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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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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 Seiten
...following panegyrics in prose and verse : — " He was a man adorned with all the virtues of Alcibudes, and untainted by any of his vices ; of high birth, capable of My business ; full of wisdom ; a great commander by land as well ai by sea ; learned and eloquent ;...
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Historical inquiries respecting the character of Edward Hyde, earl of Clarendon

George James Welbore Agar- Ellis (1st baron Dover.) - 1827 - 182 Seiten
...coat, and was taken up, embalmed, and buried with great honour. Bishop Parker calls Lord Sandwich " A gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades,...great commander at sea and land, and also learned and me, by a displeasure which my Lord Chancellor did show to him last night against me, in the highest...
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Historical Inquires Respecting the Character of Edward Hyde, Earl of ...

George James Welbore Agar-Ellis Dover (1st baron) - 1827 - 182 Seiten
...coat, and was taken up, embalmed, and buried with great honour. Bishop Parker calls Lord Sandwich " A gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades,...great commander at sea and land, and also learned and me, by a displeasure which my Lord Chancellor did show to him last night against me, in the highest...
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The Log Book, Or, Nautical Miscellany

Old Sailor - 1830 - 498 Seiten
...beat off three fire-ships, at length being overpowered with numbers fell a sacrifice to his country. A gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades...commander at sea and land, and also learned and eloquent, and affable, liberal, and magnificent," The following poetic tribute to his name, which conveys a very...
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Lives of the British admirals, and naval history of Great Britain, chiefly ...

John Campbell - 1841
...off three fire-ships, at length being overpowered with numbers, fell a sacrifice for lii< country; a gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades,...of any business, full of wisdom, a great commander &t sea and land, and also learned and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent." Gerard Brandt,...
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Black's Guide to the South-western Counties of England: Dorsetshire

1862 - 417 Seiten
...in the great fight at Solebay, 28th May 1672, and whom Bishop Burnet has finely characterized as " a gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades,...commander at sea and land, and also learned and eloquent, alfable, liberal, and magnificent ;" his wife, the Countess of Sandwich ; their daughter, Ann Montague...
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Black's Guide to Devonshire

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - 1864
...in the great fight at Solebay, 28th May 1672, and whom Bishop Burnet has finely characterized as " a gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades,...and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent;" his wife, the Countess of Sandwich ; 'their daughter, Ann Montague ; and her husband, Sir Richard Edgcumbe,...
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The warriors of our wooden walls and their victories. With additions and ...

J Bradshawe Walker - 1864
...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 untainted by any of his vices. Of high birth, yet capable of any business ; full of wisdom, a great commander by sea and land, and also learned and...
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Beeton's Historical romances, daring deeds, and animal stories, ed. by S.O ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1871 - 1092 Seiten
...was that of her gallant admiral, Montague, Earl of Sandwich, whom Bishop Burnet characterises 03 " a gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades,...and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent." lie had many enemies in Charles II. 's court, and Evelyn hints that he was sacrificed to their prido...
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England on the Sea; Or, The Story of the British Navy: Its Decisive ..., Band 1

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1885
...deserved, the Earl being one of the best and bravest seamen of his time. Bishop Parker describes him as ' a gentleman adorned with all the virtues of Alcibiades,...and eloquent, affable, liberal, and magnificent.' Like all the actions at sea between Dutchmen and Englishmen, this battle of Solebay was a most murderous...
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