intemperate+habits

  • 1 intemperate habits — See intemperance; habitual intemperance …

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  • 2 Pennsylvania — • One of the thirteen original United States of America Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pennsylvania     Pennsylvania     † …

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  • 3 drink — I. v. n. 1. Take a drink, quench one s thirst. 2. Tipple, tope, be a drunkard, be a toper, be intemperate (in the use of spirituous liquors), be of intemperate habits, take a drop too much. 3. Carouse, revel, indulge in a drinking bout. II. v. a …

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  • 4 James Gillray — James Gillray, sometimes spelled Gilray (born August 13, 1757 in Chelsea; died June 1, 1815), was a British caricaturist and printmaker famous for his etched political and social satires, mainly published between 1792 and 1810. TOC Early life His …

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  • 5 William Maginn — (1794‑1842), journalist and miscellaneous writer, born at Cork, became a contributor to Blackwood s Magazine , and after moving to London in 1824 became for a few months the Paris correspondent to The Representative , a paper started by J. Murray …

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  • 6 John Dunmore Lang — (25 August 1799 ndash; 8 August 1878), Australian Presbyterian clergyman, writer, politician and activist, was the first prominent advocate of an independent Australian nation and of Australian republicanism.Background and FamilyLang was born… …

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  • 7 Malcolm Fraser (surveyor) — For the former Prime Minister of Australia, see Malcolm Fraser. Sir Malcolm Fraser KCMG 2nd Surveyor General of Western Australia …

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  • 8 William Babell — (or Babel) (1689/1690 23 September 1723) was an English musician, composer and prolific arranger of vocal music for harpsichord. LifeHe received his musical training from his father, Charles Babel, a bassoonist in the Drury Lane orchestra, Johann …

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  • 9 Irish Jamaican — is a Jamaican person who is of Irish descent.Irish in the 1600sThe Irish arrived in Jamaica over 350 years ago in the mid 1600s at the time of British Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell s capture of Jamaica. When British Admirals Penn and Venables… …

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  • 10 Barnes, Thomas — ▪ British journalist born Sept. 16, 1785, London, Eng. died May 7, 1841, London       British journalist who as editor of The Times (Times, The) for many years established its reputation and founded a tradition of independent journalism.… …

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  • 11 Devil's Acre — The Devil s Acre with the Palace of Westminster in the background, in an 1872 illustration by Gustave Doré. The illustration shows the Devil s Acre some years into the slum clearance, with the courtyard of small low lying houses surrounded by… …

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  • 12 BOSWELL, JAMES —    the biographer of Johnson, born at Edinburgh, showed early a penchant for writing and an admiration for literary men; fell in with Johnson on a visit to London in 1763, and conceived for him the most devoted regard; made a tour with him to the …

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  • 13 COOKE, GEORGE FREDERICK —    an actor, famous for his representation of Richard III.; stood in his day next to Kemble in spite of his intemperate habits (1756 1811) …

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  • 14 PORSON, RICHARD —    eminent Greek scholar, born in Norfolk; was a prodigy of learning and critical acumen; edited the plays of Æschylus and four of Euripides, but achieved little in certification to posterity of his ability and attainments; was a man of slovenly… …

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  • 15 Boswell —    , BOSWELLIZE    James Boswell (1740 1795) has been regarded as the foremost biographer in English literature. His great masterpiece was The Life of Samuel Johnson, the great compiler of the English dictionary. Thomas Macaulay ranked the… …

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  • 16 drinking — n. Tippling, toping, intemperate habits …

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  • 17 Maginn, William — (1793 1842)    Journalist and miscellaneous writer, b. at Cork, became a contributor to Blackwood s Magazine, and afterwards foreign correspondent to The Representative, a paper started by J. Murray, the publisher, and when its short career was… …

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  • 18 Mangan, James Clarence — (1803 1849)    Poet, b. at Dublin, s. of a small grocer, was brought up in poverty, and received most of his education from a priest who instructed him in several modern languages. He then became a lawyer s clerk, and was later an assistant in… …

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  • 19 Parnell, Thomas — (1679 1718)    Poet, b. and ed. in Dublin, took orders in 1700, and was Vicar of Finglas and Archdeacon of Clogher. The death of his young wife in 1706 drove him into intemperate habits. He was a friend of Swift and Pope, a contributor to the… …

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  • 20 Porson, Richard — (1759 1808)    Scholar, s. of the parish clerk of E. Ruston, Norfolk, was distinguished from childhood by a marvellous tenacity of memory which attracted the attention of the curate of the parish, who ed. him, after which he was sent by a… …

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