Life and works of Thomas Sprat. by George Jacob

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Sprat was the close friend and literary executor of Cowley, and his An Account of the Life and Writings of Mr. Abraham Cowley () was the first biography of a writer attempting to show the interrelation between the poet’s life and personality and his works.

Although he referred to the charm and interest of Cowley’s letters, he considered. Sprat was the close friend and literary executor of Cowley, and his An Account of the Life and Writings of Mr. Abraham Cowley () was the first biography of a writer attempting to show the interrelation between the poet’s life and personality and his works.

The Poetical Works Of Abraham Cowley: In Four Volumes. From The Text Of Dr. Sprat, &c With The Life Of The Author.

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A Sermon Preach'd Before the Queen, at St. James's Chapel, on Good-Friday, April by Thomas Sprat, by Thomas Sprat | Hardcover. SPRAT, THOMAS (ster, Dorset, Life and works of Thomas Sprat. book, d. Bromley. Kent, England, 20 May ) history of science.

Sprat was one of several children born to Thomas Sprat, a poor parish curate who held B.A. and M.A. degrees from Oxford, and his wife, who was the daughter of a Mr. Strode of Parnham, this “obscure birth and education in a far distant country,” as he later described. Some account of the life and writings of the Right Reverend in God, Thomas Sprat, D.D.

late Lord Bishop of Rochester, and Dean of Westminster: with a copy of his last will and testament (Book) The image of Restoration science: the frontispiece to Thomas Sprat's History of.

Contents. Life; Works; Family; Notes; References; External links; Life. Sprat was born at Beaminster, Dorset, and educated at Wadham College, Oxford, where he held a fellowship from to Having taken orders he became a prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral in In the preceding year he had gained a reputation by his poem To the Happie Memory of the most Renowned Prince Oliver, Lord.

Thomas Sprat ( - 20 May ) was an English poet and Anglican divine, and a biographer of poet Abraham Cowley. Sprat was born at Beaminster, Dorset, and educated at Oxford, was a mathematician, and one of the group of scientific men among whom the Royal Society, of which he was 1 of the 1st members and the historian, had its origin.

He wrote a Life of his friend Cowley the poet, and. COWLEY'S LIFE; WORKS OF REFERENCE; Close section An Account of the LIFE AND WRITINGS OF Mr ABRAHAM COWLEY. Written to Mr M. CLIFFORD. DRYDEN ON COWLEY; ADDISON ON COWLEY; POPE ON COWLEY From the Epistle to Augustus, ; JOHNSON ON COWLEY From Lives of the Poets, ; COWPER ON COWLEY From The Task, Book IV,   Thomas Hobbes, born in Westport, England, on April 5,was known for his views on how humans could thrive in harmony while avoiding the perils and fear of societal conflict.

Thomas Sprat, FRS ( – 20 May ) was an English churchman, Life and works of Thomas Sprat. book of Rochester from Life. Sprat was born at Beaminster, Dorset, and educated at Wadham College, Oxford, where he held a fellowship from to Having taken orders he became a prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral in In the preceding year he had gained a reputation by his poem To the Happie Memory of the most.

The works of Cowley were collected inwhen Thomas Sprat brought out an edition in folio, to which he prefixed a life of the poet. There were many reprints of this collection, which formed the standard edition tillwhen it was superseded by Alexander Balloch Grosart 's privately printed edition in two volumes, for the Chertsey.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Thomas Sprat (Sprat, Thomas, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Sprat, Thomas, The History of the Royal Society of London, For the Improving of Natural Knowledge (London: Printed for T.

Knapton et al., ) (multiple formats at ) Sprat, Thomas, The Rye House Plot: Being His Majesty's. SPRAT, THOMAS (–), bishop of Rochester and dean of Westminster, born in at Beaminster in Dorset, as he states in his ‘Sermon before the Natives of Dorset, 8 Dec.

’ (p. 38), was son of Thomas Sprat, minister of that parish, who is said to have married a daughter of Mr. Strode of Parnham. A job is never just a job.

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Works about Sprat "Thomas Sprat" in The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: with Critical Observations on their Works (), by Samuel Johnson, Volume 2, pp "Sprat, Thomas," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (–) in 63 vols.

"Sprat, Thomas," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., ). Separate title-pages dated for "The Mistress", "Pindarique Odes", and "Davideis, a Sacred Poem". Also with "An Account of the Life & Writings of Mr.

Abraham Cowley Written to Mr. Clifford" signed T. Sprat [Thomas Sprat, ]. A very good copy. Size: Small Folio. Seller Inventory # Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tickell, Thomas, Poetical works of Thomas Tickell.

London, printed for C. Cooke, [?] (OCoLC) L. Martin (ed.), Abraham Cowley: Poetry & Prose: With Thomas Sprat's Life and Observations by Dryden, Addison, Johnson and others Contents Close section Front Matter.

