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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H. Colburn, 1816 - Authors - 449 pages
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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 201 - A Sermon preached at the Anniversary Meeting of the Sons of the Clergy,' 4to, 1789; and 'A Sermon preached at St.
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.
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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.
Page 237 - This great change in her spiritual views was followed by a corresponding change in her manner of life. Under a deep conviction that to live to the glory of...

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