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See NAGLER, "Allgemeines Kunstler-Leiikoo."

Quarin, kwa-reen', (JOSEPH,) a German physician,
born at Vienna in 1733. He gained distinction by
his writings on Fevers and Inflammations, (1774.) 3
became first physician to the emperor Joseph II. Died
in 1814.

Quarles, kworlz, (FRANCIS,) a quaint but popular
English poet, born in Essex in 1592. He was secretary
to Archbishop Usher before 1641, and was then deprived
of his situation by the Irish rebellion. In the civil war
he favoured the royalist party. His most popular poem
is entitled "Emblems," (1635,) and has been often re-
printed. Among his other works are "Divine Poems,"
" Hadassa," and a " History of Samson." " We find in
Quarles," says Headley, "original imagery, striking

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sentiment, fertility of expression, and happy combina-
tions." Died in 1644.

See "Retrospective Review," vol. v., (1822:) WOOD, "Athens
Oxonienses;" ALLIBONE, "Dictionary of Authors. 1

Quart'ley, (ARTHUR,) an American artist, born at
Paris, France, in 1839. He lived in Baltimore, and
taught himself the art of painting. In 1875 he removed
to New York, where he was chosen an associate of the
National Academy of Design. His principal pictures
are marine and coast views. " A Storm off the Isles of
Shoals" has been called his best picture. Died in 1886.

Quatrefages de Breau, de, deh kitR'flzh' deh bRo
(JEAN Louis ARMAND,) a French naturalist, born in the
department of Card in 1810. He became professor of
anatomy and ethnology at the Museum of Natusal His-
tory, Paris. His favourite science was zoology. He
wrote numerous works, among which are " Souvenirs
of a Naturalist," (1854,) "Crania Ethnica," (1875-
82,) " L'Espece humaine," (1877,) " Les Pygmees,"
(1887,) "Darwin et ses Precurseurs Frangais,"
(1892,) and "Theories Transfonnistes," (1892.)
Died January 12, 1892.

Quatremere, kitR'maiR', (TIENNE MARC,) an emi-
nent French Orientalist, born in Paris, July 12, 1782. He
was admitted into the Academy of Inscriptions in 1815,
and became professor of Hebrew, Syriac, etc. at the
College of France in 1819. Among his principal works
are " Researches on the Language and Literature of
Egypt," (1808,) "Geographical and Historical Memoirs
of Egypt," (2 vols., 1810.) and a " History of the Mon-
gols of Persia," (1836.) Died in 1857.

Quatremere de Quincy, kitR'maiR' deh kiN'se',
(ANTOINE CHRYSOSTOME,) a French archaeologist and
art-critic, was born in Paris in October, 1755. He pub-
lished the first volume of his " Dictionary of Architec-
ture" in 1788. In 1791 he was elected to the Legislative
Assembly, and in 1797 was condemned to deportation
as a royalist ; but he escaped. He was appointed in-
tendant of arts and public monuments in 1815, and
perpetual secretary of the Academy of Fine Arts in 1816.
Among his works are " Letters to Canova on the Elgin
Marbles," (1818,) an " Essay on the Nature, Object, and
Means of Imitation in the Fine Arts," (1823,) and a
" History of the Life and Works of Raphael," (1824.)
Died in 1849.

Quatremere-Disjonval, kitR'maiR' de'zhoN'vil',
(DENIS BERNARD,) a naturalist, born in Paris about
1754, was a brother o( Quatremere de Quincy. He was
very eccentric, and was confined for some years in an
asylum for the insane. Died in 1830.

Quatremere -Roissy, kftR'maiR' Rwa'se', (JEAN
NICOLAS,) a French writer of biography and tales, born
in Paris in 1754, was an uncle of Etienne Marc, above
noticed. Died in 1834.

Quattromani, kwat-tRo-ma'nee, (SERTORIO,) an Ital-
ian writer, born at Cosenza in 1541; died in 1611.

Quay, kwa, (MATTHEW STANLEY,) an American
politician, was born at Dillsburg, York county, Pennsyl-
vania, in 1833. He graduated at Jefferson College,
was admitted to the bar, took part in the civil war,
becoming colonel of volunteers, and was afterwards
private secretary to the Governor of Pennsylvania.
He was elected to the legislature in 1865, was secre-
tary of the Commonwealth 1872-78 and 1879-82,
recorder of Philadelphia 1878-79, and State treas-
urer 1885. He was elected United States Senator in
1885, and from that time forward held autocratic
control over the Republican party in Pennsylvania.
In 1899 he failed of a re-election, was tried for mis-
appropriation of public funds and acquitted, and was
appointed United States Senator by Governor Stone.
This appointment was rejected by the Senate in 1900.
What is called the "political machine" reached its
highest development in his able hands.

