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  • A biography was published by Le Laboureur, Histoire du mareschal de Guebriant, in 1656.

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  • There is no good modern biography of Maecenas.

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  • 181 letters of Theodoret have come down to us, partly in a separate collection, partly in the Acta of the councils, and partly in the Latin of Marius Mercator; they are of great value not only for the biography of the writer, but also for the history of his diocese and of the church in general.

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  • Somewhat relieved, she read his biography, impressed by his clientele, who ranged from heads of countries around the world to the richest families on the planet.

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  • Later works include The South African Forces in France (1920), and a biography of Francis and Riversdale Grenfell (1920) .

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  • of Christian Biography; also Bardenhewer's Patrologie, p. 345 fl.

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  • 1898), home secretary, and their son Sir Spencer Walpole, the well-known historian, published an excellent biography of Perceval in 1874.

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  • It does not seem to have been the author's original intention to publish any letterpress to this enormous work, but to let the plates tell their own story, though finally, with the assistance, as is now known, of William Macgillivray, a text, on the whole more than respectable, was produced in five large Ma egil- octavos under the title of Ornithological Biography, of liyr ay.

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  • It does not seem to have been the author's original intention to publish any letterpress to this enormous work, but to let the plates tell their own story, though finally, with the assistance, as is now known, of William Macgillivray, a text, on the whole more than respectable, was produced in five large Ma egil- octavos under the title of Ornithological Biography, of liyr ay.

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  • The biography of St Francis de Sales was written immediately after his death by the celebrated P. de La Riviere and Dom John de St Francois (Goulu), as well as by two other authors of less importance.

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  • Madden, Lives of the United Irishmen (7 vols., London, 1842); Alfred Webb, Compendium of Irish Biography (Dublin, 1878); W.

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  • von Kirchmann under the title Philosophische Werke (with biography, &c., Berlin, 1868; 2nd ed, 1882-1891), by Kuno Fischer, Die Hauptschriften zur Grundlegung seiner Philosophie (1863), with introduction by Ludwig Fischer (1892).

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  • After serving as a volunteer in the campaign of 1814 he went to Copenhagen to edit the posthumous papers of the Danish archaeologist Georg Zoega (1755-1809), and published his biography, Zoegas Leben (Stutt.

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  • An extensive biography will be found in Herzog-Hauck, Realencylkopddie, s.v.

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  • His character was as transparent as his life was blameless; there are few church fathers whose biography leaves so pure an impression on the reader.

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  • (including the biography by Daniel); S.

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  • A "campaign" biography was published by Lew Wallace (Philadelphia, 1888), and a sketch of his life may be found in Presidents of the United States (New York, 1894), edited by James Grant Wilson.

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  • Gardiner (Cromwell, p. 315), that "what makes Cromwell's biography so interesting in his perpetual effort to walk in the paths of legality - an effort always frustrated by the necessities of the situation.

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  • His editions and biography of Zoega, his Zeitschrift fiir Geschichte and Auslegung der alten Kunst (Göttingen, 1817, 8) and his Alte Denkmdler (5 vols., 1849-1864) contain his views on ancient art.

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  • Biography, iv.

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  • - An edition of Mendelssohn's works was published in 1843-1845, with a biography by his son Joseph; another edition of his Schriften zur Philosophie, Aesthetik and eA pologetik, appeared (ed.

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  • Biography and authorities cited; Henry VIII.

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  • Slocum, Ohio Country between 1783 and 1815 (New York, 1910); and John Armstrong's Life of Anthony Wayne in Sparks' "Library of American Biography" (Boston, 1834-1838), series i.

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  • Biography, by C. H.

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  • Smith's Dictionary of Christian Biography and Dictionary of the Bible, and he also joined the committee for revising the translation of the New Testament.

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  • Hill Burton, selections from his correspondence and a biography, were published by Dr Bowring, in eleven closely printed volumes (1838-1843).

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  • Smith's Dictionary of Christian Biography and Dictionary of the Bible, and he also joined the committee for revising the translation of the New Testament.

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  • Bruckner, Materials for the Biography of Count Panin (Rus.; St Petersburg, 1888).

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  • See the biography (1873) by John Lord.

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  • Brown library of music (9886 vols.), a very full collection on the anthropology and ethnology of Europe, and more than 10o,000 volumes on the history, biography, geography and literature of the United States.

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  • 357; Annual Biography and Obituary (1837); R.

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  • Owen, "A Biography of Mississippi," in the Annual Report of the American Historical Association, 1 899, i.

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  • He died on the 18th of May 1807, and a volume of Miscellaneous Works, prefaced by a short biography, was published in 1820.

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  • See Biography of E.

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  • Biography (1895); by T.

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  • See Biography of E.

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  • Owen, "A Biography of Mississippi," in the Annual Report of the American Historical Association, 1 899, i.

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  • For biography, see Foxe's Acts and Monuments; R.

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  • Nearly all the anecdotes related of him by Helbig, in the biography contributed by him to the journal Minerva (1797-1800), and freely utilized by later biographers, are absolutely worthless.

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  • Nearly all the anecdotes related of him by Helbig, in the biography contributed by him to the journal Minerva (1797-1800), and freely utilized by later biographers, are absolutely worthless.

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  • Bale is also the authority for another assertion that figures in what has been aptly termed the poet's "traditional biography," viz.

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  • In the history of economics or the biography of Ricardo it is of interest to show that he anticipated later writers, or that his analysis bears the test of modern criticism; but no economist is under any obligation to defend Ricardo's reputation, nor is the fact that a doctrine is included in his works to be taken as a demonstration of its truth.

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  • Pico, with a biography, which was translated by Sir Thomas More as Life of John Picus, Earl of Mirandola, in 1510.

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  • Pico, with a biography, which was translated by Sir Thomas More as Life of John Picus, Earl of Mirandola, in 1510.

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  • Biography, with authorities there collected; lives in Wood's Athenae Oxonienses (Bliss), iv.

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  • Curtis, Life of Daniel Webster (2 vols., New York, 1870) is the most complete biography, but it is written wholly from an admirer's point of view.

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  • See Moses Coit Tyler, Patrick Henry (Boston, 1887; new ed., 1899), and William Wirt Henry (Patrick Henry's grandson), Patrick Henry: Life, Correspondence and Speeches (New York, 1890-1891); these supersede the very unsatisfactory biography by William Wirt, Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry (Philadelphia, 1817).

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  • Special mention, however, must be made of the most important of them all - his biography of Sir Isaac Newton.

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  • Within an hour Betsy had assembled a full biography.

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  • There was a biography on him from some local storage shed association that made him some kind of muck a muck a few years back.

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  • Cousin dedicated to him the fourth volume of his translation of Plato, and the long dedication is a compressed biography.

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  • Some sensible observations by the editor were added to the original biography.

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  • Hunt in the article in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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  • C. O'Neill, New Things and Old in St Thomas Aquinas (1909), with biography.

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  • about 1190), in his biography of Thomas Becket, gives a graphic sketch of the London of his day and, writing of the summer amusements of the young men, says that on holidays they were "exercised in Leaping, Shooting, Wrestling, Casting of Stones [in jactu lapidum], and Throwing of Javelins fitted with Loops for the Purpose, which they strive to fling before the Mark; they also use Bucklers, like fighting Men."

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  • See the very full article by Frankfurter in the Allgemeine deutsche Biographie, which supersedes his earlier biography.

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  • Noldeke's Sketches from Eastern History (1892), p. 210, and the Dictionary of Christian Biography.

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  • Marsollier's longer life, in two volumes (1700), is quite untrustworthy; still more so that by Loyau d 'Amboise (1833), which is rather a romance than a biography.

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  • Rigg, in Dictionary of National Biography.

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  • Biography >>

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  • At the request of Mir `Alishirr, himself a distinguished statesman and writer, Mirkhond began about 1474, in the quiet convent of Khilasiyah, which his patron had founded in Herat as a house of retreat for literary men of merit, his great work on universal history, Rauzat-ussafa fi sirat-ulanbia walmuluk walkhulafa or Garden of Purity on the Biography of Prophets, Kings and Caliphs.

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  • See Plutarch's biography.

