A Dictionary of General Biography: With a Classified and Chronological Index of the Principal Names
Longmans, 1867 - 1300 pagina's
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Pagina 115 - THE PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY, APPLIED TO THE PRESERVATION OF HEALTH, AND TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EDUCATION.
Pagina 19 - Typographical Antiquities: being an historical account of printing in England; with some memoirs of our ancient printers, and a register of the books printed by them from the year 1471 to 1500. With an appendix concerning printing in Scotland and Ireland to the same time.
Pagina 189 - JOHN, a celebrated church historian and divine, was b. in 1517, at Boston, Lincolnshire. Applying himself closely to the study ot theology, he became a convert to the principles of the reformation, was expelled his college on a charge of heresy, and suffered great privation. He was the author of many controversial and other works; but the only one which now obtains perusal ia his " History of the Acts and Monuments of the Church," commonly called
Pagina 82 - There is something there which touches the point we are upon ; but I mention the author to you, as the pleasantest, the most learned, and the most full of sterling sense.
Pagina 164 - In 1748 he successfully defended it against the English, for which he was raised to the rank of marquis ; and during his whole administration he displayed first-rate talents, both civil and military. D. 1763. — SCIPIO, historiographer of France, was b. in 1566. He wrote " Memoirs of the Gauln," a " History of France," a " History of Rome," " A Course of Philosophy,
Pagina 187 - London, and commenced lectures on the materia medica and practice of physic, in which he acquired an unrivalled reputation. In 1770 he was chosen physician to St. Thomas's hospital, and in 1776 a fellow of the Royal Society. In 1787 he was elected, »pfctali gratia, a fellow of the college of physicians. Dr. Fordyce is known by his "Dissertations on Fever," a "Treatise on Digestion," " Elements of the Practice of Physic,
Pagina 96 - Nascby were all singularly unfavorable to the* royal cause. Indeed, after the defeat at Naseby, the king was so powerless, that he took the resolution of throwing himself upon the good feeling of the Scottish army, then lying before Newark ; and by 'that army he was sold, and delivered into the hands of the parliament.
Pagina 192 - Poland, an act which was then, as it is now, denounced by every lover of freedom and national security. The remainder of his life, with the exception of a short demonstration- of hostility towards Austria, which was terminated by the mediation of...
Pagina 193 - Yorkshire, and brought up to a maritime life. The discovery of a northwest passage to the Indies excited his ambition; and, after many fruitless attempts to induce merchants to favor his project, he was enabled, "by the...
Pagina 79 - Reichstadt, only son of the Emperor Napoleon, by his second wife, Maria Louisa of Austria, After his father's downfall, he was wholly under the care of his grandfather, the emperor of Austria. He was from infancy of a weakly constitution, and a rapigl decline terminated his life in 18*32, at the early age of 21. It would appear, from a work by M. de Montbel, entitled