 - a glacier is an imperfect fluid or viscous body which is urged down slopes of a certain inclination by the mutual pressure of its parts.