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  • A bibliography of works dealing with the subject is included in the article by the Rev. Alexander Gordon in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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  • A somewhat partisan life of Granville was published in 1887, by Archibald Ballantyne, under the title of Lord Carteret, a Political Biography.

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  • Dr Shepherd's Life of Poggio Bracciolini (1802) is a good authority on his biography.

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  • Arbib's edition of Nardi's history (Florence, 1842) contains a biography of the author, and so does that of Agenore Gelli (Florence, 1888).

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  • At the same period he founded the abbey of Fulda, as a centre for German monastic culture, placing it under the Bavarian Sturm, whose biography gives us so many picturesque glimpses of the time, and making its rule stricter than the Benedictine.

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  • With these volumes was published an excellent biography, The Life of Albert Gallatin, also by Henry Adams; another good biography is John Austin Stevens's Albert Gallatin (Boston, 1884) in the "American Statesmen" series.

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  • of National Biography, sub.

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  • Marca's biography was written in Latin by two of his intimate friends, Etienne Baluze, his secretary (Epistola ad Samuelem Sorbierium, de vita, gestis et scriptis Petri de Marca, Paris, 1663), and his cousin, Paul de Faget (at the beginning of a collection of Marca's theological pamphlets, first published by Paul de Faget in 1668).

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  • Ikonnikov, "Biography of Orduin-Nashchokin" (in Russkaya Starina, Nos.

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  • Biography and authorities there collected; Five Stuart Princesses, ed.

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  • His great work The American Commonwealth, which appeared in 1888, was the first in which the institutions of the United States had been thoroughly discussed from the point of view of a historian and a constitutional lawyer, and it at once became a classic. His Studies in History and Jurisprudence (1901) and Studies in Contemporary Biography (1903) were republications of essays, and in 1897, after a visit to South Africa, he published a volume of Impressions of that country, which had considerable weight in Liberal circles when the Boer War was being discussed.

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  • The standard biography is that of Glasenapp (6 vols., of which five appeared between 1894 and 1909).

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  • Besides the State papers, the main sources for his biography are The Life and Death of that renowned John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester (London, 1655), by an anonymous writer, the best edition being that of Van Ortroy (Brussels, 1893) Bridgett's Life of Blessed John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester (London, 1880 and 1890); and Thureau, Le bienheureux Jean Fisher (Paris, 1907).

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  • It is certainly Wesley's most picturesque biography and the most vivid account of the evangelical revival that we possess.

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  • A few poems by Emmet of little merit are appended to Madden's biography.

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  • In the papal chancery it was used at an early date, evidence of its presence there being found in the biography of Gregory I.

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  • The best biography of Lassalle is H.

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  • See also Christopher Walton, Notes and Materials for a Complete Biography of W.

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  • About this time Tash-kOprizada began and 'Ata-ullah continued a celebrated biography of the legists and sheikhs who had flourished under the Ottoman monarchs.

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  • He died in 1658 (1068), having written a great number of learned works on history, biography, chronology, geography and other subjects.

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  • He also wrote an essay on Nachmanides, and a biography and critical appreciation of Rashba (1863).

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  • Father Fitzherbert, who is described as "a person of excellent parts, a notable politician, and of graceful behaviour and generous spirit," wrote many controversial works, a list of which is given in the article on him by Mr Thompson Cooper in the Dictionary of National Biography, together with authorities for his life.

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  • Wordsworth in Smith's Dictionary of Christian Biography.

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  • See Charles Francis Adams, Richard Henry Dana: a Biography (2 vols., Boston Mass., 1891).

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  • His biography, by his sister, Elisabeth Forster-Nietzsche (Das Leben Friedrich Nietzsches, 1895 ff.), reached its third volume in 1907.

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  • The best biography of Van Buren is by Edward M.

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  • Wace, Dictionary of Christian Biography, i.; C. Krumbacher, Geschichte der byzantinischen Litteratur (1897); G.

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  • His biography was written by his son Karl Wilhelm Bottiger (1790-1862), for some time professor of history at Erlangen, and author of several valuable histories (History of Germany, History of Saxony, History of Bavaria, Universal History of Biographies).

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  • A biography of Huygens was prefixed to his Opera varia (1724); his Eloge in the character of a French academician was printed by J.

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  • He was hanged on the 21st, with Wishart's laudatory biography of him put round his neck.

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  • The first volume (in two parts) is a detailed biography of the great astronomer; the second includes some of his minor writings and correspondence, family records, and historical documents of local interest.

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  • Frothingham's Theodore Parker: a Biography (Boston, 1874); and John White Chadwick's Theodore Parker, Preacher and Reformer (Boston, 1900), the last containing a good bibliography.

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  • Biography, ii.

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  • of Christian Biography, ii.

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  • of Christian Biography, i.

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  • See article in Smith's Dictionary of Christian Biography, iv.

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  • Biography, and authorities there cited; Noble's Memoirs of the Protectoral House of Cromwell (1787); Memoirs of the Protector ...

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  • Dempster owed his great position in the history of scholarship to his extraordinary memory, and to the versatility which made him equally at home in philology, criticism, law, biography and history.

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  • This view has been contested by Baron Ernouf in his work Maret, duc de Bassano, which is the best biography.

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  • His biography is given by Lebeau in the Histoire de l'Academie royale des Inscriptions (xxix., 372, published 1764), and by H.

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  • A biography by L.

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  • The standard biography is that by John Morley (1881).

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  • For the next eighteen years the biography of Richelieu is the history of France, and to a large degree that of Europe.

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  • Carette (Paris, 1798), who also wrote a biography of Mascheroni.

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  • See the biography (New York, 1854) by his son James W.

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  • A biography written by himself or under his direction, and edited by Lady Warwick (1898), tells the story of his career.

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  • The conclusion remains that the literature must be treated as tendency-writing and not as genuine biography and history.

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  • In the literature as it survives many different branches of writing are represented - homilies in prose and verse, hymns, exposition and commentary, liturgy, apocryphal legends, historical romance, hagiography and martyrology, monastic history and biography, general history, dogmatics, philosophy and science, ecclesiastical law, &c. But the whole is dominated by the theological and ecclesiastical interest.

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  • His biography was written by John of Asia in the collection of lives of eastern saints which has been edited by Land (Anecd.

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  • Jerabis on the Euphrates, and wrote a commentary on the Song of Songs, a number of hymns and a biography of Severus, the Monophysite patriarch of Antioch (512-519).

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  • An excellent modern biography and estimate of Jacob has been written by Kleyn.

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  • Biography, Monastic History, eec. - Besides the important work by Thomas of Marga (q.v.) the following deserve special mention.

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  • Sahdona, who was a monk in the Nestorian monastery of Beth `Abhe (the same to which Thomas of Marga belonged two centuries later) and afterwards a bishop early in the 7th century, wrote a biography of and a funeral sermon on his superior Mar Jacob who founded the monastery, and also a long treatise in two parts on the monastic life, of which all that survives has been edited by P. Bedjan (Paris, 1902).

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  • 9 As the last under this head we may mention a late anonymous biography, that of the catholicus Yabhalaha III.

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  • In 1893 a biography, including numerous letters first published from the Newcastle Papers, was issued by Mr W.

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  • His biography has been written by F.

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  • See also the biography by Ferdinand Lot in the Annuaire de l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes for 1901; and the bibliography of his works by Henry Maistre in the Correspondance historique et archeologique (1899 and 1900).

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  • There is a brief biography by R.

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  • His biography, by his son, reveals him as a man of devout and holy life, impulsive indeed and masterful, but one who learned self-restraint by strenuous endeavour.

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  • McCosh, The Scottish Philosophy (1875); articles in Dictionary of National Biography and Edinburgh Review (January 1867); Lord Henry Cockburn, Memorials of his Time (1856).

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  • A biography of her by Mr Booth Tucker appeared in 1892.

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  • See Life and Writings of Wilbur Fisk (New York, 1842), edited by Joseph Holdich, and the biography by George Prentice (Boston, 1890), in the American Religious Leaders Series; also a sketch in Memoirs of Teachers and Educators (New York, 1861), edited by Henry Barnard.

