The Dictionary of National Biography, Founded in 1882 by George Smith, Volume 6
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Pagina 67 - But Shakespeare's magic could not copied be ; Within that circle none durst walk but he.
Pagina 76 - Britain,' &c. 1775. Among his friends was Giles Hussey, the artist, many of whose works he possessed. Duane was a fellow of the Royal Society and of the Society of Antiquaries, and was a trustee of the British Museum, to which institution he presented minerals, antiquities, and miscellaneous objects in 1764-77.
Pagina 124 - His Lordship in Council is of opinion that the great object of the British Government ought to be the promotion of European literature and science among the natives of India; and that all the funds appropriated for the purposes of education would be best employed on English education alone.
Pagina 16 - Reasons of Faith ; or, the Order of the Christian Argument Developed and Explained. By the Rev. GS DREW, MA Second Edition, revised and enlarged. Fcp. 8vo.
Pagina 201 - Dunning and myself,' added he, ' we were generous, for we gave the girl who waited on us a penny a piece ; but Kenyon, who always knew the value of money, sometimes rewarded her with a halfpenny, and sometimes with a promise.
Pagina 26 - Ixiv. 467) to copies of proposals for carrying on certain public works in the city of Edinburgh...
Pagina 333 - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).
Pagina 79 - Carr's trade in tours, in a 12mo little book entitled "My Pocket Book ; or Hints for a Ryghte Merrie and Conceitede Tour, in 4to., to be called ' The Stranger in Ireland, in 1805.
Pagina 48 - The History of Scotland from the year 1423 until the year 1542. Containing the Lives and Reigns of James the I., the II., the III., the IV., the V. With several Memorials of State during the Reigns of James VI. and Charles I.
Pagina 202 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?