The addresses here presented are placed on record rather for their biographical interest, than to do honor to the dead.
Though the collection is historically and biographically valuable, it contains for every interesting portrait three or four dull ones, and thus becomes something of a weariness.
Hallenberg's History of Gustavus Adolphus; Fryxell's History of Sweden, translated by Mary Howitt; Dreysen's Life of Gustavus Adolphus; S.R. Gardiner's Thirty Years' War; Schiller's Thirty Years' War; Schiller's Wallenstein, translated by Coleridge; Dr. Foster's Life of Wallenstein; Colonel Mitchell's Life of Gustavus Adolphus; Lord F. Egerton's Life and Letters of Wallenstein; Chapman's History of Gustavus Adolphus; Biographie Universelle; Article in Encyclopaedia Britannica on Sweden; R.C. Trench's Social Aspects of the Thirty Years' War; Heydenreich's Life of Gustavus Adolphus.
According to the first of these biographies, Hatan, after his defeat by Liting on the river Kui lui (Kuilar?),
BIOGRAPHIES.--Young children enjoy literature for its own sake, and take little interest in the personality of the writer; but as they grow older, pleasure in the work of an author arouses an interest in the writer himself.
Notice biographique sur Roland Delattre.
Biographische Notizen ueber Joseph Haydn.
16, 221 note); A. Krohn (1840-89), Sokrates und Xenophon, 1874, Der platonische Staat, 1876, Die platonische Frage, 1878--on Krohn, an obituary by Falckenberg in the Biographisches Jahrbuch fuer Alterthumskunde, Jahrg.
A witty writer and one who has biographized the Dutch poets with some severity, but much talent, says-- Spell--"Wereld "--so sets up Siegenbeek, and then Comes Bilderdyk, and flings it down again.
Quod Probus Persii Greek: biographos virginali verecundia Persium fuisse dicit, ego, &c. 815.
Moreover, each of the three writers, Bond, Defoe, and Eliza Haywood, already identified with the Campbell pamphlets was perfectly capable of passing off fiction as feigned biography.
Biog'raphy, as spelled, not beography.
Without going deeply into the scientific history of the successive steps which led up to the invention of the telegraph, I shall quote a few sentences from a long paper written by the late Professor E.N. Horsford, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and included in Mr. Prime's biography:-- "What was needed to the original conception of the Morse recording telegraph?
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Is there an affinity to be found between the modern Barhus and the Barhuns of Chingis Khan's biography?--and is it to be supposed, that in the course of time, they spread from Lake Baikal to the Hing'an range?
Indian Biography.--"Colonel Haines also wishes you to unite with him and myself, in writing a series of sketches of celebrated Indians."
BIOGRAPHY.--DUPUY DE LOME--With portrait.
In the former case, we have the marked events, which are, as it were, the stepping-stones of biography,--events belonging to the narrative of the time,--and the individual receives a reflected light from many men and things.
I. BIOGRAPHY.--George W. Whistler, C.E.--By Professor G.L. VOSE.--Full biography of the eminent railroad engineer.
This honour--such is the word--was acknowledged by Mr. Lockhart, in a speech worth any two chapters in the whole range of British Biography;--it was clear and concise--vigorous and picturesque--and abounding with anecdote.
Goldsmith said of biography:--'It furnishes us with an opportunity of giving advice freely and without offence.... Counsels as well as compliments are best conveyed in an indirect and oblique manner, and this renders biography as well as fable a most convenient vehicle for instruction.
New Readings in Biography.--Originally published in The Scots Observer in 1889.
Splendid Biography.--Richard Neville, the Great Earl of Warwick and Salisbury, was well known in history by the appellation of the King Maker.
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As representatives of the men and women who have done such capital work, who have fronted every hazard and hardship and labored in the scientific spirit, and who have added greatly to our fund of geographic, biologic, and ethnographic knowledge, I may mention Miss Snethlage and Herr Karl von den Steinen.
Indeed, the mass of biological facts has been so greatly increased, and the range of biological speculation has been so vastly widened, by the researches of the geologist and palaeontologist, that it is to be feared there are naturalists in existence who look upon geology as Brindley regarded rivers. "
The womanly woman and the manly man, those ideals of the Victorians, which crumbled before the attack of the Ibsenites, Strindbergians and Shavians in the nineties, but which must be recognized as quite valid biologically, are the masterpieces of these interstitial cells when in their perfection.
