A literary and biographical history, or bibliographical dictionary, of the English Catholics from the breach with Rome, in 1534, to the present time Volume 2
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A literary and biographical history, or bibliographical dictionary, of the English Catholics from the breach with Rome, in 1534, to the present time Volume 2

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Nazareth College LibraryMich.Nazareth,NoReceivedClass No..FromSOLO BYTHOMAS BAKER,Newman72 Street,ALITERARY AND BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY,ORBIBLIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARYOF THEENGLISH CATHOLICS.1ALITERARY AND BIOGRAPHICALHISTORY,BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARYOF THEENGLISH CATHOLICS.FROMTHE BREACH WITH IN THETOROME, 1534,PRESENT TIME." There is a in all men'shistory lives,the nature of the times deceas'd."FiguringSHAKESPEARE,Hen. Part II. Act iii. Scene i.IV.,BYGILLOW.JOSEPHVOL. II.BURNS & GATES.NEW YORK:LONDON:CATHOLIC PUBLICATIONGRANVILLE MANSIONS,=8 ORCHARD W.STREET, B^STREET.PREFACE.the EditorIN this second volume to the begspublicpresentingthe favourable extendedto warmly receptionacknowledge veryand to return his thanks for the usefulto its manypredecessor,it. Certain defects incriticisms which have been passed uponhad beenthe out in these criticisms,system, pointed alreadyreaderamended in the volume. them thepresent Amongstwill not fail to observe a difference in the use of the antiqueand in the mode of with the lives. In order todealingtype,facilitate a series of catch-letters has been introducedreference,the head of each In the theat page. bibliographical partsdistinction between works under notice and thoseby personsto them is and themore marked ;merely relating clearlybeen treatedhave more and atbiographies carefully greaterSome of with their severalthem,length. bibliographicalwill be found to extend to as much as ...

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Nazareth College Library Mich.Nazareth, No Received Class No. .From SOLO BY THOMAS BAKER, Newman72 Street, A LITERARY AND BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY, OR BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH CATHOLICS. 1 A LITERARY AND BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY, BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH CATHOLICS. FROM THE BREACH WITH IN THETOROME, 1534, PRESENT TIME. " There is a in all men'shistory lives, the nature of the times deceas'd."Figuring SHAKESPEARE, Hen. Part II. Act iii. Scene i.IV., BY GILLOW.JOSEPH VOL. II. BURNS & GATES. NEW YORK:LONDON: CATHOLIC PUBLICATIONGRANVILLE MANSIONS, =8 ORCHARD W.STREET, B^STREET. PREFACE. the EditorIN this second volume to the begspublicpresenting the favourable extendedto warmly receptionacknowledge very and to return his thanks for the usefulto its manypredecessor, it. Certain defects incriticisms which have been passed upon had beenthe out in these criticisms,system, pointed already readeramended in the volume. them thepresent Amongst will not fail to observe a difference in the use of the antique and in the mode of with the lives. In order todealingtype, facilitate a series of catch-letters has been introducedreference, the head of each In the theat page. bibliographical parts distinction between works under notice and thoseby persons to them is and themore marked ;merely relating clearly been treatedhave more and atbiographies carefully greater Some of with their severalthem,length. bibliographical will be found to extend to as much as nineteenaddenda, pages, Inas in the case of Gardiner and of theBishop poet Dryden. instances has been taken to introduce themany opportunity histories of and miscellaneousmissions, schools, colleges, Catholic and memoirs areinstitutions, frequently subsidiary which do not come within the limitsgiven strictly general laid down for the work. It be mentioned that in the firstmay the letters A to there are sixvolume, comprising C, nearly hundred and two thousand notices.biographical bibliographical In the volume there are about three hundred andpresent thirty of the former and seventeen of the latter. Thesehundred VI PREFACE. are exclusive of memoirs and the record offigures subsidiary later of all distinct workseditions, include, course,though they mentioned in connection with the bibliography. The of the was theCatholics originalliterary history English idea of the this would have beenbutwork, imperfectlyvery rendered The lives of eminent andwithout the biographies. even of obscure men not un throw considerable frequently light on the theand without them merecontroversies,great descrip tion of a work could its This isno true idea ofgive purport. the case thein to controversies within Catholicnotably regard at thewhether frombody, arising political intrigue aiming of occasioned differan ordisorganization oppressed party, by andence of on of ecclesiasticalopinion questions discipline doctrine. There is in a and clear statealways difficulty making just ment of the in in a work in whichquestion dispute, particularly it is to be brief and concise. in theStill,imperative opinion of the it is better not to to hide the fact thatwriter, appear such have but rather to them witharisen,disputes approach frankness and It has been the writer's endeavourimpartiality. to show no in these toparty feeling contests, suppress nothing, and to confine himself as far as to the statementpossible plain of with criticisms drawn from the most reliable authorifacts, ties on each side. If of an nature arequotations aggressive the motive for their insertion has beenoccasionally introduced, to make understood the animus of theclearly contending and the of actions which would be uninparties, bearing many without to and account for them.telligible something explain In this a truer of bewriters obtained,way appreciation may and the reader of the value ofenabled to for himselfjudge which are when a statement isauthorities, always quoted advanced. In a work of this on the writer'sas it doesnature, depending