The Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Females: Including Beauties of the Courts of George IV and William IV, with Memoirs

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Edward Bull, 1833
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Stran 65 - Arbuthnot was a man of great comprehension, skilful in his profession, versed in the sciences, acquainted with ancient literature, and able to animate his mass of knowledge by a bright and active imagination; a scholar with great brilliance of wit, a wit who, in the crowd of life, retained and discovered a noble ardour of religious zeal.
Stran 102 - That all acquisitions made under the influence of a military force, or by treaty with foreign Princes, do of right belong to the State.
Stran 127 - They were lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their deaths they were not divided.
Stran 38 - It was proposed to lay an imposition upon playhouses: the courtiers objected, that the players were the king's servants, and a part of his pleasure.
Stran 2 - April, 1661, in the dignities of Baron Dacre, of Gillesland, Viscount Howard, of Morpeth, and EARL OF CARLISLE. This nobleman was accredited Ambassador to the Czar of Muscovy, and had subsequently the honour of bearing the insignia of the Garter to Charles the Eleventh of Sweden. He married Ann, daughter of Edward Lord Howard, of Escrick ; and from this union, the sixth in lineal descent, is GEORGE- WILLIAM -FREDERICK HOWARD, present Earl of Carlisle, born 17th of September, 1773.
Stran 19 - to enable his majesty to appoint commissioners, with sufficient powers to treat, consult, and agree upon the means of quieting the disorders now subsisting in certain of the colonies, plantations, and provinces of North America.
Stran 46 - England, contracted a full prejudice and bitterness against the church, both against the form of the government, and the liturgy, which was generally in great reverence, even with many of those who were not friends to the other.
Stran 148 - October 26, 1712, he was elected a knight companion of the most noble order of the garter.
Stran 76 - Which Knights of the Bath were first dubbed Knights Batchelors, being knighted by the King with the Sword of State ; and then every one...
Stran 135 - It shuld have been better for hym to have been in peax than have this rewarde. Al that God sendeth is for the best. My Lord of Surrey, my Henry, wold fayne knowe your pleasur in the burying of the King of Scotts body, for he hath written to me soo.

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