The Book of Scotsmen Eminent for Achievements in Arms and Arts, Church and State, Law, Legislation, and Literature, Commerce, Science, Travel, and Philanthropy

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Joseph Irving
A. Gardner, 1881 - 573 Seiten

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Seite 483 - The VOYAGE and SHIPWRECK of ST, PAUL; with Dissertations on the Life and Writings of St. Luke and the Ships and Navigation of the Ancients.
Seite 366 - I hope the people of England will be satisfied!" "I hope my country will do me justice!
Seite 533 - HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF DISCOVERY ON THE MORE NORTHERN COASTS OF NORTH AMERICA.
Seite 533 - Tytler, from his having projected a balloon ; a mortal, who, though he drudges about Edinburgh as a common printer, with leaky shoes, a sky-lighted hat, and kneebuckles as unlike as George-by-the-grace-ofGod, and Solomon-the-son-of-David ; yet that same unknown drunken mortal is author and compiler of three-fourths of Elliot's pompous Encyclopedia Britannica, which he composed at half a guinea a week ! SAE MERRY AS WE TWA HA'E BEEN.
Seite 337 - CHARTERS AND DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH AND HOSPITAL OF THE HOLY TRINITY AND THE TRINITY HOSPITAL, EDINBURGH, i460-i66i.
Seite 63 - For forty years she was the true and loving helpmate of her husband, and by act and word unweariedly forwarded him as none else could in all of worthy that he did or attempted. She died at London, 21st April 1866, suddenly snatched away from him, and the light of his life as if gone out.
Seite 43 - Isabel, second daughter of David, Earl of Huntingdon, younger brother of William the Lion, whence arose the subsequent claim of his son to the Crown of Scotland. He died in 1245. 7. Robert de Brus, sixth Lord of Annandale, "the Competitor...
Seite 113 - Agnes inherited his vast estates ; and her husband assumed the additional title of Earl of Moray. Besides the earldom of Moray, the Earl of Dunbar and his Countess obtained the Isle of Man, the lordship of Annandale, the baronies of Morton and...
Seite 498 - The year after the death of his son, he relinquished his chair in the university, and removed to Kinneil House, a seat belonging to his Grace the Duke of Hamilton, on the Banks of the Firth of Forth, about twenty miles from Edinburgh, where he spent the remainder of his days in philosophical retirement. From this place were dated, in succession, the Philosophical Essays in 1810; the second volume of the Philosophy of the Human Mind...
Seite 444 - ... they had wished only to make out a specious case for parliament, instead of throwing themselves upon the justice and upon the equity of that House, they would have retained the Master of the Mint, and continued the offices of President of the Board of Trade and Treasurer of the Navy as they found triem.

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