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  • Among his writings are: Railroads, Their Origin and Problems (1878); Three Episodes of Massachusetts History (1892); a biography of his father, Charles Francis Adams (1900); Lee at Appomattox and Other Papers (1902); Theodore Lyman and Robert Charles Winthrop, Jr., Two Memoirs (1906); and Three Phi Beta Kappa Addresses (1907).

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  • Biography; Life of Prynne, in Wood's Ath.

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  • Esipov, Biography of A.

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  • His biography has been written by his daughter Teresa Filangieri Fieschi-Ravaschieri, Il Generale Carlo Filangieri (Milan, 1902), an interesting, although somewhat too laudatory volume based on the general's own unpublished memoirs; for the Sicilian expedition see V.

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  • The oldest extant history is the biography of the Prophet by Ibn Ishaq (d.

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  • 1334) wrote a full biography of the Prophet; Mizzi (d.

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  • (Rome, 1744), makes use of an unpublished biography of the pope by his brother, Alessandro Cervini.

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  • Before writing his history of Rome ('Pco,uacKa or `PcoyacKI `Iaropta), Dio Cassius had dedicated to the emperor Severus an account of various dreams and prodigies which had presaged his elevation to the throne (perhaps the Ev6Sia attributed to Dio by Suidas), and had also written a biography of his fellow-countryman Arrian.

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  • It is not clear, however, whether his invention was a camera obscura or a show box, but in a fragment of an anonymous biography of him, published in Muratori's Rerum Italicarum Scriptores (xxv.

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  • Brown's Oliver Ellsworth (New York, 1905), an excellent biography.

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  • His biography, by Dio Cassius, is lost.

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  • G.) Alfred, Lord Tennyson: a Memoir (1897), by Hallam, second Baron Tennyson, is the authoritative source for the poet's biography.

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  • Jackson, James Martineau, a Biography and a Study (Boston, 1900); H.

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  • He also published Modern Greece, A Narrative of a Residence and Travels in that Country (1856); a biography of his father, The Life of the Rev. Robert Baird, D.D.

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  • His festival (semiduplex) is observed by the Roman Catholic Church on the 17th of November, For the facts of his biography we have an outline of his early years in his eulogy on Origen, and incidental notices in the writings of Eusebius, of Basil of Caesarea and Jerome.

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  • Schmid, Marius Victorinus Rhetor and seine Beziehungen zu Augustin (Kiel, 1895); Gore in Dictionary of Christian Biography, iv.; M.

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  • The first, treating of agriculture and domestic economy, was the Journal economique (1751-1772); a Journal de commerce was founded in 1759; periodical biography may be first seen in the Necrologe des hommes celebres de France (1764-1782); the political economists established the Ephemerides du citoyen in 1765; the first Journal d'education was founded in 1768, and the Courrier de la mode in the same year; the theatre had its first organ in the Journal des theatres (1770); in the same year were produced a Journal de musique and the Encyclopedia militaire; the sister service was supplied with a Journal de marine in 1778.

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  • Usener (Bonn, 1877),which throws light on questions connected with his biography; T.

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  • Ramsay in Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography; J.

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  • His Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, a valuable contribution to scientific biography, was published in 1795 (2nd ed., 1815), and the four volumes of Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, mostly a translation from the French, in 1803.

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  • The incidents of his life are shrouded by uncertain traditions, which naturally sprang up in the absence of any authentic record; the earliest biography was by one of the Sorani, probably Soranus the younger of Ephesus, in the 2nd century; Suidas, the lexicographer, wrote of him in the 11th, and Tzetzes in the 12th century.

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  • Irwin, Sherman and his Campaigns: a Military Biography (New York, 1865); W.

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  • The best biography is that by J.

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  • die jildisch-alexandrinische Theosophie, Stuttgart, 1831) was rapidly followed by an elaborate biography, in two volumes, of Gustavus Adolphus (Gustav Adolf, Konig von Schweden, and seine Zeit, Stuttgart, 1835-1837), and by a critical history of primitve Christianity (Kritische Geschichte des Urchristenthums, 3 vols., Stuttgart, 1838).

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  • The publication in 1896 of Manning's Life, by Purcell, was the occasion for some controversy on the ethics of biography.

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  • It thus came to pass that in Purcell's voluminous biography much that was obviously never intended for the public eye was, perhaps inadvertently, printed, together with a good deal of ungenerous comment.

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  • A few years later Mr Harrison worked at the codification of the law with Lord Westbury, of whom he contributed an interesting notice to Nash's biography of the chan cellor.

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  • His earliest publication was a biography of Geiler of Kaisersberg (1510).

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  • Ward in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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  • Hunt in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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  • See also a biography by L.

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  • Wells, Adams's great-grandson - a valuable biography, containing a mass of information, but noticeably biassed; J.

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  • Hosmer's Samuel Adams (Boston, 1885), an excellent short biography in the "American Statesmen Series"; M.

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  • Upon these sources is based the biography of the king by Plutarch.

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  • The Life by his disciple Sulpicius Severus is practically the only source for his biography, but it is full of legendary matter and chronological errors.

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  • Gregory of Tours gives a list of 206 miracles wrought by him after his death; Sidonius Apollinaris composed a metrical biography of him.

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  • It is the first example in Italian literature of a national biography, the first attempt in any literature to trace the vicissitudes of a people's life in their logical sequence, deducing each successive phase from passions or necessities inherent in preceding circumstances, reasoning upon them from general principles, and inferring corollaries for the conduct of the future.

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  • But Machiavelli's public career was virtually closed; and the interest of his biography still centres in his literary work.

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  • The best biography is the standard work of Pasquale Villari, La Storia di Niccolo Machiavelli e de' suoi tempi (Florence, 1877-1882; latest ed., 1895 Eng.

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  • Burd, with a very full biography.

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  • Biography, with authorities; Lives of the Queens of England, by A.

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  • Sprinchorn's Kolonien Nya Sveriges Historia (1878; English translation in the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, vols.

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  • A biography of him has been written by General Francis A.

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  • His first wife, by whom he had six children, died in 1806, and in 1814 he married his second wife, Emma Watkins, who long survived him, and who left voluminous manuscripts relating to his biography.

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  • The complete autograph of the biography, acquired by John Bigelow in 1867 from its French owners, upon collation with Temple Franklin's edition showed that the latter contained 1200 emasculations and that it omitted entirely what had been written in 1790.

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  • The story of the poet's life at Bemerton, as told by Walton, is one of the most exquisite pictures in literary biography.

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  • See the biography (in Russian) by M.

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  • Accordingly, in 1882 appeared the Biography of James Mill, and accompanying it John Stuart Mill: a Criticism, with Personal Recollections.

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  • He was on intimate terms with the elder Pliny, who wrote a biography of him (now lost).

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  • 6 of Jared Sparks's American Biography (Boston and London, 1836).

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  • See Dictionary of National Biography, xviii.

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  • He wrote a diffuse biography of Alexander, which in addition to historical details contained descriptions of the countries visited, especially India.

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  • See The Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris (2 vols., New York, '888), edited by Anne Cary Morris; Jared Sparks, Life of Gouverneur Morris (3 vols., Boston, 1832), the first volume being a biography and the second and third containing Morris's miscellaneous writings and addresses; and Theodore Roosevelt, Gouverneur Morris (Boston, 1888), in the "American Statesmen" series.

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  • See biography by D.

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  • Belknap's chief works are: History of New Hampshire (1784-1792); An Historical Account of those persons who have been distinguished in America, generally known as American Biography (1792-1794); The Foresters (1792), &c.

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  • But the most important fact of biography during these thirty years was his friendship with Mozart, whose acquaintance he made at Vienna in the winter of 1781-1782.

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  • A fragmentary biography of the marchesa by Pellico was published in Italian and English after her death.

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  • An English biography of Montaigne by Bayle St John appeared in 1858, and Walter Pater's unfinished Gaston de Latour borrows from Montaigne and his story.

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  • But the materials for his biography are so controversial and so personal - his own Confessions and the memoirs of associates whose accuracy and honesty are disputed - that the correct historical view can hardly be said yet to be standardized.

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  • The earliest biography was written by one of his successors, Cuminius, who became abbot of Iona in 657.

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  • His last important work was Theologische Bedenken (4 vols., 1700-1702), to which was added after his death Letzte theologische Bedenken, with a biography of Spener by C. H.