Queens'ber-ry, (WILLIAM DOUGLAS,) fourth DUKE
OF, and Earl of March, a Scottish peer, born about 1724,
was notorious for his vices. He became Duke of Queens-
berry about 1778, and inherited a large fortune. Died,
without issue, in 1810.

Queiros, de, da kaVr6s, or Quiros, de, da kee'ros,
(PEDRO FERNANDEZ,) a Spanish or Portuguese navi-
gator, born about 1560, commanded an exploring
expedition sent from Callao in 1605. He discovered
Tahiti, the New Hebrides, and other small islands of
the Pacific, and wrote a narrative of his voyage. Died
at Panama in 1614.

Quekett, kwek'et, (JOHN,) an English microscopist,
born in Somersetshire in 1815. He published a "Treat-
ise on the Use of the Microscope," and " Lectures on
Histology," (1854.) He succeeded Professor Owen as
conservator of the Hunterian Museum in London. Died
in 1861.

Quelen, de, deh k?h'18N', (HYACINTHE Louis,) a
French prelate, born in Paris in 1778. He became
Archbishop of Paris in 1821, and a member of the
French Academy in 1824. Died in 1839.

See HENRION, " Vie et Travaux de M. de Quelen," 1840 ; BKLL-
MARE, " M. de Quelen pendant dix Ans," 1840.

Quellinus. See QUELLYN.

Quellyn, kwdl-l!n', (ARTUS,) a Flemish sculptor, born
at Antwerp in 1630, was a nephew of Erasmus, noticed
below. Died in 1715.

Quellyn, [Lat. QUELLI'NUS,] (ERASMUS,) an eminent
Flemish painter of history and landscapes, born at Ant-
werp in 1607. His design, colour, and distribution of
light and shade are commended. Among his works
are a "Repose in Egypt," a "Last Supper," and "The
Guardian Angel." Died in 1678.

Quellyn, (JAN ERASMUS,) a son of the preceding,
was born at Antwerp in 1629 or 1630, and was a good
painter of history. He worked in his native city and
other towns of Flanders. A picture of "Christ healing
the Sick" is called his master-piece. "Some of his
works," says Descamps, "may be compared to those
of Paul Veronese." Died in 1715.

See DESCAMPS, "Vies des Peintres Flamands," etc.

Quenstedt, kweVstSt, (JoHANN ANDREAS,) a Ger-
man Lutheran theologian, born at Quedlinburg in 1617.
He was professor of theology at Wittenberg, and pub-
lished several works. Died in 1688.

Quental, do, do k?N-tal', (BARTHOLOMEW) a Por-
tuguese theologian, born in one of the Azores in 1626.
He was the author of works which are said to be well
written. Died in 1698.

Quentel or Quentell, kwJn'tel, (HEINRICH,) a cele-
brated printer of Cologne, flourished in the fifteenth

Quentin, kftN'taN', (NICOLAS,) a French painter, born
at Dijon, where he died in 1636.

Quer y Martinez, kaiR e maR-tee'n?th, (Jos*,) a
Spanish botanist, born at Perpignan in 1695. He pub-
lished a Flora of Spain according to the system of Tourne-
fort, "Flora Espanola, o Historia de las Plantas que
se crian en Espana," (6 vols., 1762-84.) He is said to
have been the first Spaniard who published a work on
Spanish plants. Died in 1764.

Querard, ki'rfR', (JOSEPH MARIE,) a French bibli-
ographer, born at Rennes in 1797. He published an
important work on French bibliography, entitled " La
France Litteraire, ou Dictionnaire bibliographique," (10
vols., 1826-42.) He left several unfinished works. Died
about December i, 1865.

See " Life and Works of J. M. Querard," by O. HAMST, London,
1867; QUERARD, "La France Litteraire," tome xi.

Querbeuf, de, deh keVbuf , (YVES MATHURIN MA-
RIE,) a French littirateur, born at Landerneau in 1726;
died about 1799.

