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" Oct. 1766, lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by his uncle, William Singleton, a miniature-painter, who exhibited a few enamel portraits at the Society of Artists and Royal Academy from 1770 to 1790. Singleton showed very early promise... "
Dictionary of national biography - Page 314
edited by - 1897
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 8

John Aikin, William Enfield, Mr. Nicholson, Thomas Morgan, William Johnston - Biography - 1813
...PAUL, an eminent French writer, born at Beziers in 1624, was descended from a family in the law. He lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by his mother, who educated him in the Protestant religion. He studied successively at Castres, Montauban,...
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A classical dictionary of biography [&c.].

sir William Smith - 1858
...enticed her into a temple of Aphrodite, and there stoned her to death. Laius (Adi'os), son of Labdacns. lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by Lycus. [LABDACTS.] When Lycus was slain by Amphion and Zethus, Laius took refuge with Pelops in Peloponnesus....
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The New American cyclopaedia: a popular dictionary of general ..., Volume 11

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Reference - 1861
...Egypt, born at Kavala, a small seaport town of Macedonia, in 1769, died in Cairo, Aug. 3, 1849. He lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by the governor of the town. Soon after attaining the age of manhood he was made a collector of taxes,...
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The new American cyclopædia, ed. by G. Ripley and C.A. Dana

American cyclopaedia - 1861
...Egypt, born at Kavala, a small seaport town of Macedonia, in 1769, died in Cairo, Aug. 3, 1849. He lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by the governor of the town. Soon after attaining the age of manhood he was made a collector of taxes,...
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The ladies' college & school examiner. [With] Key

M A. Johnston - 1867
...an engagement with Aruns, the son of Tarquin. — M. Junius Brutus was a descendant of L. Junius. He lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by his uncle Cato Uticensis. On the breaking out of die civil war between Caesar and Pompey, he embraced the cause...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 11

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1875
...or Mohammed All, pasha of Egypt, born at Kavala, Macedonia, in 1769, died in Cairo, Aug. 2, 1849. He lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by the governor of the town. Soon after reaching manhood he was made a collector of taxes, and buluk Ttcuhi,...
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Biographical Dictionary

Thompson Cooper - Biography - 1890
...Alexander the Sreat to modern times. Died 22 April, 1840. PRIOR, MATTHEW, a poet, born 21 July, 1664. He lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by his uncle, a tavern-keeper at Charing Cross, who sent him to Westminster School, but after some time took him...
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A Classical Dictionary of Biography, Mythology and Geography: Based on the ...

Sir William Smith - Biography - 1891 - 832 pages
...enticed her into a temple of Aphrodite, and there stoned her to death. Laius (Aii'os), son of Labdacus, lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by Lycus. { LABDACIJR.] When Lycus was slain by Amphion and Zethus, Laius took refuge with Pelops in Peloponnesus....
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A Chinese Biographical Dictionary, Volume 1

Herbert Allen Giles - Biography - 1898 - 1022 pages
...£§ ^ (T. |§ ,$g). AD 1420-1495. A native of Hainan, distinguished as a scholar and statesman. He lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by his mother in great poverty. However, by dint of borrowing books he managed to pass his examinations, and...
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A History of Arabic Literature

Clément Huart - Arabic literature - 1903 - 478 pages
...Abu'1-Fadl IBN HAJAR AL-'ASQALAN! (1372-1449) also belonged to the Shafi'ite rite. He was born at Ascalon, lost his father at an early age, and was brought up by a relative. Before he was eleven years old, he went on pilgrimage to Mecca, remained there for several...
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