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Academy afterwards ancient appeared appointed assisted became Biog bishop born brother called celebrated century character Charles church collection considerable continued court death death took place Dict died distinguished divine duke early edition employed engaged England English entered entitled father folio formed France French gave German Greek held Henry Hist Italy James John king known language Latin latter learned length literary lived London lord Louis ment native natural obtained original Oxford Paris person philosopher physician pieces poems poet political presented prince principal printed produced profession professor published received remained removed reputation retired returned Rome Royal sent Society soon studied subsequently succeeded success talents tion took translated travelled treatise Univ various visited vols volumes writer wrote
Стр. 8 - ... introduced him to the patronage of the earl of Plymouth, a natural son of Charles II, who procured him a cornetcy in a regiment of cavalry, destined for Flanders, in which country he served for a short time, and then returned, pursued by his habitual poverty. He continued to write for the stage, but found it a very scanty means of subsistence. He produced, in 1677, Titus and Berenice, from Racine, and the Cheats of Scapin, from Moliere, which were acted together as play and farce, and succeeded....
Стр. 7 - On the Reasons for Expecting that Virtuous Men Shall Meet after Death in a State of Happiness. IV. On the Importance of Christianity, the Nature of Historical Evidence, and Miracles...
Стр. 5 - ... of imagination or of understanding. He was well acquainted with the peasantry of Scotland, their lives, and opinions. The subject was in a great measure new; his talents were equal to the subject ; and he has shown that it may be happily adapted to pastoral poetry. In his