Quercetanus, the Latin of DUCHESNE, which sec

Quercia, della, del'la kw R'chi, (JACOPO,) an able
Italian sculptor, born near Sienna about 1378. He
decorated the Duomo or Cathedral of Florence with
some bas-reliefs, and sculptured the ornaments of the
door-way of San Petronio at Bologna. Died in 1442.

Querenghi, kwa-rln'gee, (ANTONIO,) an Italian poet,
born at Padua in 1546. He was secretary of the Sacred
College at Rome under five popes. He wrote verses in
Latin and Italian. Died in 1633.

Querini, kwa-ree'nee, or Quirini, kwe-ree'nee, [Lat
Italian writer, born of a noble family at Venice in 1680.

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He published on the liturgy of the Greek Church a
work entitled " Officium Quadrigesimale Graecorum,"
(1721.) About 1722 he was made Archbishop of Corfu.
He was translated to the see of Brescia in 1728, soon
after which he became librarian of the Vatican. Among
his works are " Specimen of Brescian Literature,"
("Specimen Literaturae Brixianae," 1739,) and many
Latin Epistles, (1742-49.) Voltaire dedicated his " Semi-
ramis" to Querini, who was remarkable for his amiable
virtues. Died in 1755.

See his autobiography. "Commentaries de Rebus pertnientibus
ad A. M. Querinum," 2 vols., 1749; BRBITHAUPT. " Geschichte des
Cardinal Querini," 1752 ; C. F. HOFFMAN, '' Programma de Quirino
>753 SAMBUCA. " Lettera intorno alia Morte del Cardinal
' Biografia degli ItaJiani illustri ;" " Nou-

gloriosp," 1753 : SAMBUCA, "Le
Quirini," 1757; TIPALDO, "Bio
velle Biographic Ge'ne'rale."

Querlon, de, deh keR'16N', (ANNE GABRIEL MEUS-
NIER,) a French editor and compiler, born at Nantes in
1702. He edited the works of many ancient and mod-
ern authors, and was for twenty years editor of a journal
entitled "Les Petites Affiches." Died in 1780.

Querno, kwSu'no, (CAMILLO,) an Italian poet, born
at Monopoli about 1470. He wrote a Latin poem en-
titled " Alexias." Died at Naples in 1528.

Querouaille. See KEROUAL, DE, (LouiSE.)

Quesnay, kj'nj', (FRANCOIS,) a French physician,
distinguished as a political economist, was born at Merei,
near Montfort 1'Amaury, in 1694. He was self-educated,
and settled in Paris about 1737. He purchased the
office of physician-in-ordinary to the king about 1745.
He advocated the abolition of corvles, free trade in grain,
and other reforms, which have been since adopted.
Among his works was one entitled " Economic Pic-
ture," ("Tableau economique," 1758.) He was called
the chief of the sect offronomistts, whose favourite maxim
was " Laissez faire et laissez passer," ("Let things take
care of themselves.") Died in 1774. Turgot was one
of his disciples.

See " Vie de Quesnay," prefixed to his works; GRANDJBAN DB
FOUCHY, " filoge de Quesnay;" ALBON, " Eloge historique de M.
Quesnay," 1775 ; " Nouvelle Biographic Ge'neVale."

Quesne, kS'ni', (JACQUES SALBIGOTON,) a French
litterateur, born at Pavilly in 1778 ; died in 1859.
See " Confessions de J. S. Quesne 1 ," 3 vols., 1828-35.

Quesne, du. See DUQUESNE.

Quesnel, kj'nel', (FRANCOIS,) a painter, of French
origin, born at Edinburgh about 1544; died in Paris in

French general, born at Saint-Germain-en-Laye in 1765 ;
died in 1819.

Quesnel, (Louis FRANCOIS,) a French general, born
in Paris in 1773. He distinguished himself in Spain,
(l8oS-ii.) Died in 1815.

Quesnel, (PASQUIER,) a French Jansenist writer, born
in Paris in 1634. He became a priest of the Oratory,
from which he was expelled in 1684 because he refused
to sign a formulary which condemned Jansenism. To
escape persecution, he retired to Brussels in 1685, and
published his work on the New Testament, called " Re-
flexions morales," etc., (1694,) which was condemned
by the spiritual and temporal powers and anathematized
by the pope in the famous bull "Unigenitus," (1713.)
Quesnel wrote other works, and, after the death of Ar-
nauld, was regarded as the chief of the Jansenists. He
died at Amsterdam in 1719.

