Admissions to the College of St. John the Evangelist in the Universtiy of Cambridge: July 1715-November 1767

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College at the University Press, 1903
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Page 452 - Dec. 23, 1837, the queen has granted to her an annual allowance of 385,000/. ' for the support of Her Majesty's household, and of the honour and dignity of the Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Page 332 - ... its ordinary pitch. His countenance seemed never to have been ruffled; it preserved the same kind and composed .aspect, truly indicating the calmness and benignity of his temper. He had an utter dislike of large and mixed companies. Next to his books, his chief satisfaction was in the serious conversation of a literary companion, or in the company of a few friends. In this sort of society he would open his mind with great unreservedness, and with a peculiar turn and sprightliness of expression....
Page 376 - ... virtue, an ardent thirst after knowledge, and an earnest desire to promote the welfare and happiness of all mankind. By these qualities, accompanied with great sweetness of manners, he acquired the love and esteem of all good men, in a degree which perhaps very few have experienced; and after passing an active life with the uniform testimony of a good conscience, he became an eminent example of its influence, in the cheerfulness and serenity of his latest age.
Page 573 - Mr. Hastings assumed the title of earl of Huntingdon ; and there is a stone pillar standing in front of the parsonage house, at Leke, on which there was a plate bearing a Latin inscription, stating him to be the eleventh earl of Huntingdon, godson of Theophilus, the ninth earl, and entitled to the earldom by descent.* In fact it was notorious that he was the immediate heir. However, accus* This plate covered another Latin inscription, stating that it was erected by Theophilus the second earl of Hun.
Page 610 - Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord ; for they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
Page 332 - ... of inquiry was not discouraged. He was a man of great softness of manners, and of the mildest and most tranquil disposition. His voice was never raised above its ordinary pitch. His countenance seemed never to have been ruffled; it preserved the same kind and composed aspect, truly indicating the calmness and benignity of bis temper.
Page 403 - Mr. Seward, (father of the present muse of Lichfield,) who was travelling governor to Lord Charles Fitzroy, who falling dangerously ill at Genoa, and being saved, as Mentor thought, by Dr. Shadwell, the governor whipped up to his chamber and began a complimentary ode to...
Page 668 - The three witnesses have been established in our Greek Testaments by the prudence of Erasmus; the honest bigotry of the Complutensian editors; the typographical fraud, or error, of Robert Stephens in the placing a crotchet; and the deliberate falsehood, or strange misapprehension, of Theodore Beza.
Page 452 - Your majesty's faithful commons have granted a great sum to discharge the debt of the civil list ; and considering whatever enables your majesty to support with grandeur, honour, and dignity, the crown of Great Britain, in its true lustre, will reflect honour on the nation, they have given most liberally, even in these times of great danger and difficulty, taxed...
Page 614 - It is like a sudden sunshine that awakens a secret delight in the mind, without her attending to it. The heart rejoices of its own accord, and naturally flows out into friendship and benevolence towards the person who has so kindly an effect upon it.

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