BARCROFT, J. SEE Ergebnisse der Physiologie, Biologischen Chemie und Experimentellen Pharmakologie.
I would not only go over to Imperialism, but I would attempt to biologise Imperialism.
It would perhaps more often exist if part of all scientific education were given to such a study of the lives of scientific men as would reveal their mental history as well as their discoveries, if, for instance, the young biologist were set to read the correspondence between Darwin and Lyell, when Lyell was preparing to abandon the conclusions on which his great reputation was based, and suspending his deepest religious convictions, in the cause of a truth not yet made clear.
CHAPTER III THE DRAMA (1) Biologists tell us that the hybrid--the product of a variety of ancestral stocks--is more fertile than an organism with a direct and unmixed ancestry; perhaps the analogy is not too fanciful as the starting-point of a study of Elizabethan drama, which owed its strength and vitality, more than to anything else, to the variety of the discordant and contradictory elements of which it was made up.
MILLS, LEWIS H. Activities for Dynamic biology.
~A Discovery in Biology.~ I think I know what Cupid is: Bacteria Amoris; And when he's fairly at his work, He causes dolor cordis.
What Christ did for theology, Darwin did for biology,--he democratized it.
BIOLOGY.--Sponges.--The growth and life history of sponges.--Report of a recent lecture at the London Royal Institution by Dr. R. VON LEDENFELD.
They had been written on the lined stationery of Evelyn's employer, a biomedical company.
The biometric method concerned itself with externals, with, as it were, symptoms.
There would be statisticians, trained in biometrics, to criticize and compare data obtained.
Professor Pearson and the other writers in the periodical Biometrika have measured innumerable beech leaves, snails' tongues, human skulls, etc.
See Bion (p. 65), 'and another, from behind him, with his wings is fanning Adonis.'
The next-ensuing passages come from the Elegy of Moschus for Bion:-- 'Ye flowers, now in sad clusters breathe yourselves away.
The night had come on before Biona was gained, and I had to knock long and loud upon the door of the cure's house before it was opened.
Or see men wholly devote to God, churchmen, professed divines, holy men, "to make the trumpet of the gospel the trumpet of war," a company of hell-born Jesuits, and fiery-spirited friars, facem praeferre to all seditions: as so many firebrands set all the world by the ears (I say nothing of their contentious and railing books, whole ages spent in writing one against another, and that with such virulency and bitterness, Bionaeis sermonibus et sale nigro), and by their bloody inquisitions, that in thirty years, Bale saith, consumed 39 princes, 148 earls, 235 barons, 14,755 commons; worse than those ten persecutions, may justly doubt where is charity?
It is possible that this image of a flock and a herdsman is consequent upon the phrase in the Elegy of Moschus for Bion--'Bion the herdsman is dead' (p. 65).
Footnote 5: "E' suoi capelli a se sciolse di testa, Che n'avea molti la dama gioconda; Ed, abbracciato il cavalier con festa, Tutto il coperse de la treccia bionda: Cosi, nascosi entrambi di tal vesta, Uscir' di quella fonte e la bell' onda."
Footnote 8: All this description of the females bathing is in the highest taste of the voluptuous; particularly the latter part: "Qual mattutina stella esce de l'onde Rugiadosa e stillante: o come fuore Spunto nascendo gia da le feconde Spume de l'ocean la Dea d'Amore: Tale apparve costei: tal le sue bionde Chiome stillavan cristallino umore.
Exeunt BAPTISTA, GREMIO, BIONDELLO, and ATTENDENTS TRANIO.
BIONDEL'LO, one of the servants of Lucentio the future husband of Bianca (sister of "the shrew").
(Egyptian) Biondetti, Surgeon 233rd Battalion. (
This head, however, does not seem characteristic of Christ; it wants the gravity, the soft melancholy and unassuming meekness of the great Reformer: in short, from the vivid fire of the eyes and the too great self-complacency of the countenance, it gave me rather the idea Del biondo Dio che in Tessalia si adora.