See "Causa Quesnelliana," Brussels, 1704; MORHRI, " Dicrion-
naire Historique :" " Nouvelle Biographic Ge'ne'rale."

Quesnel, (PIERRE,) a French writer, born at Dieppe
about 1699. He wrote a " History of the Jesuits," (4
vols., 1740,) in which he shows himself hostile to that
society. Died about 1774.

Quesnoy, du. See DUQUESNOY.

Questel, k^'tel', (CHARLES AUGUSTE,) a French
architect, born in Paris in 1807. He obtained medals
of the first class in 1852 and 1855. Died in 1888.

Quetant, keh-t6N', (ANTOINE FRANC.OIS,) a French
dramatic author, born in Paris in 1733 ; died in 1823.

Quetelet, ket-lj', (LAMBERT ADOLPHE JACQUES,) a
Belgian astronomer, born at Ghent in 1796. He became
director of the Royal Observatory of Brussels in 1828,
and perpetual secretary of the Royal Academy in 1834.

Among his numerous works are " Criminal Statistics
of Belgium," (1832,) "Elements of Astronomy," (4th
edition, 1848,) and "Annals of the Royal Observatory,"
(14 vols., 1843-59.) He contributed many scientific
articles to various journals. Died February 17, 1874.

See "Nouvelle Biographic Ge'ne'rale."

Quetif, keh-ter", (JACQUES), a learned French Do-
minican monk, born in Paris in 1618. He wrote
" Scriptores Ordinis Prsdicatorum recensiti," (2 vols.,
1719-21,) which contains notices of many Dominican*
who were authors. Died in 1698.

Quevedo. See MAUZINHO.

Quevedo y Villegas, de, da ki-va'oo e vel-ya'gis,
usually called simply Quevedo, (FRANCISCO Gomez
go'meth,) an eminent and original Spanish author and
satirist, born in Madrid in September, 1580. He was
brought up in the royal palace by his mother, who was a
lady of the bed-chamber, and learned the ancient lan-
guages at Alcala. He was distinguished for his gallantry,
was an expert swordsman, and fought several duels. In
the prime of life he was employed in important affairs
at Naples by the viceroy, the Duke of Ossufia. He
wrote in prose and verse a variety of works, which were
very popular. Among his prose works are " Suefios,"
("Visions," or "Dreams," 1649,) which are greatly ad-
mired for their wit and hamour, and " Life of the Great
Knave," (" Vida del gran Tacano,") a romance. He
wrote dramas, (which are lost,) odes, sonnets, satires, etc.
He is said to have resembled Voltaire in his talent
for ridicule, his versatility, and the skill with which he
arraigned abuses before the tribunal of public opinion.
He suffered much political persecution, and was im-
prisoned several years. Died in 1645.

Quevedo y Villegas," Madrid. 1663; "Nouvelle Biographic G^ni-
lile;" TICKNOR, " History of Spanish Literature," vol. ii. ; BAHNA,
** Hijos de Madrid," vol. ii.

Queverdo, keh-veVdo', (FRANQOIS MARIE ISIDORE,)
a French designer and etcher, born in Bretagne in 1740;
died in 1808.

Quicherat, kesh/Ra", (JULES,) a French antiquary,
born in Paris in 1814. He wrote several works on
French antiquities and on the history of Joan of Arc.
Died in April, 1882.

Quicherat, (Louis,) a lexicographer, a brother of the
preceding, was born in Paris in 1799. He published an
excellent " Poetical Treasury of the Latin Language,"
("Thesaurus poeticus Linguae Latinas," 1836,) a Latin-
French Dictionary, (1844,) and a French-Latin Dictionary,
(1858.) Died in 1884.

Quick, (JOHN,) an English nonconformist minister,
born at Plymouth in 1636. He wrote, besides othe;
works, " Synodicon in Gallia reformata," (1692.) He
preached in London for many years. Died in 1706.

Quick, (JOHN,) an English comedian, born in London
in 1748; died in 1831.

Quieu. See LEQUIEN.

Qui-e'tus, a Roman, who in 260 A.D. was supported
by part of the army as emperor or partner of his brother
Macrianus in imperial power. He was put to death in
Asia by Odenatus in 262 A.D.

Quignonez. See QUINONES.