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  • Blackburn; Illustrated Album of Biography of the Famous Valley of the Red River of the North and the Park Regions, including the most Fertile and Widely Known Portions of Minnesota and North Dakota (Chicago, 1889) New Light on the Earlier History of the Greater North-west.

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  • The scanty details of Asser's life are taken from his biography of Alfred, from which it is inferred that he was acquainted with one or two Frankish biographies, and possibly had visited the continent of Europe.

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  • He also set aside 25,000 roubles for the author of the best biography of his imperial friend.

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  • See also Smith and Wace's invaluable Dictionary of Christian Biography (1877 ff.).

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  • Z ` apek, Bohemia under Habsburg Misrule (1915); The Bohemian Biography (1918); Dedecek, La Tchecoslovaquie et les Tchecoslovaques (1919); Louis Eisenmann, La Tchecoslovaquie, une carte hors texte (1921); Etienne Fournol, De la Succession d'Autriche (1918); Hoetzl and Joachim, The Constitution of the Czechoslovak Republic (1920); D.

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  • The latter contains a biography of Governor Pitt, grandfather of Chatham.

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  • The standard biography is James Parton's The Life and Times of Aaron Burr (first edition, 1857; enlarged edition, 2 vols., Boston and New York, 1898).

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  • The chief authority for Churchyard's biography is his own "Tragicall Discourse of the unhappy man's life" (Churchyardes Chippes).

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  • Soon afterwards a classified catalogue of dramatists, epic and lyric poets, legislators, philosophers, historians, orators and rhetoricians, and miscellaneous writers, with a brief biography of each, was produced by the scholar and poet Callimachus (fl.

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  • The first two volumes of Dr C. Schilling's exhaustive work, Wilhelm Olbers, sein Leben and seine Werke, appeared at Berlin in 1894 and 1900, a third and later volume including his personal correspondence and biography.

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  • Besides some archaeological articles in the Nineteenth Century and contributions to the Dictionary of National Biography, he published a History of the Diocese of Norwich (1879); The Coming of the Friars (1885); The Autobiography of Roger North (1887) and Trials of a Country Parson (1890).

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  • It cannot be correct, since no full moon occurs near it in any of the possible years; yet it must be very early, too early to be explained with Dr Salmon (Dictionary of Christian Biography, iii.

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  • The materials for his biography are very numerous; he was regarded with universal curiosity and admiration in his lifetime; and, besides, he left a garrulous autobiography in verse.

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  • This he effectually did in a little masterpiece of religious biography which remained in MS. in the possession of the Harcourt family until it was edited by Samuel Wilberforce, bishop of Oxford, as the Life of Mrs Godolphin (1847), reprinted in the "King's Classics" (1904).

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  • From 1558 for forty years the biography of Cecil is almost indistinguishable from that of Elizabeth and from the history of England.

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  • Lives by Collins (1732), Charlton and Melvil (1738), were followed by Nares's biography in three of the most ponderous volumes (1828-1831) in the language; this provoked Macaulay's brilliant but misleading essay.

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  • The Middle Ages, after their fashion, supplied the lacunae in what they deemed his too meagre biography.

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  • The same son also published an edition of Paulding's Select Works (4 vols., 1867-1868), and a biography called.

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  • Passarge's Die Kalahari (Berlin, 1904) deals chiefly with geological and allied questions; John Mackenzie's Austral Africa, Losing it or Ruling it (London, 1887); John Mackenzie, a biography by W.

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  • The biography by James Baker, A Forgotten Great Englishman (London, 1894), is too partial.

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  • The chief source of his biography is his own poetry, especially the Latin elegy addressed to Jean de Morel, "Elegia ad Janum Morellum Ebredunensem, Pyladem suum," printed with a volume of Xenia (Paris, 1569).

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  • He, moreover, sought in the events of his own life a verification of the theory of planetary influences; and it is to this practice that we owe the summary record of each year's occurrences which, continued almost to his death, affords for his biography a slight but sure foundation.

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  • A careful biography is appended, founded mainly on his private notes and other authentic documents.

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  • The biography of the poet Osema ibn Murkidh (1095-1188), edited by Derenbourg (Paris, 1886), gives an invaluable picture of Eastern life.

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  • The best biography is that by Elias Nason and Thomas Russell, The Life and Public Services of Henry Wilson (Boston, 1876).

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  • "Courci, John de," in Dictionary of National Biography, vol.

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  • There is no adequate biography, but three "campaign lives" may be mentioned: Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B.

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  • Holmes, History of the Indian Mutiny, appendix N to the 5th edition of 1898, and Four Famous Soldiers by the same author, 1889; and General Sir Crawford Chamberlain, Remarks on Captain Trotter's Biography of Major W.

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  • Michel, Paris, 1840) and the metrical biography of William the Marshal (Histoire de Guillaume le Marechal, ed.

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  • See also Gough's Index to Parker Soc. Publ.; Strype's Works (General Index); Acts of the Privy Council; Calendars of Domestic and Spanish State Papers; Dixon's and Frere's Church Histories; and Dictionary of National Biography (art.

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  • This biography is cited by the subsequent biographers as an independent authority.

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  • In 1865 this was elaborated into a separate biography by another son, Henry Ingersoll Bowditch (1808-1892), a famous Boston physician.

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  • appearance of a Semitic name of this kind is in the last paragraph of the biography of Alhmose of el-Kab, the aged officer of Tethmosis (Thutmose) I.

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  • The standard biography is that by his son, Octavius Pickering (1791-1868) and C. W.

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  • He wrote an able sketch of Swedenborg for the Penny Cyclopaedia, and a standard biography, Emanuel Swedenborg (published in 1849); but interest in this subject far from exhausted his intellectual energy, which was, indeed, multiform.

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  • See Humphrey Hody, De Graecis Illustribus, 1742, and Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography, s.v.

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  • His biography of Isaac Casaubon appeared in .1875; Milton, in Macmillan's English Men of Letters series in 1879.

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  • For a complete bibliography of his works, see Lehmann, Hugonis Grotii manes vindicate (Delft, 1727), which also contains a full biography.

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  • fessor of ecclesiastical history, Episcopal Theological school, Cambridge, Mass., who in 1907 published at New York, in a single volume, Phillips Brooks, an abbreviation and revision of the earlier biography.

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  • (2) An application from the editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica - who might, 1 suppose, as in Macaulay's time, almost command the services of the most eminent scholars and historians of the country - to me, a mere poet, proposing that I should contribute to that great repository of erudition the biography of Mary Queen of Scots.

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  • I doubt if the like compliment was ever paid before to one of our ` idle trade.'" The present article is the biography contributed by the poet to the 9th ed.

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  • Mignet, Histoire de Marie Stuart (2 vols., Brussels, 1851); Martin Philippson, Histoire du regne de Marie Stuart (3 vols., Paris, 1891); Sir John Skelton, Mary Stuart (London, 1893), Maitland of Lethington and the Scotland of Mary Stuart (2 vols., Edinburgh, 1887), The Impeachment of Mary Stuart (Edinburgh, 1878), and Essays in History and Biography, including the Defence of Mary Stuart (Edinburgh, 1883); Joseph Stevenson, Mary Stuart: The First Eighteen Years of her Life (Edinburgh, 1886); D.

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  • Brisson, Notice historique sur Gaspard Monge; Dupin, Essai historique sur les services et les travaux scientifiques de Gaspard Monge (Paris, 1819), which contains (pp. 162166) a list of Monge's memoirs and works; and the biography by F.

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  • McCall's Thaddeus Stevens (Boston and New York, 1899), in the American Statesmen Series, a sympathetic, but judicious biography; also J.

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  • Schmidt, Lessing, Geschichte seines Lebens and seiner Schriften (2 vols., 1884-1892, 3rd ed., 1910) - this is the most complete biography; T.

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  • See Ward, Lives of the Gresham Professors, and Whewell's biography prefixed to the 9th volume of Napier's edition of Barrow's Sermons.

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  • For a few months Lee lived quietly in Powhatan county, year he became assistant-editor of the Dictionary of National making his formal submission to the Federal authorities and Biography.

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  • in this notice the reader is referred to the articles American His article on Shakespeare in the fifty-first volume (1897) of the Civil War, &c. By his achievements he won a high place Dictionary of National Biography formed the basis of his Life amongst the great generals of history.

