A New General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 12

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Page 428 - To every work he brought a memory full fraught, together with a fancy fertile of original combinations, and at once exerted the powers of the scholar, the reasoner, and the wit.
Page 428 - The Doctrine of Grace: or, the office and operations of the Holy Spirit vindicated from the. insults of Infidelity and the abuses of Fanaticism,
Page 181 - I have ever hated all nations, professions, and communities, and all my love is towards individuals; for instance, I hate the tribe of lawyers, but I love Counsellor Such-a-one and Judge Such-a-one; so with physicians — I will not speak of my own trade — soldiers, English, Scotch, French, and the rest. But principally I hate and detest that animal called man, although I heartily love John, Peter, Thomas, and so forth.
Page 427 - The Divine Legation of Moses demonstrated on the Principles of a Religious Deist, from the Omission of the Doctrine of a Future State of Rewards and Punishments in the Jewish Dispensation ;" which being attacked by several opponents, he published a " Vindication
Page 69 - And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor and though I give my body to be burnt and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing...
Page 48 - General was and being thirsty with excess of bleeding, he called for drink, which was presently brought him; but as he was putting the bottle to his mouth, he saw a poor soldier carried along, who had eaten his last at the same feast, ghastly casting up his eyes at the bottle. Which Sir Philip perceiving, took it from his head before he drank and delivered it to the poor man with these words, 'Thy necessity is yet greater than mine.
Page 31 - As the soul of Euphorbus was thought to live in Pythagoras, so the sweet witty soul of Ovid lives in mellifluous and honey-tongued Shakespeare : witness his Venus and Adonis, his Lucrece, his sugared sonnets among his private friends, etc.
Page 456 - The Husbandman's Manual: directing him how to improve the several actions of his calling, and the most usual occurrences of his life, to the glory of God, and benefit of his soul,
Page 160 - A Comparative Anatomical Exposition of the Structure of the Human Body with that of a Tiger and a common Fowl,
Page 497 - I know them to be sound doctrines, and uniformly professed in this Church of England, and agreeable to the Articles of Religion established by authority.

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