Quillet, ke'yk', (CLAUDE,) a French writer of Latin
poetry, sometimes called CALVIDUS LyErus, was born at
Chinon, in Touraine, in 1602. He wrote a poem entitled
" On the Method of having Beautiful Offspring," (" Calli-
paedia, seu de pulchras Prolis habendae Ratione," 1655,)
which was generally admired. Died in 1661.

Quilliard, ke'e-y3R', (PIERRE ANTOINE,) a French
painter and etcher, born in Paris in 171 1 ; died in Lisbon

in 1733-

Quil'H-nan, (EDWARD,) a British poet, born at Oporto,
of Irish parents, August 12, 1791. He entered the British
army as an officer. His first wife was a daughter of Sir
Egerton Brydges, and his second was Dora, a daughter
of the poet Wordsworth. His death occurred at Gras-
mere, July 8, 1851. Among his works are "Dunluce
Castle," (1814,) "The Sacrifice of Isabel," (1816,) "Ele-
giac Verses," (1817,) "The Conspirators," (a romance,
1846,) "Poems," (1853,) and a translation of the "Lu-
siad," (1853.) Much of his work shows great refinement
and a true poetic spirit.

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Quin, (JAMES,) an eminent English actor, born in
London in 1693, was a grandson of Mark Quin, a lord
mayor of Dublin. He began to perform at Drury Lane
about 1716, obtained great success in the rSle of "Fal-
staff" in 1720, and was the most popular actor of England
until he was surpassed by Garrick. He taught elocution
to Prince George, (afterwards George III.) On hearing
that king's first speech from the throne, Quin exclaimed,
"I taught the boy to speak." He once released the ppel
Thomson from prison by payment of the debt for which
he was confined. He retired from the stage in 1748.
Died at Bath in 1766.

See a " Life of Quin," anonymous, 1766.

Quinault, ke'nS', ( JEAN BAPTISTE MAURICE, ) a
French comic actor, born in Paris about 1690; died
in 1744.

Quinault, (JEANNE FRANC.OISE, ) a comic actress,
a sister of the preceding, was born about 1700; died
in 1783.

Quinault, (PHILIPPE,) a French dramatic poet, born
in Paris in 1635. He produced in his youth several
tragedies and comedies, among which is " La Mere
Coquette," (1664,) and was admitted into the French
Academy in 1670. His reputation is founded chiefly on
his operas, the music of which was composed by Lulli.
Between 1672 and 1686 Quinault and Lulli produced
fourteen operas, among which "Armide" (1686) is the
master-piece. Others are entitled " Cadmus," " Alceste,"
"Isis," " Persee," "Roland," etc. He is called by
some the first writer of French operas. " What can be
more beautiful, and even sublime," says Voltaire, " than
this chorus in ' Alceste,' ' Tout mortel doit ici paraitre' ?"
etc. Died in 1688.

Quinault-Dufresne, ke'no' dii'fR8N', ( ABRAHAM
ALEXIS,) a popular French actor, born at Verdun-sur-
le-Doubs in 1693. He performed in tragedy and high
comedy. He was a brother of Jean B. M. Quinault,
noticed above. Died in 1767.

Quin'bjf, (ISAAC F.,) an American general, born in
New Jersey in 1821, graduated at West Point about
1843. He became a brigadier-general of volunteers early
in 1862, and commanded a division of General Grant's
army at Vicksburg in 1863. Died September 18, 1891.

Quincey, De. See DE QUINCEY.

Quinctilianus. See QUINTILIAN.

Quincy, quin'zi, (EDMUND,) an American writer and
opponent of slavery, a son of Josiah Quincy, noticed
below, was born in Boston in 1808. He contributed to
several newspapers and periodicals, and wrote " Wens-
ley, a Story without a Moral," (1854.) Died in 1877.

Quincy, (JOHN,) an English medical writer, practised
medicine in London. Among his works is "Lexicon
Physico-Medicum." Died in 1723.

Quincy, (JosiAH,) an American orator and patriot,
born in Massachusetts in 1744, was a son of Josiah
Quincy, a merchant of Boston. He became a lawyer,
and began about 1767 to write political essays against
the measures of the British ministry. He also rendered
important services to the popular cause by his fervid
and powerful eloquence. His chief political work is
"Observations on the Boston Port Bill, with Thoughts
on Civil Government," etc., (1774.) He gave proof of
moral courage by defending Captain Preston and several
soldiers in their trial for killing certain citizens in the
Boston massacre of March, 1 770. To promote the public
welfare and the cause of liberty, he made a voyage to
England in October, 1774. He heard and reported a
celebrated speech made by Lord Chatham in defence
of the Americans, January 20, 1775. He conferred with
Dr. Franklin and other friends of the cause in England,
and hastened to return with counsels and plans which it
was not prudent to commit to writing ; but before the
end of his voyage he died at sea, April, 1775. He was
deeply lamented by the public.

