His Autobiography was published in 1850.
In the Discourse of Method Descartes had sketched the main points in his new views, with a mental autobiography which might explain their origin, and with some suggestions of as to their applications.
In the Autobiography of Jahangir it is stated that the guru was imprisoned in the fortress of Gwalior, with a view to the realization of the fine imposed on his father Guru Arjan, but the Sikhs believe that the guru became a voluntary inmate of the fortress with the object of obtaining seclusion there to pray for the emperor who had been advised to that effect by his Hindu astrologers.
His autobiography was published a few years ago.
The Autobiography of Ibn Khaldun was translated into French by de Slane in the Journal asiatique, ser.
About this work he said little in the Autobiography, probably because his main concern there was to expound the influences that effected his moral and mental development.
Miss Keller's autobiography contains almost everything that she ever intended to publish.
George Sand, who was a firm believer in the doctrine of heredity, devotes a whole volume of her autobiography (Histoire de ma vie, 1857 seq.) to the elaboration of this strange pedigree.
He brought out in the Presse (1849) a series of Confidences, and somewhat later a kind of autobiography, entitled Raphael.
He wrote in his autobiography that he was impressed with her beauty.
Seward: an Autobiography from 1891 to 1834, with a Memoir of his Life and Selections from his Letters (3 vols., New York, 1891), by his son, Frederick W.
When writing her autobiography, Alice tried to highlight all of the milestones in her success.
Of his autobiography with the aid of the other materials collected by J.
For an account of his life see his Autobiography, edited by A.
See Charles McCarthy, The Antimasonic Party: A Study of Political Anti-Masonry in the United States, 1827-1840, in the Report of the American Historical Association for 1902 (Washington, 1903); the Autobiography of Thurlow Weed (2 vols., Boston, 1884); A.
He had in fact started his university course as a medicinae cultor, and in his autobiography he half regrets that he did not choose the medical profession.
The latter became particularly attached to him, and really understood his character; and it is strange that his remarks upon Mirabeau in the fragment of autobiography which he left, and Mirabeau's letters to him, should have been neglected by French writers.
His travels have been translated into many languages, and his Autobiography was written in English.
He chose this moment for publishing a Chapter of Autobiography, in which lie explained and justified his change of opinion with regard to the Irish Church.
In 1795 he visited England, one incident of his journey being the loss of all his private papers, including the materials for an autobiography, which were contained in a box stolen from off his postchaise in St Paul's Churchyard.
But it is to be remembered that Miss Keller has written many things in her autobiography for the fun of writing them, and the disillusion, which the writer of the editorial took seriously, is in great part humorous.
London, 1816); Alexander Carlyle, Autobiography (Edinburgh, 1860), which gives the account of an eye-witness of the execution of Wilson; pamphlets (2 vols.
The Autobiography appeared in 1873 (ed.
See Autobiography of Thomas Guthrie, D.D., and Memoir, by his sons (2 vols., London, 1874-1875).
He composed an autobiography, published under the name of his freedman Phlegon; wrote speeches, fragments of two of which are preserved in inscriptions (a panegyric on his mother-in-law Matidia, and an address to the soldiers at Lambaesis in Africa).
From London he went to Paris, and he notes in his Autobiography that the Parisians were much more interested in his strange manner of travelling than in the travels themselves.
In the foregoing account only those particulars which bear directly on Villehardouin himself have been detailed; but the chronicle is as far as possible from being an autobiography, and the displays of the writer's personality, numerous as they are, are quite involuntary, and consist merely in his way of handling the subject, not in the references (as brief as his functions as chronicler will admit) to his own proceedings.
A complete list of Airy's printed papers, numbering no less than 518, will be found in his Autobiography, edited in 1896 by his son, Wilfrid Airy, B.
The autobiography was used by both Dio Cassius and Marius Maximus.
Cartwright (London, 1875); Roger North, Autobiography, edited by A.
He died on the 2nd of July 1816, having occupied his latter years in the composition and revision of an autobiography (published in 1817), which, with all its egotism and partiality, is a valuable work, and the chief authority for his life.
An Autobiography was compiled by his widow and his private secretary from his diary, sermons, records and letters (1897-1900).
In a fragment of autobiography printed in the Athenaeum (12th of January 1850) he says that he was entirely self-taught, and attributes his poetic development to long country walks undertaken in search of wild flowers, and to a collection of books, including the works of Young, Barrow, Shenstone and Milton, bequeathed to his father by a poor clergyman.
Bain's Autobiography, 1904), see further A.
It shows that the Autobiography rather understates the amount of work done.
EDWARD GIBBON (1737-1794), English historian, was descended, he tells us in his autobiography, from a Kentish family of considerable antiquity; among his remoter ancestors he reckons the lord high treasurer Fiennes, Lord Say and Sele, whom Shakespeare has immortalized in his Henry VI.
In his Autobiography he admits that the attempt to form a Radical party in parliament at that time was chimerical.
Fortunately we have the first-hand evidence of his autobiography, which is a surer guide than the lines written by untrustworthy disciples.
His autobiography was published at New York in 1867-1869, and his son Ramon Paez wrote Public Life of J.
- Life of Lord Campbell, a Selection from his Autobiography, Diary and Letters, ed.
Studt published his autobiography in 1891 (2 vols.); see also C. Schwartz, Neueste Theologie (1869); Lichtenberger, Hist.
An autobiography, Aus meinem Leben, appeared in 1883, and after his death the Briefwechsel zwischen Martensen and Dorner (1888).
Sherman published Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet: an Autobiography (Chicago and New York, 1895).
It is an unfinished autobiography containing an account of the achievements of Maximilian, who is called "the young white king."
(St Petersburg, 1818); autobiography of Herberstein in Fontes rerum Austriacarum, part i.
The religiosity of the Quakers, with their doctrines of the " inner light " and the influence of, the Spirit, has decided affinities with mysticism; and the autobiography of George Fox (1624-1691), the founder of the sect, proceeds throughout on the assumption of supernatural guidance.
The introduction is an elaborate treatise on the science of history and the development of society, and the autobiography contains the history, not only of the author himself, but of his family and of the dynasties which ruled in Fez, Tunis and Tlemcen during his lifetime.
[1900 et seq.]); Martineau's Life of Sir Bartle Frere, the Autobiography of Sir Harry Smith, and Sir J.
Consult his Autobiography and Correspondence (2 vols., New York, 1863-1864), edited by his son Charles; D.
No one can have read Miss Keller's autobiography without feeling that she writes unusually fine English.
He published The Political and Financial Opinions of Peter Cooper, with an Autobiography of his Early Life (1877), and Ideas for a Science of Good Government, in Addresses, Letters and Articles on a Strictly National Currency, Tariff and Civil Service (1883).
The autobiography of Sulla may also be mentioned.
It is believed that he wrote also an autobiography, which has perished.
An Autobiography in 2 vols.