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Keiser, ki'zer, (REINHARD,) one of the earliest opera
composers in Germany, born in Leipsic in 1673, was the
author of more than a hundred operas, besides several
concertos and pieces of church music. His productions
were highly esteemed by Handel. Died in 1739.

See "Ncuvelle Biographic Gene>ale ;" BURNEY, "History of
Music,"

Keith, keeth, (GEORGE,) fifth Earl Marischal of
Scotland, distinguished as a munificent patron of learn-
ing, and as the founder of Marischal (mar'shal) College,
Aberdeen. He studied in Paris, and afterwards at
Geneva, where he had the celebrated Theodore Beza for
a preceptor. He succeeded his grandfather as earl
marischal in 1581. During the reign of James VI. he was
appointed to several high offices of state. Died in 1622.

See CHAMBERS, " Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen."

Keith, (GEORGE,) hereditary Earl Marischal of Scot-
land, was born in that country about 1693. He entered
the army, and was appointed by Queen Anne the captain



of her guards. At the death of that sovereign he made
strenuous but unsuccessful efforts to have the Pretendei
proclaimed in London. After the accession of George
I., in 1714, his property was confiscated, and sentence
of death passed against him by the British Parliament.
Keith escaped to the continent, and served for some
time in the Spanish army. He subsequently removed
to Berlin, where he spent the remainder of his days in
high favour with Frederick the Great. Died in 1778.

See D'ALEMBEKT, " filoge de Milord Mare"chal," 1779.

Keith, (GEORGE,) a Scottish religionist, who at an
early age embraced the principles of George Fox, in
the defence of which he displayed much zeal and elo-
quence. He subsequently advocated many views at va-
riance with those held by the Quakers, for which he was
" disowned" or excommunicated by the Society. Before
his death his views again changed, and he died in the
communion of the Church of England. He wrote " The
Standard of the Quakers Examined," (1702,) intended as
a refutation of Barclay's " Apology."

See JANNEY, "History of Friends," vol. iii. chap. iii. ; GOUGH,
" History of the Quakers;" SMITH, " History of Pennsylvania."

Keith, (JAMES,) field-marshal of Prussia, and brother
of George Keith, (1693-1778,) was born in Scotland in
1696. Having entered the army of the Pretender, he
took part in the disastrous battle of Sheriffmuir, where
he was wounded. He afterwards served in Spain and
in Russia, where he obtained distinction as a warrior and
statesman and was raised to the rank of lieutenant-gen-
eral. Soon after the accession of the empress Elizabeth
he removed to the court of Frederick the Great, by whom
he was created field-marshal of Prussia, and in 1749
governor of Berlin. He fell at the battle of Hochkirchen,
in October, 1758.

See A, HENDERSON, "Memoirs of Field-Marshal Keith," 1759;
VARNHAGBN VON ENSE, " Leben des Feld-Marschalls J. Keith,"
Berlin, 1844: CHAMBERS, "Biographical Dictionary of Eminenl
Scotsmen."

Keith, (ROBERT,) a Scottish Episcopal clergyman and
antiquary, born in Kincardineshire in 1681, was conse-
crated a bishop in 1727. He was the author of a " His-
tory of the Affairs of Church and State in Scotland from
the Beginning of the Reformation in the Reign of James
V. to the Retreat of Queen Mary into England," (1734.)
Died in 1757.

See CHAMBERS, " Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen.

Keith, (Sir ROBERT MURRAY,) a British diplomatist,
born about 1730. He was for many years ambassador
at the court of Vienna. Died in 1795.

See his " Memoirs and Correspondence, Official and Familiar,"
etc., published by MRS. GlLLEsriE SMVTH, 2 vols., 1849.

Keith. (THOMAS,) an English mathematician, bom in
Yorkshire in 1759. He wrote the "Complete Practical
Arithmetician," a work on Trigonometry, and other
works. Died in 1824.

Keith, VISCOUNT. See EI.PHINSTONE, (G. KEITH.)

Keitt, commonly pronounced kit, (LAWRENCE M.,) a
politician, born in South Carolina in 1824. In 1853 he
was elected a representative to Congress, and re-elected
in 1855, 1857, and 1859. In 1856 he was associated with
Preston S. Brooks in his assault upon Charles Sumner
on the floor of the United States Senate. He took an
active part in the Southern disunion movement of 1860.
He was killed in battle near Richmond in June, 1864.

Kekule, keh-koo-la', (FRIEIJRICH AUGUST,) an emi-
nent German chemist, born at Darmstadt, September 7,
1829. He held successively professorships at Ghent and
Bonn. His principal works are the excellent " Hand-
Book of Organic Chemistry." (1861, 1867,) and "Chem-
istry of Benzol Derivatives," (1867.) Died in 1896.

Kekule, (REINHARD,) a German archaeologist, born
at Darmstadt, March 6, 1839. He was educated at El
langen, Gbttingen, and Berlin, and in 1870 became pro-
lessor of archaeology at Bonn. He published "Greek
Terra Cottas from Tanagra," (1878,) a "Life of F. C..
Wclcker," and many other works.