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  • There is also a life in C. Wordsworth's Ecclesiastical Biography (1810), W.

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  • But fuller information is to be found in the excellent biography by S.

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  • Hardy, Memoirs of Lord Charlemont (London, 1812); Warden Flood, Memoirs of Henry Flood (London, 1838); Francis Plowden, Historical Review of the State of Ireland (London, 1803); Alfred Webb, Compendium of Irish Biography (Dublin, 1878); Sir Jonah Barrington, Rise and Fall of the Irish Nation (London, 18 33); W.

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  • The most accurate biography of Emmanuel Philibert is contained in E.

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  • No finer specimen of literary biography existed in any language, living or dead; and a discerning critic might have confidently predicted that the author was destined to be the founder of a new school of English eloquence.

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  • He loved biography, literary history, the history of manners; but political history was positively distasteful to him.

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  • Raleigh's essay (Stephen Lecture), Lord Rosebery's estimate (1909), and Sir Leslie Stephen's article in the Dictionary of National Biography, with bibliography and list of portraits, should be consulted.

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  • Morse, Jr., Abraham Lincoln (2 vols., Boston, 1896), in the "American Statesmen" series, an excellent brief biography, dealing chiefly with Lincoln's political career; Ida M.

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  • Weik, Abraham Lincoln, the True Story of a Great Life (3 vols., Chicago, 1889; revised, 2 vols., New York, 1892), an intimate and ill-proportioned biography by Lincoln's law partner who exaggerates the importance of the petty incidents of his youth and young manhood; Isaac N.

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  • A Biography (London, 1884); Sir H.

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  • Much of Saladins time was spent in Syria, and his famous wars with the Franks belong to the history of the Crusades and to his personal biography.

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  • The earliest work known to have been written in Denmark was a Latin biography of Knud the Saint, written by an English monk iElnoth, who was attached to the church of St Alban in Odense where King Knud was murdered.

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  • 3 A biography by his friend, K.

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  • Pontoppidan published in 1898 the first volume of a great novel entitled LykkePer, the biography of a typical Jutlander named Per Sidenius, a work to be completed in eight volumes.

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  • - The main sources for the biography of Frederick the Great are his own works, which, in the words of Leopold von Ranke, "deal with the politics and wars of the period with the greatest possible objectivity, i.e.

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  • See George Ticknor Curtis, The Life of James Buchanan (2 vols., New York, 1883), the standard biography; Curtis, however, was a close personal and political friend, and his work is too eulogistic. More trustworthy, but at times unduly severe, is the account given by James Ford Rhodes in the first two volumes of his History of the United States since the Compromise of 1850 (New York, new edition, 1902 et seq.).

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  • He devoted himself to the study of English philosophers, especially Berkeley, and published a Collected Edition of the Works of Bishop Berkeley with Annotations, &c. (1871; enlarged 1901), a Biography of Berkeley (1881), an Annotated Edition of Locke's Essay (1894), the Philosophy of Theism (1896) and the Biography of Thomas Reid (1898).

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  • Schurz published a volume of Speeches (1885); Henry Clay (1887) in the "American Statesmen" series, a standard biography; Abraham Lincoln (1889), a remarkable essay; and Reminiscences (New York, 3 vols., 1907-1908), in the third volume of which is a sketch of his life and public services from 1869 to 1906 by Frederic Bancroft and William A.

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  • He met it by making biography the essence of history, or attributing all great events to the " heroes," who are the successive embodiments of divine revelations.

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  • Froude's biography, and the Memorials of Mrs Carlyle, published soon afterwards, strengthened the hostile feeling.

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  • Froude's biography; Froude was Carlyle's literary executor.

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  • The original materials for Henry VIII.'s biography are practically all incorporated in the monumental Letters and Papers of the Reign of Henry VIII.

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  • What followed must be read in Mary's biography: the end was the murder of Darnley in the house at Kirk o' Field, after the midnight of Sunday, the 9th of February.

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  • See Laszlo Petrovics, Biography of Gabriel Baross (Hung.

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  • The pilgrimage to Palestine received a powerful impetus from the erection of the memorial churches on the holy sites, under Constantine the Great, as described by Eusebius in his biography of the emperor (iii.

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  • Such is the account given by the nun of Heidenheim in her biography of Willibald; and her version is probably based on notes by the pilgrim himself (Mon.

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  • He collaborated in the translation of Comte's system of Positive Polity (4 vols., 1875 - 1879), translated his Discourse on the Positive Spirit (1903),, and wrote a biography of Comte for a translation of the first two chapters of his Cours de philosophie positive, entitled Fundamental Principles of Positive Philosophy (1905).

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  • C. Bradley's popular biography; and Professor Tout's article in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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  • 6; Lives of Marcus Aurelius, Verus and Commodus in the Scriptores Historiae Augustae, and the special biography of Avidius Cassius in the same by Vulcacius Gallicanus.

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  • The story of the estrangement, which was largely a matter of temperament, is fully told in Ward's biography.

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  • See the biography by Wilfrid Ward, The Life and Times of Cardinal Wiseman (2 vols., 1897; fifth and cheaper edition, 1900).

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  • Goethe felt, even late in life, too intimately bound up with Weimar to discuss in detail his early life there, and he shrank from carrying his biography beyond the year 1775.

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  • Frese is in its 18th edition, 1900; a shorter biography was published by Lewes in 1873 under the title The Story of Goethe's Life); W.

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  • The best complete edition with biography was published by D.

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  • A selection of his essays was published in Short Studies in Ecclesiastical History and Biography (1884), and Short Studies, Ethical and Religious (1885).

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  • His biography has been written by Robert C. Winthrop, Life and Letters of John Winthrop (2 vols., Boston, 1864, 1867; new ed.

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  • Both will be found, together with some controversial writings and his biography by his pupil Ignatius, also patriarch of Constantinople, in J.

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  • The son also published a biography in three volumes (Detroit, 1898-1900).

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  • Ernouf, the grandson of Jourdan's chief of staff, published in 1867 a valuable biography of Kleber.

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  • A list of Poisson's works, drawn up by himself, is given at the end of Arago's biography.

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  • He wrote books of travel, of popular biography, or of historical or political discussion, &c., from time to time; but his principal literary achievements were editions, between 1868 and 1888, of Franklin's autobiography and autobiographical writings, copiously annotated; and of the complete works of Franklin, in ten octavo volumes (New York, 1887-1889).

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  • He also wrote a biography of William Cullen Bryant (1890).

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  • The book is not properly a biography, but a catalogue of miracles, told in all the simplicity of absolute belief.

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  • The best biographical sketch of Thorbecke we owe to the late Professor Buys, his principal scholar and devoted friend, whose biography appeared in 1876 at Tiel.

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  • Another biography which deserves mention was issued in the same year at the Hague, from the pen of Dr J.

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  • There is also a biography by the Rev. J.

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  • Petit's Andre Doria (Paris, 1887) is an accurate and documented biography, indicating all the chief works on the subject, but the author is perhaps unduly harsh in his judgment of the admiral; F.

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  • The chief authorities for the biography of Malherbe are the Vie de Malherbe by his friend and pupil Racan, and the long Historiette which Tallemant des Reaux has devoted to him.

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  • Matthew Stewart (his eldest son) wrote a life in Annual Biography and Obituary (1829), republished privately in 1838.

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  • The princess unconsciously wrote her own biography from this period in her constant letters to Queen Victoria, a selection of which, edited by Dr. Carl Sell, were allowed to be printed in 1883.

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  • Among her writings are: Memoir of Ary Scheffer (1860); Collected Papers (1862); and her biography of her husband (1873).

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  • Poole, Medieval Thought (1884), and article in Dictionary of National Biography; T.

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  • The life of Lord Gambier is to be read in Marshall's Royal Naval Biography, in Ralfe's Naval Biography, in Lord Dundonald's Autobiography of a Seaman, in the Minutes of the Courts-Martial and in the general history of the period.

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  • A biography composed from his letters was published by 0.

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  • See the biography by Moncure D.

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  • His Life, a delightful piece of biography, written by Bishop Fell, and prefixed to the collected Works, has been reprinted in vol.

