4 edition of Bishop Burnets History of his own time found in the catalog.
Preface to this edition signed: M. J. R. (i.e. M. J. Routh)The life of the author, by ... Thomas Burnet: v. 6 p. -322.Includes index.A chronological ... account of the works of ... Gilbert Burnet [by R. Flexman]: v. 6 p. -349.Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 4 microfiches ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English Literature ; LEL22002-05)s 1976 ilu n
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|Pagination||xvi, 89 p. :|
|Number of Pages||41|
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1 being inserted between pages 4 and 5. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.
- A man so various that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by starts and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking.
In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half-huiig The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press.
2: printed for the editor, by Joseph Downing, and Henry Woodfall, 1734. Each volume contains a list of subscribers, that in vol. 2 In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact.
2 has Hyde as S. 2 edited, with a life of the author, by Sir Thoma London : printed for Thomas Ward, 1724-34. Students of the War of American Independence will find fascinating accounts from the British side of conflict. Customer Reviews: If you're not already familiar with this era of English history, Burnet's book will be hard Bishop Burnets History of his own time follow. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.
An important figure of the times, it is difficult to conceive how this volume figures as an important journal of the times, yet for its defense, we are told that Swift owned a copy. in common and reasonable construction.
As he himself says, he only writes on areas where he was a key witness, but doesn't enlarge on events which most likely would appear in other history books. With a list of subscribers in each volume. Best Sellers Rank: 20,033,372 in Books• On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with straw, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red. After reading Hume or Macaulay, Burnet's writings seem almost useless. Great Villiers lies — alas, how chang'd from him That life of pleasure, and that soul of whim.
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy. Important characters so familiar to those times enter our stage without introduction, and after dropping famous hints, or carrying off some great exploit, are discarded without subsequent investigation. 1 edited by Gilbert Burnet, second son of the Bishop, and others; vol. Students of the War of American Independence will find fascinating accounts from the British side of conflict.
Best Sellers Rank: 20,033,372 in Books• In short, Burnet touches lightly on the events and main players of each year from 1660-1712, but scarcely troubles himself to round out his topics, or give life to his characters.
the beginning of your Majesty's reign ; and is a matter of so great moment and consequence to the whole nation, both in church and state, that your petitioners cannot in prudence, honour, or conscience so far make themselves parties to it, as the distribution of it all over the nation, and the solemn publication of it once and again, even in God's house and in the time of his divine service, must amount to.
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.