A New General Biographical Dictionary, Volumen1

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B. Fellowes, 1853
 

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Página 102 - He wrote, as different exigencies required (in 1707), the Present State of the War, and the necessity of an augmentation...
Página 101 - The events are expected without solicitude, and are remembered without joy or sorrow. Of the agents we have no care: we consider not what they are doing, or what they are suffering; we wish only to know what they have to say.
Página 402 - Towards the end of the first or the beginning of the second century after Christ, these lands were incorporated in the Roman empire.
Página 272 - Alexander was plain and modest, his demeanor courteous and affable: at the proper hours his palace was open to all his subjects, but the voice of a crier was heard, as in the Eleusinian mysteries, pronouncing the same salutary admonition: "Let none enter these holy walls, unless he is conscious of a pure and innocent mind.
Página 90 - He was one of the first, if not the very first, to practise excision in cases of carious joints.
Página 465 - D'un autre côté, dans son Histoire généalogique et chronologique de la maison de France et des grands officiers de la couronne (t.
Página 399 - AMMIANUS, (Marcellinus,) the last subject of Rome who composed a profane history in the Latin language.
Página 447 - Voyage à l'Embouchure de la Mer Noire, ou Essai sur le Bosphore et la Partie du Delta de Thrace, comprenant le Système des Eaux qui abreuvent Constantinople, 1818, 8vo.
Página 50 - I believe he was wounded early, but he concealed his situation from those about him, and continued in the field, giving his orders with that coolness and perspicuity which had ever marked his character, till long after the action was over, when he fainted through weakness and loss of blood. Were it permitted...
Página 50 - ... of blood. Were it permitted for a soldier to regret any one who has fallen in the service of his country, I might be excused for lamenting him, more than any other person; but it is some consolation to those who tenderly loved him, that as his life was honourable, so was his death glorious. His memory will be recorded in the annals of his country — will be sacred to every British soldier, and embalmed in the recollection of a grateful posterity.

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