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  • He also edited the Clarke Papers (1891-1901), and Mrs Hutchinson's Memoirs of Colonel Hutchinson (1885), and wrote an introduction to the Stuart Tracts (1903), besides contributions to the Dictionary of National Biography.

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  • Bucke (1897), who also wrote an authorized biography - Walt Whitman (Philadelphia, 1883) - which contains contemporary criticisms of Whitman and W D.

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  • The fullest biography is Mr Percy Fitzgerald's (1864).

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  • Michaelis, who has written an exhaustive biography in Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xiii.; see also J.

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  • Among his many writings are An Ecclesiastical Biography, containing the Lives of Ancient Fathers and Modern Divines (8 vols., 1845-1852), A Church Dictionary, The Means of Rendering more Effectual the Education of the People, The Cross of Christ (1873), The Church and its Ordinances (sermons, 4 vols., 1876), and Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury (12 vols., 1860-1876).

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  • For his life, see Public Characters(1802);Aikin's General Biography, vii.

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  • Meadley (1809) and his son Edmund Paley, prefixed to the 1825 edition of his works; Leslie Stephen in Dictionary of National Biography; Quarterly Review, ii.

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  • Stanard, Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (ibid., 1893 sqq.); W.

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  • He published sermons and lectures; A History of the Parish of Trinity Church, New York City (4 vols., 1898-1905); and a biography of his father, Memoirs of John Adams Dix (2 vols., New York, 1883).

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  • Of this many portions have been edited by various scholars, and a valuable study of the work, together with a biography and estimate of its author, has been published by J.

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  • See the edition of L'Estoire de la guerre sainte by Gaston Paris in the Collection des documents inedits sur l'histoire de France (1897); the editor discusses in his introduction the biography of Ambrose, the value of the poem as a historical source, and its relation to the Itinerarium.

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  • One mass of Greek and Roman erudition, including history and metaphysics, law and science, civic institutions and the art of war, mythology and magistracies, metrical systems and oratory, agriculture and astronomy, domestic manners and religious rites, grammar and philology, biography and numismatics, formed the miscellaneous subject-matter of this so-styled rhetoric. Notes taken at these lectures supplied young scholars with hints for further exploration; and a certain tradition of treating antique authors for the display of general learning, as well as for the elucidation of their texts, came into vogue, which has determined the method of scholarship for the last three centuries in Europe.

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  • Sommerring, with a biography of that anatomist (1844), which he himself fancied most of all his writings.

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  • Athanasii opera omnia, still the best edition of that Father, was issued with a biography and critical notes in 1698.

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  • When General Edward Braddock arrived in Virginia in February 1755, Washington wrote him a diplomatically worded letter, and was presently made a member 1 Weems was a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, who first published a brief biography of Washington in 1800, and later (1806) considerably expanded it and introduced various apocryphal anecdotes.

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  • The biography, though worthless, had an immense circulation, and is to a considerable degree responsible for the traditional conception of Washington.

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  • The biography of Calhoun by Dr Hermann von Holst in the "American Statesmen Series" (Boston, 1882) is a condensed study of the political questions of Calhoun's time.

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  • He made copies of the Polk manuscripts and was working upon a detailed biography at the time of his death in 1891.

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  • The biography of Fulk Nerra by Alexandre de Salies, Histoire de Foulques Nerra (Angers, 1874) is confused and uncritical.

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  • An account of his theological development is given in Afscheidsrede bij het Neerleggen van het Hoogleeraarsambt (1881), and in the biography written by A.

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  • See also Cockburn, Memorials of His Time (Continuation, 1874); Walker, Dr Robert Buchanan: an Ecclesiastical Biography (1877); Annals of the Disruption (published by authority of a committee of the Free Church (1876-1877).

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  • Both these stories appear to belong to a biography of Isaiah, and, like the similar biographies of Elijah and Elisha, are open to the suspicion that historical facts have been subordinated to idealize the work of the prophet.

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  • The chief sources for Pole's biography are his life written in Italian by his secretary Beccatelli, which was translated into Latin by Andrew Dudith as Vita Poli cardinalis (Venice, 1563), and his letters (Epistolae Reginaldi Poli) edited by Girolamo Quirini and published in 5 volumes (Brescia, 1744-1757), a new edition of which is in preparation at Rome with additions from the Vatican Archives.

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  • The best biography is by A.

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  • No contemporary biography has come down to us.

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  • Next, Hesiod supplies a significant biography.

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  • See Naval Chronicle, xviii.; Ralfe's Naval Biography, ii.

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  • He wrote an eulogistic life of the duke, the earlier and concluding parts of which are lost; and Ordericus Vitalis, who gives a short biography of him in his Historia ecclesiastica, says that he also wrote verses.

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  • See the Biography of James G.

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  • And since his 19th century biography by Dr Thomas McCrie, or at least since his recognition in the following generation by Thomas Carlyle, the same view has taken its place in literature.

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  • John Knox and the Reformation, by Andrew Lang (London, 1905), is not so much a biography as a collection of materials, bearing upon many parts of the life, but nearly all on the unfavourable side.

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  • She published in 1897 a biography of the Swedish author, Almqvist; in 5899 she collected her finest essays in the volume called Thought Pictures; in 1900 appeared, under the title Human Beings, studies of the Brownings and of Goethe; but the finest of Ellen Key's books is The Century of Childhood (1901), a philosophical survey of the progress of elementary education in the last hundred years.

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  • This prolific writer, having performed the pilgrimage to Mecca, devoted himself to a stern ascetic life, and to the composition of Sufic works, partly in prose, as in his valuable Biography of Eminent Mystic Divines, but mostly in the form of mathnawis (upwards of twenty in number), among which the Pandndma, or Book of Counsels, and the Mantili-uf (air, ox the Speeches of Birds, occupy the first rank.

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  • Most of the material here is hagiological biography, occasionally revised as by Leo XIII.

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  • See also James Bryce, Studies in Contemporary Biography (1903).

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  • Hardy (Mainz, 1878); and an interesting English biography by Miss K.

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  • See Works of Nicholas Esterhazy, with a biography by Ferencz Toldi (Hung.) (Pest, 1852); Nicholas Count Esterhdzy, Palatine of Hungary (a biography, Hung.) (Pest, 1863-1870).

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  • "No stronger proof," says Mark Pattison, "can be given of the inpressions produced by this powerful philippic, dedicated to the defamation of an individual, than that it has been the source from which the biography of Scaliger, as it now stands in our biographical collections, has mainly flowed."

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  • Of Joseph Scaliger the only biography in any way adequate is that of Jacob Bernays (Berlin, 1855).

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  • (a) the Ta-T'ang-Si-Yu-Ki, or Memoirs on Western Countries issued by the Tang Dynasty, which was compiled under the traveller's own supervision, by order of the great emperor Tai-Tsung; and (b) a Biography of Hsiian Tsang by two of his contemporaries.

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  • The book of the biography, by the disciples Hwai-li and Yen-t'sung, as rendered with judicious omissions by Stan.

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  • The phrase Il Principe della Musica, which has become finally associated with the name of Palestrina, originates with this biography.

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  • O'Hanlon, Life of Saint Malachy (Dublin, 1859); articles in Dictionary of National Biography and Herzog-Hauck's Realencyklopadie fiir protestantische Theologie.

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  • See Aus den Papieren des Grafen Aurel Dessewffy (Pest, 1843); Memorial Wreath to Count Aurel Dessewffy (Hung.), (Budapest, 1857); Collected Works of Count Dessewffy, with a Biography (Hung.), (Budapest, 1887).

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  • Only two episodes stand out in his biography.

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  • During the four years of its existence it has been usual to say that the biography of Pitt is the history of England, so thoroughly was he identified with the great events which make this period, in so far as the external relations of the country are concerned, one of the most glorious in her annals.

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  • A detailed account of these events belongs tc, history; all that is needed in a biography is to point out the extent to which Pitt's personal influence may really be traced in them.

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  • The most elaborate biography is H.

