Men of the Time: A Dictionary of Contemporaries

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Thompson Cooper
G. Routledge and sons, 1875 - 1054 páginas
 

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Página 204 - The WIFE'S MANUAL: or. Prayers, Thoughts, and Songs on Several Occasions of a Matron's Life.
Página 452 - Liberals to power in 1880 he was appointed President of the Board of Trade, with a seat in the cabinet.
Página 467 - Goldsmid.— TELEGRAPH AND TRAVEL. A Narrative of the Formation and Development of Telegraphic Communication between England and India, under the orders of Her Majesty's government, with incidental Notices of the Countries traversed by the Lines. By Colonel Sir FREDERIC GOLDSMID, CB, KCSI, late Director of the Government Indo-European Telegraph.
Página 516 - Member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons, England. Volume 1, "General and Operative Surgery.
Página 460 - Liberal party ; and that, at the age of sixty-five, and after forty-two years of a laborious public life, I think myself entitled to retire on the present opportunity. This retirement is dictated to me by my personal views as to the best method of spending the closing years of my life.
Página 630 - Euphrates, to which history and tradition point as the birthplace of the wisdom of the West. Most travellers, after a journey through the usually frequented parts of the East, have the same longing to cross the great river, and to explore those lands which are separated on the map from the confines of Syria by a vast blank stretching from Aleppo to the banks of the Tigris.
Página 323 - BA in 1820, taking a first-class in classical honours ; in 1828 was elected Fellow of Oriel College ; in the same year was University prizeman, gaining the Latin Essay, and the English Essay in 1829.
Página 550 - THE LAW OF LOVE, AND LOVE AS A LAW; or, Christian Ethics. By MARK HOPKINS, DD, LL.D., late President of Williams College. 12mo, S1.75. This work is designed to follow the author's Outline Study of Man.
Página 528 - December 17th, 1799. He became Professor of Mathematics in the Albany Academy in 1826; Professor of Natural Philosophy in the College of New Jersey, at Princeton, in 1832; and was elected the first Secretary and Director of the Smithsonian Institution in 1846.
Página 473 - Office of the Holy Communion in the Book of Common Prayer; a Series of Lectures delivered in the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Paddington.

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