A General Biographical Dictionary, Том 3

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Whittaker and Company, 1833

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Стр. 17 - A Discourse of the Contests and Dissensions between the Nobles and Commons of Athens and Rome,
Стр. 17 - Goffe, and Colonel Dixwell : Who, at the Restoration, 1660, Fled to America ; and were secreted and concealed, in Massachusetts and Connecticut, for near thirty years. With an Account of Mr. Theophilus Whale, of Narragansett, Supposed to have been also one of the Judges.
Стр. 17 - THE ANCIENTS HAD OF INDIA ; and the Progress of Trade with that Country prior to the Discovery of the Passage to it by the Cape of Good Hope.
Стр. 17 - ... nothing will supply the want of prudence; and that negligence and irregularity, long continued, will make knowledge useless, wit ridiculous, and genius contemptible.
Стр. 17 - Review of the Policy and peculiar Doctrines of the modern Church of Rome — Manual of Prophecy — Letter.
Стр. 10 - Kirk of the Grene, a tale, the first part of which is attributed to James I of Scotland. The latter, though objectionable in point of delicacy, has been regarded as the happiest of the author's effusions.
Стр. 17 - When the loud cry of trampled Hindostan Arose to Heaven in her appeal from man, His was the thunder, his the avenging rod, The wrath — the delegated voice of God ! Which shook the nations through his lips, and blazed Till vanquished senates trembled as they praised...
Стр. 31 - ... the following year, 117, he proposed returning into Mesopotamia, but was attacked by a paralytic disorder, attended by a dropsy, which induced him to repair to Italy, leaving the army under the command of Adrian. He had proceeded no farther than Selinus, in Cilicia, when he died. The empress Plotina took advantage of his last moments to secure the adoption of Adrian for his successor, not without some suspicion of a gross deception. Trajan died in his sixty-fourth year, after a reign of nearly...
Стр. 17 - Having succeeded in the case of an individual negro, he interested himself in the condition of others, whom he found wandering in the streets of 'London, and, at his own expense, sent a number of them to Sierra Leone : he also, soon after, became the institutor of the society for the abolition of the slave-trade, and sought to modify the harsh practice of impressment.
Стр. 17 - for the purchase of the Museum, or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, and of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts ; and for providing one General Repository for the better reception and more convenient use of the said collections ; and of the Cottonian Library, and of the additions thereto.

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