Memoirs of the Life and Times of Daniel De Foe: Containing a Review of His Writings, and His Opinions Upon a Variety of Important Matters, Civil and Ecclesiastical, Volume 2
Hurst, Chance, 1830
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Page 410 - A True Relation of the Apparition of one Mrs. Veal, the next Day after her Death, to one Mrs Bargrave, at Canterbury, the 8th of September 1705...
Page 56 - If one severe law was made and punctually executed, that whoever was found at a conventicle should be banished the nation, and the preacher be hanged, we should soon see an end of the tale ; they would all come to church ; and one age would make us all one again.
Page 269 - The Storm; or, a Collection of the most remarkable Casualties and Disasters which happen'd in the late Dreadful Tempest, both by Sea and Land. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, original calf (rebacked}, ye 1704. £2 10s *** With the folding leaf " A List of such of Her Majesty's Ships, with their Commanders' Names, as were cast away by the Violent Storm.
Page 75 - Tell them the men that placed him here Are scandals to the times, Are at a loss to find his guilt, And can't commit his crimes.
Page 64 - He is a middlesized spare man, about forty years old, of a brown complexion, and dark brown coloured hair, but wears a wig ; a hooked nose, a sharp chin, grey eyes, and a large mole near his mouth : was born in London, and for many years was a hose-factor, in Freeman's Yard, in Cornhill; and now is owner of the brick and pantile works, near Tilbury Fort, in Essex...
Page 55 - If ever you will establish the best Christian Church in the world ; if ever you will suppress the spirit of enthusiasm ; if ever you will free the nation from the viperous brood that have so long sucked the blood of their mother ; if ever you will leave your posterity free from faction and rebellion, this is the time.
Page 206 - Before the Tatler and Spectator, if the writers for the theatre are excepted, England had no masters of common life. No writers had yet undertaken to reform either the savageness of neglect, or the impertinence of civility; to show when to speak, or to be silent; how to refuse, or how to comply.
Page 344 - The Consolidator : or, Memoirs of sundry Transactions from the World in the Moon, translated from the Lunar Language, by the Author of The True-born English Man.