Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 29

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Leslie Stephen
Macmillan, 1892

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Pagina 41 - IRVINE (DAVID). The Lives of the Scottish Poets, with Preliminary Dissertations on the Literary History of Scotland, and the Early Scotish Drama.
Pagina 48 - IRWIN (EYLES). A series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the Red Sea, on the coasts of Arabia and Egypt ; and of a route through the Deserts of Theba´s, hitherto unknown to the European travellers, in the year 1777...
Pagina 22 - Picturesque views, with an historical account of the Inns of Court, in London and Westminster.
Pagina 92 - CONSTITUTIONS of the several Independent States of America, the Declaration of Independence, and the Articles of Confederation.
Pagina 201 - At this man's table I enjoyed many cheerful and instructive hours, with companions such as are not often found ; with one who has lengthened, and one who has gladdened life; with Dr. James, whose skill in physic will...
Pagina 183 - I must not conceal, that when we saw the man whom they called our king, we found ourselves not, at all animated by his presence ; and, if he was disappointed in us, we were tenfold more so in him. We saw nothing in him that looked like spirit.
Pagina 185 - For him, he is a thin ill-made man, extremely tall and awkward, of a most unpromising countenance, a good deal resembling King James the Second, and has extremely the air and look of an idiot, particularly when he laughs or prays. The first he does not often, the latter continually.
Pagina 156 - that is no subject for the tongue of a lawyer, nor is it lawful to be disputed. It is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do : good Christians content themselves with His will revealed in His word ; so it is presumption and high contempt in a subject to dispute what a king can do, or say that a king cannot do this or that ; but rest in that which is the king's will revealed in his law.
Pagina 300 - Vaccinae, A Disease Discovered in Some of the Western Counties of England. Particularly Gloucestershire, and Known by the Name of the Cow Pox...

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