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  • His principal published works are: Stories from the Life of the Teacher (1863), A Child's Book of Religion (1866), and other works of religious teaching for children; several volumes of sermons; Beliefs of Unbelievers (1876), The Cradle of the Christ: a Study in Primitive Christianity (1877), The Spirit of New Faith (1877), The Rising and the Setting Faith (1878), and other expositions of the "new faith" he preached; Life of Theodore Parker (1874), Transcendentalism in New England (1876), which is largely biographical, Gerrit Smith, a Biography (1878), George Ripley (1882), in the "American Men of Letters" series, Memoir of William Henry Channing (1886), Boston Unitarianism, 1820-1850 (1890), really a biography of his father; and Recollections and Impressions, 1822-1890 (1891).

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  • The biography of Cloots by G.

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  • His works include: Charles Lamb (1882) and Crabbe (1903) in the "English Men of Letters" series; editions of Lamb's Essays of Elia (1883) and of his Letters (1888; 2nd ed., 1904), of the Poems (1897) of Thomas Hood, with a biographical introduction; The Life and Works of Charles Lamb (12 vols., 1899-1900); articles on Tennyson and Du Maurier in the Dictionary of National Biography; The Gospel and Human Life (1904), sermons; Lectures and Essays (2 vols., 1905), edited by the Rev. H.

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  • A biography of Ripley (Boston, 1882), written by the Rev. O.

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  • A better biography is that (New York, 1892) by Maj.-Gen.

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  • Among the many modern accounts in church histories, histories of Christian literature, encyclopaedias, &c., may be mentioned a monograph by Stein, Eusebius Bischof von Caesarea (Wiirzburg, 1859), meagre but useful as far as it goes; the magnificent article by Lightfoot in the Dictionary of Christian Biography; the account by McGiffert in his translation of the Church History; Erwin Preuschen's article in Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklop. (3rd ed., 1898); the treatment of the Chronology of Eusebius writings in Harnack's Alt - christliche Litteraturgeschichte, ii.

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  • An admirable biography is to be found in Richard Simpson's Edmund Campion (1867); and a complete list of his works in De Backer's Bibliotheque de la compagnie de Jesus.

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  • iconographique des attributs des figures et des legendes des saints (Paris., 1850); Smith and Wace, Dictionary of Christian Biography (London, 1877, &c., 4 vols.); A.

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  • See Smiles, Industrial Biography (1879).

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  • But for the pre-Conquest period William had at his disposal the works of Bede, Ado of Vienne and William of Jumieges; one or more English chronicles similar to the extant " Worcester " and ' ` Peterborough " texts; Asser's life of Alfred, and a metrical biography of fEthelstan; the chronicles of S.

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  • This work, like the Gesta regum, contains five books; the fifth relates the life and miracles of St Aldhelm of Malmesbury, and is based upon the biography by Abbot Faricius; it is less useful than books i.-iv., which are of the greatest value to the ecclesiastical historian.

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  • Wharton in the second volume of his Anglia sacra (London, 1691) gives considerable portions of a life of Wulfstan which is an amplified translation of an AngloSaxon biography.

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  • The extent of his literary ability only became known after he had passed his seventieth year, on the publication of his biography of Lord Jeffrey in 1852, and from the Memorials of his Time, which appeared posthumously in 1856.

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  • The bibliography of the contemporary controversy is given in the article on Henry Garnet in the Dictionary of National Biography and in The Gunpowder Plot by David Jardine (1857), the latter work still remaining the principal authority on the subject; add to these Gardiner's Hist.

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  • Besides writing the biography of his father, he was the author of Outlines of Theology (1860, new ed.

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  • The customary statement that he was expelled from his fellowship is based on the untrustworthy biography attributed to his son Samuel Foxe, but the college records state that he resigned of his own accord and ex honesta causa.

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  • With the coronation in Rome a fresh chapter in the biography of Petrarch may be said to have begun.

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  • The whole was re-edited by Mr Ashley, in two volumes (1879), the standard biography.

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  • Eusebius' biography of Constantine shows what distortion of fact the father of Church history permitted himself, but the Ecclesiastical History was fortunately written for those who wanted to know what really happened, and remains to-day an invaluable repository of Christian antiquities.

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  • Jean Mabillon's treatise, De re diplomatica (1 681), was due to the criticisms of that group of Belgian Jesuits whose Acta Sanctorum quotquot toto orbe coluntur (1643, &c., see Bollandists) was destined to grow into the greatest repository of legend and biography the world has seen.

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  • Thrasea's own model of life and conduct was Cato of Utica, on whom he had written a panegyric, one of Plutarch's chief authorities in his biography of Cato.

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  • Allardyce (Edinburgh, 1882); and biographical notices will be found in John Marshall's Royal Naval Biography, i.

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  • Next to these he valued books of biography and anecdote: Plutarch, Grimm, St Simon, Varnhagen von Ense.

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  • (the authorized biography) (Boston, 1887); Edward Waldo Emerson, Emerson in Concord (Boston, 1889); Richard Garnett, Life of Ralph Waldo Emerson (London, 1888); G.

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  • Consult the biography by Thomas Whittemore (4 vols., Boston,.

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  • See the biography by his daughter, Isabella (Field) Judson, Cyrus W.

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  • It forms one of the lives in Christopher Wordsworth's Ecclesiastical Biography (vol.

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  • Another biography of Gilpin, which, however, adds little to Bishop Carleton's, was written by William Gilpin, M.A., prebendary of Ailsbury (London, 1753 and 1854).

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  • Would that we possessed the section of the prophet's biography which described his attitude immediately after the news of the battle of Megiddo!

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  • So at least the authors of Jeremiah's biography tell us.

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  • A legend in Jerome and Epiphanius states that he was stoned to death at Daphnae, but the biography, though not averse from horrors, does not mention this.

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  • Izaak Walton's Life of Donne, an admirably written but not entirely correct biography, preceded the Sermons of 1640.

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  • (Paris, 1869 and 1876, an agreeable literary biography of the precritical kind); Mrs Heaton, Life of L.

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  • 1907; this last edition of Solmi's work is by far the most complete and satisfactory critical biography of the master which yet exists); A.

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  • He married in 1830 Hannah O'Brien Chaplin (1809-1865), who was herself the author of The Earnest Man, a biography of Adoniram Judson (1855), and of The History of the English Bible (1859), besides being her husband's able assistant in his Hebrew studies.

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  • (1881), and article in Dictionary of National Biography; J.

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  • In biography he wrote a number of articles for the above - mentioned Magazin, and a valuable collection of Beitrage zur Lebensgeschichte merkwiirdiger Personen (6 vols., 1783-1789), including an elaborate life of Frederick the Great.

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  • Six years later came the useful biography of Sir Walter Scott, and (in 1819) appeared the elaborate Life by W.

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  • Invaluable in many respects, it exhibited the process as well as the result of biography, and never got beyond 1711.

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  • Closely connected with the Secret is the Text-Book to Kant, which comprises a translation of the Critique with notes and a biography.

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  • pp. 698-770; Ibn Hajar al-Haitami's Biography, publ.

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  • He wrote: The State: Elements of Historical and Practical Politics, Sketch of Institutional History and Administration (1889); The State and Federal Government of the United States (1891); Division and Reunion, 1829-1889 (1893) in the "Epochs of American History" series; An Old Master and Other Political Essays (1893); Mere Literature and Other Essays (1893); George Washington (1896), an excellent biography; the popular History of the American People (1902); Constitutional Government in the United States (1908), being Columbia University Lectures; and in the seventh volume of the Cambridge Modern History the chapter on "State Rights, 1850-1860."

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  • " Esop," whose wonderful biography (by Planudes) agrees, in many points with Arkir, has also become one of the Rumanian popular books.

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  • There is no biography satisfactory from the modern point of view.

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  • Studies preliminary to such a biography began to be published by E.

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  • Beecher, A Biography of Henry Ward Beecher (New York, 1888); John R.

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  • Their narrative is unmethodical and inartificial; their style is tame and plebeian; their conception of biography is that of a collection of anecdotes; they have II.

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  • BianchiGiovini's biography (1836) is greatly marred by digressions, and is inferior in some respects to that by Arabella Georgina Campbell (1869), which is enriched by numerous references to MSS.

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  • It is not as yet possible, except very partially, to arrange chronologically the snatches of biography to be gleaned from these stories.

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  • (The Burmese is, in its turn, a translation from a Pali work of unknown date; it gives the whole life, and is the only consecutive biography we have.) (4) Kambojian: Pathama Sambodhian; translated into French by A.

