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" A gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades, and untainted by any of his vices; of high birth, capable of any business, full of wisdom, a great commander at sea and land, and also learned and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent. "
High Birth: A Satire Addressed to a Young Nobleman, in Imitation of the ... - Seite 31
von High birth - 1821 - 48 Seiten
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Bishop Parker's History of His Own Time: In Four Books

Samuel Parker - 1727 - 425 Seiten
...fire-fhips, at length being over-power'd with numbers, fell a faerificc for his country. A Gentleman adorn'd with all the virtues of Alcibiades, and untainted...by any of his vices ; of high birth, capable of any bufinefs, full of wifdom, a great Commander at fea and land, L 4 and and alfo learned and eloquent,...
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Peerage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account ..., Band 2

Arthur Collins - 1756
...three " fire-fhips, at length being over-powered with numbers, fell a " facrifice for his country. A gentleman adorned with all the '* virtues of Alcibiades,...any of his vices ; of " high birth, capable of any bufinefs, full of wifdom, a great " commander at lea and land, and alfo learned and eloquent, " affable,...
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Memoirs of the Protectorate-house of Cromwell: Deduced from an Early ..., Band 2

Mark Noble - 1784 - 544 Seiten
...Bifhop Parker, with juftice fays, * he * was. a gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alci' biades, and untainted by any of his vices, of high birth, * capable of any buiinefs, full of wifdom, a great com* mander at fea and hnd, and alfo learned and eloquent ; ' affable,...
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Lives of the British Admirals:: Containing a New and Accurate Naval ..., Band 2

John Campbell - 1785
...three " fire, (hips, at length, being overpowered with numbers, fell a " facrifice for his country ; a gentleman adorned with all the " virtues of Alcibiades,...any of his vices ; of '« high birth, capable of any bufinefs, full of wifdom, a great " commander at fea and land, and alfo learned and eloquent, " aiiable,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Band 7

Thomas Hood, John Harris - 1808
...Times, describes him as " a gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades, and untainted with any of his vices ; of high birth, capable of any business,...and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent." He married to Jemima, daughter of John, Lord Crew, by whom he had six sons aud four daughters : of...
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A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Huntingdon ...

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1808 - 250 Seiten
...Times, describes him as " a gentleman adorned with ell the virtues of Alcibiades, and untainted with any of his vices ; of high birth, capable of any business,...and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent." He .married to Jemima, daughter of John, Lord Crew, by whom he had six sons and four daughters ; of...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812
...beat off three fire ships, at length being overpowered with numbers, fell a sacrifice for his country. A gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades,...and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent." Sir Edward Walker gives him this character : b " He was," says he, " a person of extraordinary parts,...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Band 3

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...in the Royal James, May 28, 1672, in an engagement with the Dutch fleet, Bishop Parker pronounces, " a gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades,...and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent;" He was created Earl of Sandwich at the Restoration, and honoured with the Order of the Garter. He was...
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A Biographical History of England: from Egbert the Great to the ..., Band 4

James Granger - 1824
...sacrifice for his country. A gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades, and untainted hy any of his vices; of high birth, capable of any business,...and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent." It was supposed by many, but unjustly, that the Duke of York did not support him as he might have done...
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The monuments and genii of st. Paul's cathedral and of Westminster abbey

George Lewis Smyth - 1826
...complained of, through the insertion of the following panegyrics in prose and verse:— " He was a man adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades, and untainted...of any business; full of wisdom; a great commander by land as well as by sea; learned and eloquent; affable, liberal, and magnificent. Adorn'd with titles,...
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