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dictionary of the anonymous and pseudonymous literature of Great Britain.

Halkett, Samuel

dictionary of the anonymous and pseudonymous literature of Great Britain.

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Published by W. Paterson in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anonyms and pseudonyms, English. [from old catalog]

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLaing, John, 1809-1880. [from old catalog], Wheatley, Henry Benjamin, 1838- [from old catalog], Laing, Catherine, [from old catalog] ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1065 .H17, Microfilm 48333 Z
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23412537M
    LC Control Number02003522

    His hostile view of urban industrial society in Belfast was criticised by many Ulster Unionists including the writer St. He generally wrote under the name of "Surfaceman. Other works are W. John Laing Regrettably, at present and we don't have got information regarding the artisan John Laing. The accession of James VI. Stephen, F.

    At the disruption of he withdrew from the establishment, joined the newly formed Free Church, and for a time continued his ministry in the same parish. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. This remains the standard work on the subject in English. Halkett died in Aprilaged 57, leaving a widow and four children.

    He filled in his age somewhat the same position that Bede did in his, that of a compiler and populariser of existing knowledge. Scholars, Antiquaries and Bibliographers. His literary activity was marvellous in spite of ill-health and outward disturbance. He is known to have been Archdeacon of Aberdeen inwhen, and again inhe went with some young scholars to Oxford, and he also held various civil offices in connection with the exchequer and the King's household. In the Parliament of he took a prominent part in urging the execution of Mary Queen of Scots.


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dictionary of the anonymous and pseudonymous literature of Great Britain. by Halkett, Samuel Download PDF Ebook

His own investigations were extensive and minute, but their value is much diminished by his credulity, and want of capacity to weigh evidence. Dollinger, the great scholar and subsequent leader of the Old Catholic party, by whom he was profoundly influenced.

Paul's School and Oxford, entered the church, held various incumbencies, and was Divinity Lecturer, and minor canon of St. He also wrote several important works on the life of the poet, besides arranging and describing the archives of Stratford-on-Avon, and compiling A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, and A Dictionary of Old English Plays.

Soon afterwards he was made university orator, and master of languages to the Lady afterwards Queen Elizabeth. Vischer with a preface and life by J. He printed a large number of rare Elizabethan texts at the private press of his son, Lee priory, near Canterbury.

Scott, who said, "That young lady has a talent for describing the involvements of feelings and characters of ordinary life dictionary of the anonymous and pseudonymous literature of Great Britain.

book is to me the most wonderful I ever met with;" others were Macaulay who thought that in dictionary of the anonymous and pseudonymous literature of Great Britain. book world there were no compositions which approached nearer to perfectionColeridge, Southey, Sydney Smith, and E.

He was destined for the legal profession, which, however, had no attraction for him; and going to London to complete his studies made the acquaintance of Mr. His writing is clear and vigorous, and his facts generally accurate, but he is a good deal of a partisan.

This circumstance made his professional fortune, for his ability enabled him to take full advantage of it, and in he became physician to the Queen.

Many of us thank you ahead of time internet marketing able to head over to meet people! Samuel Halkett, and the successor to his compilations, John Laing, both died before their work was published; edited and revised by Miss C.

Halkett Hall 53 Berlin, ; Allg. His works have often been reprinted. But no sooner had he become King of Wessex, inthan he began to prepare for the work of re-introducing learning into his country.

Cushing, Initials and Pseudonyms American and English from the beginning of the 18th century ; 2nd series, and Anonyms ; F. Courtney, The Secrets of our National Literaturethe first chapter of which contains a sketch of the history of the subject, to which the above account is mainly due.

While there, however, he changed his mind and studied for the medical profession. It has been said "although King Alfred lived a thousand years ago, a thousand years hence, if there be England then, his memory will yet be precious to his country.

He travelled widely in the East, and wrote books on his travels. He took part in cataloguing the Harleian library in It exhibits a singular coldness and lack of enthusiasm, and indeed a bluntness of moral perception and an absence of attractiveness rarely combined with such extraordinary mental endowments.

Beamish's Hist. He was extremely modest, and the loftiness of his ideals of accuracy and completeness of treatment led him to shrink from tasks which men of far slighter equipment might have carried out with success. This was followed, inby the first issue of his Bibliomania, a small octavo volume of 87 pages, an enlarged edition of which appeared inwith A Bibliographical Romance added to the former title, while a third edition, that ofincludes a key to the several characters in the story.Aug 23,  · A dictionary of the anonymous and pseudonymous literature of Great Britain.

Including the works of foreigners written in, or translated into the English language [Samuel Halkett, John Laing] on tjarrodbonta.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pagesAuthor: Samuel Halkett, John Laing.

John Laing (–) was a minister of the Free Church of Scotland, known as a bibliographer.

Samuel Halkett

Life. He was born in Edinburgh, but spent his early youth at Dalmeny, where his father was for factor to the Earl of Rosebery; his mother was Mary Fyfe, of a Banffshire family. A Dictionary of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain A Dictionary of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain Samuel Halkett, John Laing This book traces nine generations of the Weed family, beginning with .Pdf papers of Pdf Nathaniel Chase () span the yearswith the bulk of the material between and The collection consists of correspondence, writings, biographical matter, student papers, printed material, and miscellany relating to Chase's career as an editor, author, and English professor in various universities in the United States and abroad, including India.A dictionary of the anonymous and pseudonymous literature of Great Britain: Including the works of foreigners written in, or translated into the English language.Mar 01,  · In fact, such was the culture of concealing identity in literature that a ebook volume series ebook books on the subject was published between and A Dictionary of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain, including the Works of Foreigners Written in, or Translated into the English Language.

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