The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time..
J. Nichols and Son [and 29 others], 1817 - Biography
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Page 296 - An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.
Page 256 - He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one ; Exceeding wise, fair spoken, and persuading ; Lofty and sour to them that lov'd him not ; But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer $ And though he were unsatisfied in getting, (Which was a sin), yet in bestowing, madam, He was most princely.
Page 386 - Who is like unto the LORD our GOD, that hath his dwelling so high, and yet humbleth himself to behold the things that are...
Page 386 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill; 8 That he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his people.
Page 401 - Phoebus' car From Ludgate shines to Temple-bar : Harmonious Gibber entertains The court with annual birth-day strains ; Whence Gay was banish'd in disgrace ; Where Pope will never show his face; Where Young must torture his invention To flatter knaves, or lose his pension.
Page 460 - Love and Truth, in two modest and peaceable Letters, concerning the Distempers of the present Times ; written from a quiet and conformable Citizen of London, to two busy and factious Shopkeepers in Coventry.
Page 133 - The Holy Table, name and thing ; more anciently, properly, and literally used under the New Testament than that of an Altar : written long ago by a Minister in Lincolnshire, in answer to D. Coal, a judicious divine of Marie's dayes. Printed for the diocese of Lincoln, 1637, 4to.
Page 295 - The State of Christendom ; or a most Exact and Curious Discovery of many Secret Passages and Hidden Mysteries of the Times.
Page 78 - Cambridge he joined with those who studied to propagate better thoughts, to take men off from being in parties or from narrow notions, from superstitious conceits and a fierceness about opinions.