Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 17

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Leslie Stephen
Macmillan, 1889 - Great Britain
 

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Page 142 - LIFE IN LONDON : or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and his Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom.
Page 143 - REAL LIFE IN LONDON : or, the Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq., and his Cousin, The Hon. Tom Dashall. By an Amateur (Pierce Egan). With 31 Coloured Plates by Alken and Rowlandson, etc.
Page 304 - This is owing to you, for you put it into my head by the question you put to me at Chalfont, which before I had not thought of.
Page 277 - He was also a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Society of Antiquaries, and in all respects an estimable and accomplished gentleman.
Page 193 - Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament and the New. Translated into the Indian Language and ordered to be printed by the Commissioners of the United Colonies in New England, at the charge, and with the consent of the Corporation in England for the Propagation of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New England.
Page 34 - Aquitaine, conducted the third squadron at a little distance, and brought up the rear so closely and ably that none of the others were left behind. In his banner were three leopards courant of fine gold, set on red, fierce, haughty, and cruel ; thus placed to signify that, like them, the King is dreadful, fierce, and proud to his enemies, for his bite is slight to none who inflame his anger ; not but his kindness is soon rekindled towards such as seek his friendship or submit to his power.
Page 128 - Men whose life, learning, faith, and pure intent Would have been held in high esteem with Paul...
Page 304 - ... read to him in such books in the Latin tongue, as he pleased to hear me read. " At my first sitting to read to him, observing that I used the English...
Page 369 - The degree of LL.D. was conferred on him by the University of Edinburgh in 1877; DCL by Oxford in 1893; and Sc.D.
Page 366 - Warwick and others, to the number of forty noblemen, knights and gentlemen, by the name 'of the Council established at Plymouth in the county of Devon, for the planting, ruling and governing of New England in America...

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