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  • Cornell, True and Firm: A Biography of Ezra Cornell (New York, 2884).

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  • See O'Byrne, Naval Biography; W.

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  • Biography (1850) iii., app. iii.; Trechsel, Prot.

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  • The Edinburgh Review of April 1903 contains a luminous essay; and Mr Bryce has a chapter on Acton in his Studies of Contemporary Biography (1903).

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  • For Alfred himself we have also Assers biography and the Annals of St Neols, a very imaginative compilation, while most of the stories which have made Alfreds name a household word are fabulous.

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  • For Edward the Confessor there is an almost equally biased biography.

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  • Its standards have also been upheld with varying success in great co-operative undertakings, such as the Dictionary of National Biography, the Cambridge Modern History, and Messrs Longmans Political History of England.

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  • C(okayne)'s Complete Peerage; Jeayes's Descriptive Catalogue of the Charters and Muniments at Berkeley Castle (1892); Dictionary of National Biography; Transactions of Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, 3 vols., viii., xlv., et passim; The Red Book of the Exchequer, Chronicles of Roger of Wendover, Matthew Paris, Adam of Murimuth, Robert of Gloucester, Henry of Huntingdon, &c. (Rolls Series); British Museum Charters, &c. (0.

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  • During the years 1833-1843 he contributed very largely to the first edition of the [[Penny]] Cyclopaedia, writing chiefly on mathematics, astronomy, physics and biography.

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  • He also wrote biographies of Sir Isaac Newton and Edmund Halley for Knight's British Worthies, various notices of scientific men for the [[Gallery]] of Portraits, and for the uncompleted Biographical Dictionary of the Useful Knowledge Society, and at least seven articles in Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography.

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  • In 1904, however, the large collection of material for Lord Beaconsfield's life, in the hands of his executors Lord Rowton and Lord Rothschild, was acquired by The Times, and the task of preparing the biography was assigned to Mr W.

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  • The best biography is that by George F.

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  • See his biography by Gabriel Hanotaux, Henri Martin; sa vie,, ses ceuvres, son temps (1885).

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  • His life was so completely identified with the government of the state that he offers less material for biography than his ancestor Abd-ar-rahman I.

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  • He was related to Willibrord, the first bishop of Utrecht, whose biography he afterwards wrote.

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  • Another biography is by Francis Wayland (2 vols., 1854).

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  • collections of Kings' Lives, Morkin-skinna, &c. Karl Jonsson, abbot of Thingore, the Benedictine minister, wrote (c. 1184) Sverrissaga from the lips of that great king, a fine racy biography, with a style and spirit of its own.

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  • The latter, Laurentius Saga Biskups, by his disciple, priest Einar Haflidason, is a charming biography of a good and pious man, whose chequered career in Norway and Iceland is picturesquely told (1324-1331).

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  • In the end Bolsec was banished from Geneva; he ultimately rejoined the Roman communion and in 1577 avenged himself by a particularly slanderous biography of Calvin.

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  • Wilberforce (1897); Sir James Stephen, Essays in Ecclesiastical Biography (1849); J.

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  • A separate biography, with preface by Cardinal Manning, appeared in 1865; a full and critical edition of the Life is that by Mrs G.

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  • contains a full biography; vol.

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  • Weiss added much in his (Hebrew) biography (in Bet Talmud ii., Nos.

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  • Kirk (1863-1868), is a good English biography for its date; a more recent life is R.

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  • Another brief biography of great merit is attached to the Globe edition of Cowper's Works.

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  • Trent") insisted indeed that it was a mistake to confuse astrology with fortune-telling, and maintained that it was a "physical science just as much as geology," depending like them on ascertained facts, and grossly misrepresented by being connected with magic. Dr Garnett himself looked upon the study of biography in relation to the casting of horoscopes as an empirical investigation, but it is difficult in practice to keep the distinction clear, to judge by present-day text-books such as those of Dr Wilde (Primer of Astrology, &c.).

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  • She translated Sensier's biography of Millet, and painted, before her marriage in 1874, studies in flowers and ideal heads, much admired for their feeling and delicate colouring.

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  • Throughout the momentous months which followed the biography of Necker is part of the history of the French Revolution.

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  • Gilbert White's daily life was practically unbroken by any great changes or incidents; for nearly half a century his pastoral duties, his watchful country walks, the assiduous care of his garden, and the scrupulous posting of his calendar of observations made up the essentials of a full and delightful life, but hardly of a biography.

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  • Unfortunately, the biography of the poet, called Gosain-charitra, by Benimadhab Das, who was a personal follower and constant companion of the Master, and died in 1642, has disappeared, and no copy of it is known to exist.

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  • Within an hour Betsy had assembled a full biography.

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  • She didn't know more than his official biography.

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  • Somewhat relieved, she read his biography, impressed by his clientele, who ranged from heads of countries around the world to the richest families on the planet.

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  • There was a biography on him from some local storage shed association that made him some kind of muck a muck a few years back.

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  • abbreviated in text as SB. [10] John Haffenden, 'Life Over Literature; or, Whatever Happened to Critical Biography?

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  • GK had an almost instinctive grasp of the reality of the Faith, his biography of Aquinas evoking stunned admiration from a renowned Thomist.

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  • authorized biography, written by Valerie Grove, will be published by Viking in Spring 2007.

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  • biographer's tale Andrew Adonis In 1994 I asked Roy Jenkins if I could write his biography.

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  • biography of the English composer Charles Stanford.

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  • biography of the poet for each student.

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  • biography of novelist B S Johnson Like a Fiery Elephant won the Samuel Johnson award for non-fiction.

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  • This authorized biography by broadcaster John Keith has been written with the co-operation of the Paisley family.

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  • biography born in 1947 in Japan, Makoto Hatori apprenticed to master potter Ken Fujiwara in 1969.

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  • He also published the earliest biography of Charles Wesley.

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  • Good design practice is then touched on, followed by potted biography of some of the people making those design decisions.

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  • The definitive biography of Alexander the Great, pieced together afresh from original sources.

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  • The two-volume biography treated Lind's life to 1850, when she retired from the operatic stage.

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  • For more information or to buy Dirk Bogarde: The authorized biography, visit the GALHA Online Bookstore.

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  • Thank you very much synopsis and author biography Best of the Best - celebrating 10 years of the Orange Prize.

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  • Charles Stewart Parnell - brief biography from Clare Library.

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  • biography written five highly acclaimed biographies most recently Jane Austen: A Life.

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  • biography learn to play an instrument like your favorite artists via their selection of tutorial guides and illustrated biographies.

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  • biography written five highly acclaimed biographies most recently Jane Austen: A Life.

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  • Adams castigated my biography of Thomas More in a review in the New Republic because I said the island commonwealth had no king.

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  • This is the first full-length biography of More for fifty years and the first to make extensive use of her unpublished correspondence.

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  • A biography of Mary Ann Clarke, the 18th. century courtesan and mistress of the Duke of York.

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  • No biography is ever truly definitive, and future scholarship will no doubt require a different reading of Anne Boleyn's life and death.

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  • definitive biography of Alexander the Great, pieced together afresh from original sources.

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  • He wrote a number of other novels and a biography of the seventeenth-century diarist John Aubrey.

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  • I felt I was reading a diatribe from someone with a personal ax to grind, rather than a scholarly or well researched biography.

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  • About Jean-Luc Godard A brief biography and a selected filmography of Godard.

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  • I also don't normally do biography but enjoyed the short witty but not flippant chapters.

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  • He was a churchman in Alfred's employ, so it is not surprising that he wrote more hagiography than biography.

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  • An example of this came into my hands a couple of years ago, a biography of my old headmistress.

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  • Your biography contains instances of what may be called acts of " highway robbery.

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  • Biography Colin is a principal lecturer in the Department.

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  • Dr. Lennon: I was unfortunate enough to have his extremely lengthy biography on my bookshelf at home.

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  • masterly biography of the great Italian academic and political theorist.

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  • Also offers a biography of Tolstoy, discussing the authors ' moral philosophy.

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  • Biography Professor Felicity Smith is a registered pharmacist with experience of hospital and community pharmacy.

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