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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ... - Page 152
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 2

Robert Shiells - 1753
...told him that he might have eafe but no remedy, he ufed thefe exprefllons. ' I mall 4 .be glad then to find a hole to creep out of the * world at ;' which are reported to be his laft fenfible words, and his lying fome days followin a ftate of ftupefaftion, feemed to be...
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The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American ..., Volume 3

James Hardie - Biography - 1802
...intimations were given, that he might have ease but no remedy, he used this remarkable expression, " I should be glad to find a hole to creep out of the world at" — which were reported to have been his last sensible words. There have been few persons, whose writings have...
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A Bibliographical Dictionary; Containing a Chronological Account ... of ...

Adam Clarke - Bibliography - 1803
...life. — He could not endure the mention of death, and could not bear to be left alone. " I ehall be glad to find a hole to creep out of the world at," were the last sensible words he was beard to utter. Hundred. HODIUS de Bibliorum textibus originalibus,...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...not be cured, and the best to be expected was a little ease for the present, he said " then I shall be glad to find a hole to creep out of the world at." He died at Hardwicke in Derbyshire, December 4, 1679. It was his ruling maxim to "suffer for no cause...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1814
...when intimations were given that he might have ease, but no remedy, he used this expression, ' I shall be glad to find a hole to creep out of the world at ;' which are reported to have been his last sensible words ; and his lying some days following in a silent stupefaction, did seem owing to...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1814
...year. Wood tells us, that after his physician gave him no hopes of a cure, he said, " Then I shall be glad to find a hole to creep out of the world at." He observes also, that his not desiring a minister, to receive the sacrament before he died, ought...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 18

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...year. Wood tells us, that after his physician gave him no hopes of a cure, he said, " Then I shall be glad to find a hole to creep out of the world at." He observes also, that his not desiring a minister, to receive the sacrament before he died, ought...
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Parker and Marvell. D'Avenant and a club of wits. The paper wars of the ...

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1814
...of Genius ! One of his last expression's, when informed of the approaches of death, was, " I shall be glad to find a hole to creep out of the world at." — Every thing was seen in a little way by this great man ; who, having reasoned himself into an abject...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 11

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...intimations were given, that he might have eafe, but no remedy, he ufed this exprefiion, I fhall be plad to find a hole to creep out of the world at ;' which are reported to hare been hia laft fenfible words ; and his lying fome days following in a filcnt ftupcfaftion, did...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1824
...hare ease, but that there was no prospect of recovery, he used this expression, " I shall be glad then to find a hole to creep out of the world at," which wera his last sensible words; after which he continued a few days in a state of silent stupefaction,...
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