Sprat's major prose works are the Observations upon Monsieur de Sorbier's Voyage into England (London, ), a satirical reply to the strictures on Englishmen in Samuel de Sorbière's book Relation d'un voyage en Angleterre (Paris, ), and a History of the Royal Society of London (London, ), which Sprat had helped to found.

The History of the Royal Society elaborates the scientific Born:Beaminster, Dorset. This book is devoted to a renowned image of 17th-century science, namely the frontispiece to Thomas Sprat’s book on the newly formed Royal Society.

Founded inthis was the first European learned society devoted to science. Its fellows included luminaries such as Robert Boyle, Robert Hooke, Isaac Newton and Christopher Wren. Book Description. This book is about a single image - the frontispiece to Thomas Sprat’s History of the Royal-Society of London ().

Designed by John Evelyn, and etched by Wenceslaus Hollar, it is arguably the best-known representation of seventeenth-century English science. In Thomas Sprat executor of Cowley, and his An Account of the Life and Writings of Mr.

Abraham Cowley () was the first biography of a writer attempting to show the interrelation between the poet’s life and personality and his works.

Although he referred to the. In which I venture into original material, in the form of Thomas Sprat’s “History of the Royal Society of London, for the improving of Natural Knowledge“.

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Thomas Sprat (bap. ) was born in Beaminster, Dorset to his father, Thomas Sprat, and mother, name unknown.

Receiving a great deal of education at Wadham College, Oxford (and Cambridge in ), he was eventually elected as a fellow of Wadham from June to March and later as a catechist in December History of the Royal Society Thomas Sprat Snippet view - View all» References to this book.

Spreading the Word: Groundings in the Philosophy of Language Simon Blackburn No preview available - Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge Eilean Hooper-Greenhill No preview available - Thomas Sprat wrote in his “History of Royal Society of London,” text that “they have exacted from all their members a close, naked, natural way of speaking,” they being the royal society.

What this means is that the members had a vernacular that was mostly understood by “wits or scholars,” and in a society that wants to share their knowledge–not boast–they ought to have the.

This is not even a book about a single book, but a book about a single image belonging to a book, taking microhistory to a new order of magnification in bibliographical l Hunter's investigation shows that Wenceslaus Hollar's frontispiece to Thomas Sprat's apologia for the Royal Society was originally intended for a book by John Beale, ‘Lord Bacon's Elogyes &c’, which was Author: Roger Gaskell.

The original observations were adressed to King Louis XIV with an aim to influence him to support a French academy of science.

It is an often critical account that gives a view into England's intellectual life at the time. Thomas Sprat's observations show his sensitivity to Sorbière's work and attacks the thoughts Sorbière presents. Thomas Sprat (–) [Thomas Sprat was born at Tallaton, Devon, in ; he became a commoner of Wadham College, Oxford, under the famous Dr John Wilkins, inand a Fellow in On the death of Cromwell he wrote an Ode in the manner of Cowley, and, as he supposed, of Pindar, which was published along with two poems on the same.

Resources by Thomas Sprat () Some account of the life and writings of the Right Reverend Father in God, Thomas Sprat, D.D.

late Lord Bishop of Rochester, and Dean of Westminster. With a true copy of his last will and testament Sprat, Thomas, [ Book: ] At State Library VIC. THOMAS CRANMER, ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY 13 An Homily of Good Works SIR THOMAS ELYOT 14 The Book named the Governor HUGH LATIMER l6 'The Sermon of the Plough' WILLIAM TYNDALE VJ Translation of the Pentateuch: Prologue to Leviticus THE ENGLISH BIBLE: I l8 Genesis THE ENGLISH BIBLE: II 19 i Corinthians WILLIAM ROPER 21 The Life of.

Life and Writings of Thomas Sprat, London, ; C. Sonnichsen, 'The Life and Works of Thomas Sprat', unpublished Harvard University Ph.D. thesis (AAT ); R. Cluett, 'These seeming mysteries: the mind and style of Thomas Sprat ()', unpublished Columbia University Ph.D.

thesis (AAT ). Abraham Cowley, Thomas Sprat (). “The works of Mr. Abraham Cowley : Consisting of those which were formerly printed; and those which he design'd for.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Abraham Cowley (Cowley, Abraham, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article. Cowley, Abraham, Cowley's Essays (Gutenberg text) Cowley, Abraham, The Third Part of the Work of Mr.

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Sprat's empiricist portrayal of Christ contrasts with Sir Thomas Browne's rationalist view that Christ had appealed to man's reason rather than to his senses; The works of Sir Thomas Browne (ed. by Sir Keynes, Geoffrey), new edn., 4 vols., London,ii, Sprat's portrayal thus reflects his own epistemological and methodological bias, as Cited by:.

Page 58 - This custom was observed once, if not twice, a week in term time, till they were scattered by the miserable distractions of that fatal year, till the continuance of their meetings there might have made them run the hazard of the fate of Archimedes: for then the.

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