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" He wrote against Popery, and embraced it ; he was a zealous opposer of the Court, and a sacrifice for it... "
A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland ... - Page 191
by Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - 1806
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1801
...DIGBY, EARL OF BRISTOL, Born in Madrid, 1612 : died, 1676. " A singular person, " (says lord Orford) whose life was one contradiction. He " wrote against...opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it : was con" scientiously converted, in the midst of his prosecution of " lord Strafford, and was most unconscientiously...
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Specimens of the early English poets,: to which is prefixed an historical ...

George Ellis - Poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...EARL OF BRISTOL, Was born in Madrid, 1612 : died, 1070. " A singular person," says lord Oi ford, " whose life was one contradiction. He " wrote against...opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it: was con. " scientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of " lord Strafford, and was most unconscientiously...
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Specimens of the early English poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...embraced it : he was a zealous " opposer of the court, and a sacrifice for it : was con" scientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of " lord Strafford, and was most unconscientiously a prose" cutor of lord Clarendon. With great parts, he always " hurt himself and his friends ; with romantic...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - France - 1809
...jollities as he was pleased with.' (Continuation of his Life, p. 208.) Lord Orford says of him, that " his life was one contradiction. He wrote against popery,...was a zealous opposer of the court, and a sacrifice to it; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Strafford, and was most...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Walter Scott - English drama - 1810
...following pltiy. He was, as'Mr Wolpoic observe!, " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction. Be wrote against Popery, and embraced it ; he was a zealous...sacrifice for it : was conscientiously converted in the midit of his prosecution of Lord Straffbrd, and teas most unconscientiously a prosecutor of Lord Clarendon....
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...observes, " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction. He wrote against Papery, and t»braced it ; he was a zealous opposer of the Court, and a sacrifice for it : teal conscientiously eo»•oerled in the midst of his prosecution of Lord Straffbrd, and was most...
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Specimens of the early English poets: to which is prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...DIGBY, EARL OF BRISTOL, Was born in Madrid, 1 612: died, 1676. " A singular person," says lord Orford, " whose life was one contradiction. He " wrote against popery, and embraced it; he was a zealons " opposer of the court, and a. sacrifice for it ; was con" scientiously converted in the midst...
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker - Actors - 1812 - 478 pages
...Pant. 1809-10. DIGEY, GEOEGE, EAEL op BEISTOL. This author was, as Mr. Walpole observes, " a aingu" lar person, whose life was one " contradiction. He wrote...converted in " the midst of his prosecution of " Lord Stra fiord, and was most " unConscientiously a prosecutor of " Lord Clarendon. With great " parts,...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812 - 404 pages
...contradiction. He wrote against ' poperv, and embraced it ; he ' was a zealous opposer of the ' coi.rt, and a sacrifice for it; ' was conscientiously converted...his prosecution of " Lord Strafford, and was most " unconscientiouslya prosecutor of " Lord Clarendon. With great ' parts, he always hurt himself ' and...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...30th, 1676, and was buried there. Of George Dighy, Earl of Bristol, Lord Orford speaks, as " a singular person, whose life was one contradiction. He wrote against Popery, and embraced it; he was a zealous opposcr of the Court, and a sacrifice for it; was conscientiously converted in the midst of his prosecution...
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