A new general biographical dictionary, projected and partly arranged by H.J. Rose, Volumen1

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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 48 - ... 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.
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 23 - A brief description of the whole World, wherein is particularly described all the monarchies, empires, and kingdoms of the same, with their academies,
Página 399 - Architectes.) AMMIANUS, (Marcellinus,) the last subject of Rome who composed a profane history in the Latin language. The name of Marcellinus is of frequent occurrence ; but the family of the historian is unknown. He was, however, of Greek origin, and, probably, a native of Antioch. Ammianus received an excellent education.
Página 15 - The Reasons which Dr. Hill hath brought for the upholding of Papistry, unmasked and shewed to be very weak, &c.
Página 90 - He was one of the first, if not the very first, to practise excision in cases of carious joints.
Página 160 - Rome, 1584, 4to. 3. Nuove Invenzioni sopra il Modo di Navigare ; Rome, 1595, 4to. 4 Trattato di trasportar la Guglia in su la Piazza di San Pietro; Rome, 1583, 4to. In the last he gave an account of his method of removing a vast obelisk to St. Peter's square, in which he was employed by pope Gregory XIII. All his works are very rare. AGRIPPA A NETTESHEIM, (Henry Cornelius, 1486—1535.) A German alchemist, physician, and philosopher.
Página 463 - Orthopédie, ou l'Art de prévenir et de corriger dans les Enfans les Difformités du Corps; Paris, 1741, 12mo.
Página 391 - TYPOGRAPHICAL ANTIQUITIES; or, THE HISTORY OF PRINTING IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND, containing Memoirs of our Ancient Printers...

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