A Biographical Dictionary of the Living Authors of Great Britain and Ireland: Comprising Literary Memoirs and Anecdotes of Their Lives, and a Chronological Register of Their Publications, with the Number of Editions Printed; Including Notices of Some Foreign Writers Whose Works Have Been Occasionally Published in England
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Page 393 - An Illustration of the Monastic History and Antiquities of the Town and Abbey of St Edmund's Bury.
Page 50 - Majesty, professor of ancient literature in the Royal Academy, and honorary librarian to the Royal Institution.
Page 245 - Account of Persons confined for Debt in the various Prisons of England and Wales ; together with their provisionary Allowance during Confinement, as reported to the Society for the Discharge and Relief of Small Debtors, in April, May, June, &c.
Page 157 - IMITATIONS AND TRANSLATIONS from the Ancient and Modern Classics, together with Original Poems never before published.
Page 386 - Foundling hospital, and lecturer of the united parishes of St. Vedast, Foster lane, and St. Michael le Quern, London, is rector of Hilgay : he is author of several Sermons, " Introduction to Reading und Spelling;
Page 218 - German, and considerably augmented with notes explanatory and supplemental. 1792-1801, 4 vols. 8vo. An Essay on the usefulness and necessity of theological learning to those who are designed for Holy Orders. 1792, 4to. The authenticity of the five books of Moses considered ; being the substance of a discourse lately delivered. 1792, 8vo. Letters to archdeacon Travis, in vindication...
Page 418 - After having taken an actual survey of almost every thing curious in the kingdom on such subjects, he contrived a mode of exhibiting the operations and processes that are in use in nearly all of them. Having provided himself with a number of brass wheels of all forms and sizes, such that any two of them can work with each other; and also with a variety of axles, bars, screws, clamps, &c.
Page 341 - ... ridings of that county. He was the son of Dr. Francis Topham, master of the faculties and judge of the prerogative court at York ; was educated at Eton, and at Trinity college, Cambridge. On leaving the university, he obtained a commission in the guards, became adjutant, and afterwards rose to the rank of major.