See a " Life of Josiah Quincy, Jr.," by his son JOSIAH, 1823.
Quincy, (JosiAH,) an eminent statesman and scholar,
born in Boston on the 4th of February, 1772, was a son
of the preceding. He graduated at Harvard College in
1790, and studied law. He joined the Federalist party,
and represented Boston in Congress from 1804 to 1813.
During this period he opposed the measures of the

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dominant party with great energy and decision. He
made a celebrated speech against the bill for the admis-
sion of Louisiana in 1811, and opposed the war of 1812.
" He was equal to the emergency," says R. W. Griswold,
"and sustained himself on all occasions with manly in-
dependence, sound argument, and fervid declamation."
He was a member of the Senate of Massachusetts from
1814 to 1820, became a judge of the municipal court of
Boston in 1822, and served as mayor of Boston from
1823 to 1829. In 1829 he was elected president of Har-
vard University. He published, besides other works,
a "Memoir of Josiah Quincy, Jr.," (1825,) a "History
of Harvard University," (2 vols., 1840,) "Speeches in
Congress and Orations," and a " Life of John Q. Adams,"
'1858.) He resigned the presidency of Harvard in 1845.
In 1856 he publicly advocated the election of Colonel
Fremont to the Presidency. He died in July, 1864, aged

See " Life of Josiah Quincy," by his son, EDMUND QUINCY ; K.
W. GRISWOLD, Prose writers of America ;" DUYCKINCK, "Cyclo-

:dia of American Literature." vol. i.

Quincy, de, deh kaN'se', (CHARLES Sevin seh-
vaN',) MARQUIS, a French general and military writer,
jorn near Meaux in 1666. He wrote a "Military His-
:ory of the Reign of Louis XIV.," (8 vols., 1726.) Died
in 1736.


Quinet, ke'n', (EDGAR,) a French writer and phi-
.osopher, born at Bourg (Ain) in 1803, became a friend
of Michelet. He obtained in 1842 in the College of
France a chair of southern literatures, (littlratures mtri-
dionalts.) He acted with the republicans ( 'extreme gauclu)
in the Constituent and Legislative Assemblies of 1848-9.
Among his various works are " Prometheus," a poem,
(1838,) "Germany and Italy: Philosophy and Poetry,"
(1839,) "The Genius of Religions," (1843,) and "The
Revolutions of Italy," (3 vols., 1852.) He was banished
from France in 1852. Died March 37, 1875.

See CHASSIN, "E. Quinet, sa Vie et son CEuvre," 1859; G.
PLANCHE, "Portraits Litte'raires ;" BATAILLARD, "CEuvre philoo-
phique et sociale d'E. Quinet." 1845; QUINET, "Histoire de met
[dies," 1858; "Nouvelle Biographic Ge'ne'rale."

Quinette, ke'nSt', (NICOLAS MARIE,) a French revo-
lutionist, born at Soissons in 1762. He was elected to
the Convention in 1792, and was one of the four com-
missaries sent to arrest Dumouriez, who seized and
delivered them to the Austrians, (April, 1793.) He was
minister of the interior for a short time in 1799. Died
in 1821.

Quin'lan, (JOHN,) D.D., a bishop, born at Cloyne, in
Ireland, came to the United States when eighteen years
old, studied at Emmittsburg, Maryland, was a Roman
Catholic priest of Ohio, and in 1859 was consecrated
Bishop of Mobile. Died March 9, 1883.

Quinones, de, da ken-yo'nes, sometimes written
Quignonez, (FRANCISCO,) a Spanish cardinal, born in
the kingdom of Leon, became confessor to Charles V.
He negotiated the release of Pope Clement VIL, de-
tained or besieged by the Spanish army, in 1527. He
published "Breviarium Romanum," (1535.) Died in

Quinsonas, de, deh kau'so'nas', (FRANC.OIS DUGAS,)
a French poet, born at Lyons in 1719, wrote epigrams
against Voltaire. Died in 1768.

Quint, (ALONZO HALL,) D.D., a Congregationalist

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