Hand-book of Universal Biography

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Сторінка 205 - Several Poems, compiled with great variety of Wit and Learning, full of delight; wherein especially is contained a...
Сторінка 48 - I take my subjects money when I want it, without all this formality in parliament ? The bishop of Durham readily answered, God forbid, Sir, but you should ; you are the breath of our nostrils : whereupon the king turned and said to the bishop of Winchester, well, my lord, what say you ? Sir, replied the bishop, I have no skill to judge of parliamentary cases.
Сторінка 425 - Braddock, and was present at the battle in which that officer received his mortal wound. He was appointed governor of Montreal in 1760, and in 1763 succeeded General Amherst as commander-in-chief of the British forces in North America. In 1774 he succeeded Hutchinson as governor of Massachusetts, when he soon began the course of illegal and oppressive acts that brought on the war of the revolution. In 1775 the provincial congress of Massachusetts declared him an enemy to the colony, and not long...
Сторінка 407 - Table of English Silver Coins, from the Norman Conquest to the Present Time.
Сторінка 435 - An Essay on the Composition and Manner of Writing of the Ancients, particularly Plato.
Сторінка 81 - On the contrary, 100 orthodox bishops, assembled at Alexandria, declared him innocent ; and pope Julius confirmed this sentence, in conjunction with more than 300 bishops assembled at Sardis, from the East and West. In consequence of this, he returned a second time to his diocese. But when Constans, emperor of the West, died, and Constantius became master of the whole empire, the Arians ventured to rise up against A.
Сторінка 434 - Opera," which was first acted in 1727, and ran for 08 successive nights ; but it so offended the persons in power, that the lord chamberlain refused to license for performance a second part of it, entitled
Сторінка 534 - But what first displayed his transcendent powers, and 'gave the world assurance of the MAN',' was his London, a Poem, in Imitation of the Third Satire of Juvenal...
Сторінка 138 - Massachusetts he was received with the greatest respect, as it was a new thing to see a nobleman at the head of the government. Twenty companies of soldiers and a vast concourse of people met " his lordship and countess " on his arrival. " There were all manner of expressions of joy, and, to end all, firework and good drink at night.

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