A General Biographical Dictionary, Том 3

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H.G. Bohn, 1851

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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. 9 - We do also resolve to protect and preserve the government of the Church of Scotland, as it is settled by law...
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
Стр. 13 - There was also published by him, in his life-time, a reply to Mayhew on the Charter and Conduct of the Society for propagating the Gospel, without the author's name.

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