The Encyclopaedia Britannica: Fra to Har

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910

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45 페이지 - I enjoin and require that no ecclesiastic, missionary, or minister of any sect whatsoever, shall ever hold or exercise any station or duty whatever in the said College; nor shall any such person ever be admitted for any purpose, or as a visitor, within the premises appropriated to the purposes of the said College.
215 페이지 - The sizars paid nothing for food and tuition, and very little for lodging; but they had to perform some menial services from which they have long been relieved. They swept the court; they carried up the dinner to the fellows' table, and changed the plates and poured out the ale of the rulers of the society. Goldsmith was quartered, not alone, in a garret, on the window of which his name, scrawled by himself, is still read with interest.
252 페이지 - Now MARK THIS, if the Expeditionary Force, and I ask for no more than two hundred men, does not come in ten days, the town may fall ; and I have done my best for the honour of our country. Good bye. CG GORDON. You send me no information, though you have lots of money. CGG APPENDICES REFERRED TO IN THE JOURNALS.
177 페이지 - Inquiry concerning Political • Justice, and its influence on general Virtue and ' Happiness, by William Godwin.
217 페이지 - ... never four talkers more admirable in four different ways than Johnson, Burke, Beauclerk, and Garrick; and Goldsmith was on terms of intimacy with all the four. He aspired to share in their colloquial renown; but never was ambition more unfortunate. It may seem strange that a man who wrote with so much perspicuity , vivacity, and grace, should have been, whenever he took a part in conversation, an .empty, noisy, blundering, rattle. But on this point the evidence is overwhelming. So extraordinary...
216 페이지 - It was the first work [380 to which he had put his name; and it at once raised him to the rank of a legitimate English classic. The opinion of the most skilful critics was, that nothing finer had appeared in verse since the fourth book of the Dunciad.
252 페이지 - However, God rules all, and, as He will rule to His glory and our welfare, His will be done. I fear, owing to circumstances, that my affairs are pecuniarily not over bright . . . your affectionate brother, CG GORDON.
208 페이지 - Bull, there were to be seven princely electors: the archbishops of Mainz, Trier, and Cologne, the king of Bohemia, the Count Palatine of the Rhine, the Duke of Saxony, and the Margrave of Brandenburg.
216 페이지 - ... are the reproach of great capitals. As his name gradually • became known, the circle of his acquaintance widened. He was introduced to Johnson, who was then considered as the first of living English writers; to Reynolds, the first of English painters; and to Burke, who had not yet entered Parliament, but had distinguished himself greatly by his writings and by the eloquence of his conversation. With these eminent men Goldsmith became intimate. In 1763 he was one- of the nine original members...
218 페이지 - You are worse," said one of his medical attendants, "than you should be from the degree of fever which you have. Is your mind at ease?" "No, it is not," were the last recorded words of Oliver Goldsmith.

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