The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation: Particulary the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time

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Alexander Chalmers
J. Nichols, 1813
 

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Stran 449 - This seems to have given him his first hold of the public attention ; for Waller remarked, "that he broke out like the Irish rebellion, threescore thousand strong, when nobody was aware, or in the least suspected it ;" an observation which could have had no propriety, had his poetical abilities been known before.
Stran 60 - Gentlemen, if you are met here as private persons, you shall not be disturbed ; but, if as a Council of State, this is no place for you. And since you cannot but know what was done at the house this morning, so take notice that the parliament is dissolved.
Stran 60 - Sir, we have heard what you did at the House in the morning, and before many hours all England will hear it : but, Sir, you are mistaken to think that the Parliament is dissolved ; for no power under heaven can dissolve them but themselves : therefore take you notice of that.
Stran 232 - An Inquiry into the Secondary Causes which Mr. Gibbon has assigned for the rapid growth of Christianity.
Stran 59 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Stran 9 - Mantua testified their esteem by a public mourning, the contemporary wits were profuse of their encomiums, and the palaces of Italy were adorned with pictures, representing him on horseback with a lance in one hand and a book in the other.
Stran 147 - Bentley in a letter from a late Professor in the University of Oxford, to the Right Reverend Author of the Divine Legation of Moses demonstrated.
Stran 73 - Pray, Mr. Hampden, who is that man, for I see he is on our side, by his speaking so warmly to-day? " — " That sloven," said Mr. Hampden, prophetically, " whom you see before you, hath no ornament in his speech ; that sloven, I say, if we should ever come to a breach with the king, which God forbid ! in such a case, I say, that sloven will be the greatest man in England.
Stran 395 - He is a middle-sized, spare man, about forty years old, of a brown complexion and dark: brown coloured hair, but wears a wig; a hooked nose, a sharp chin, grey eyes, and a large mole near his mouth...
Stran 235 - An Account of the Preservation of Charles II. after the battle of Worcester, drawn up by himself; to which are added, his letters to several persons,

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