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

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J. Nichols and Son [and 29 others], 1815 - Biography

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Page 295 - A brief Account of the Rise and Progress of the People called Quakers...
Page 402 - there are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money ;" and he added, that " the more one thinks of this, the juster it will appear.
Page 310 - MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ., FRS Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II. and James II.; comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev.
Page 40 - Paulina; or the Truth of the Scripture History of St. Paul evinced, by a Comparison of the Epistles which bear his Name with the Acts of the Apostles and with one another (London, 1790; subsequent editions are by J.
Page 215 - To which is added, the Gentleman's Exercise, or, An exquisite practise as well for drawing all manner of beasts, as for making Colours, to be used in Painting, Limming, &c.
Page 394 - Colonna, assumed his throne; and at the voice of a herald Petrarch arose. After discoursing on a text of Virgil, and thrice repeating his vows for the prosperity of Rome, he knelt before the throne, and received from the senator a laurel crown, with a more precious declaration, "This is the reward of merit.
Page 215 - The Worth of a Penny: or, A Caution to keep Money. WITH THE CAUSES OF THE SCARCITY AND MISERY OF THE WANT THEREOF, in these hard and Merciless Times. As also HOW TO SAVE IT, in OUR DIET, APPAREL, RECREATIONS, &c.
Page 228 - A Commentary, with Notes, on the four Evangelists and the Acts of the Apostles," with other theological pieces.
Page 284 - Penn that, while here and alone in his chamber, being then eleven years old, he was suddenly surprised with an inward comfort, and as he thought an external glory in the room, which gave rise to religious emotions, during which he had the strongest conviction, of the being of a God, and that the soul of man was capable of enjoying communication with him.
Page 286 - Truth exalted: in a short but sure testimony against all those religions, faiths, and worships, that have been formed and followed in the darkness of apostacy ; and for that glorious light, which is now risen and shines forth in the life and doctrine of the despised Quakers, as the alone good old way of life and salvation.

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