Keiaoon, Kelaoun, or Kelaun, kel'a-oon', (Alma-
lek- Almansoor-Seif-ed-Deeu, (or -Almansour-
Saiffeddyn,) al-mSl'ek al-min-soou' slf-ed-dcen',) Sul-
tan of Egypt, was brought to that country as a slave in
I24Q A. IX He ra:' ik, and in 1279, having



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KELIJ-ARSLAN



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KELLY



revolted against Almalek-al-Saeed, he was proclaimed
Sultan of Egypt and Syria. He subsequently conquered
Tripoli, and other places of importance in Northern
Africa. Died in 1290.
Kelij-Arsian. See KILIJ-ARSLAN.
Keller. See CELLARIUS.

Keller, kel'ler, (GEORG,) a German Catholic theolo-
gian, born near Bomdorf, in the Black Forest, in 1760.
He became in 1806 pastor at Aarau, where his opinions,
which leaned towards Protestantism, gave great offence
to the Catholic clergy. He published, among other
works, "The Catholicon." Died in 1827.

Keller, (GERARD,) a Dutch author, born at Gouda,
February 13, 1829. He became well known as an editor,
and as author of a large number of novels, books of
travel, dramatic poems, art-criticisms, etc. His books
for the young are highly popular.

Keller, kel'ler, (GODFKKY,) a Swiss poet, born at Zu-
rich in 1819. He published in 1846 a volume of poems,
which were received with such favour that the Senate of
Zurich voted him a pension to enable him to prosecute
his literary studies. His " New Poems" appeared in 1851,
"Green Henry," a historical romance, in 1854, and in
1856 his best-known work, "The People of Seldwyla,"
a collection of short stories illustrating Swiss manners.
His later books include "Zurich Novels" and "Seven
Legends," (1872.) Died July 15, 1890.

Keller, (JEAN BALTHASAR,) a brass-founder, born in
Zurich, Switzerland, in 1638 ; died in 1702.

Keller, (JOSEPH,) an able German engraver, born at
I.inz, on the Rhine, in 1815, became professor of en-
graving at Dusseldorf. Among his works are a large
engraving of Raphael's "Dispute of the Sacrament,"
and several prints after Overbeck. Died May 31, 1873.
Keller, von, fon kel'ler, (HEINRICH ADELBERT,) a
German philologist, born at Pleidelsheim, Wiirtemberg,
July 15, 1812. He studied at Tubingen, and became a
clergyman, and librarian of that university. He was
very laborious as an editor of old texts, French and
especially German. Died March 7, 1883.

Keller von Steinbok, kel'ler fon stln'bok, (FRIED-
RICH LUDWIG,) a Swiss jurist and legal writer, born at
Zurich in 1799, became professor of law at Halle in 1843.
Died at Berlin, September 12, 1860.

Kellerhoven, kel'Ier-ho'ven, (MoRiTZ,) a German
painter and engraver, born at Altenrath, duchy of Berg,
in 1758, became court painter at Munich about 1806.
He excelled in portraits, and engraved many of his own
works. Died in 1830.

Kellermann.de, deh kl'leR'mSx', (FRANCOIS CHRIS-
TOPHE,) Duke of Valmy, a distinguished French mar-
shal, of German extraction, born at Strasburg in 1735.
After serving in the Seven Years' war, he was made a
lieutenant-general in 1792, and was soon after appointed
to command the central army on the Moselle. He gained
a decisive victory over the Duke of Brunswick at Valmy
in September, 1792. Having been accused of treachery
by Custine and others, he was imprisoned for ten months,
and only released after the fall of Robespierre. In 1795
he became commander of the army of the Alps, and
fter his return to Paris was appointed inspector -general
of cavalry, in 1798. He was created in 1804 senator and
marshal of France, and in 1806 he obtained from Napo-
leon the command of the reserve army on the Rhine, and
other distinctions. On the accession of Louis XVIII.
he was made a peer, and received the grand cross of the
order of Saint Louis. Died in 1820.

See DH SALVE, " Fragments historiques sur le Mare'chal de Kel-
Jermann," 1807; THIERS, " Histoire du Consulat et de 1'Empire:"
BOTIDOUX, " Esquisse de la Carriere militaire de F. C. de Keller-
mann," 1817: "Nouvelle Biographic Generate. "

Kellermann, de, (FRANCOIS CHRISTOPHE EDMOND,)
Duke of Valmy, a son of Franjois Etienne, was born in
Paris in 1802. He was elected to the Chamber of Depu-
ties in 1839, 1842, and 1844. Died in 1868.
^ Kellermann, de, (FRANCOIS ETIENNE,) Duke of
Valmy, born at Metz in 1770, was a son of General Kel-
lermann, noticed above. He served as adjutant-general
under Bonaparte in Italy in 1796, became a general
of brigade in 1797, and contributed greatly to the victory
at Marengo in 1800. About 1802 he obtained the rank



of general of division. He was wounded at Austerlitz,
where he directed several charges of cavalry. In 1815
he fought for Napoleon at Waterloo. Died in 1835.

Kel'ley, (BENJAMIN FRANKLIN,) an American gen-
eral in the Union army, born in New Hampshire about
1807. He gained a victory at Philippi, Virginia, in June,
1 86 1. In March, 1862, he was appointed commander of
the " railroad district" in Northwestern Virginia.

Kel'ley, (EDWARD,) a noted astrologer, born at Wor-
cester, England, in 1555. He was an accomplice of the
notorious Dr. Dee, whom he accompanied to Germany.
While there, he was imprisoned as an impostor by the
emperor Rudolph ; but, having afterwards obtained his
release, he won the favour of the emperor, by whom he
was knighted. He, however, resumed his old practices,
and was again imprisoned. In an attempt to regain
his liberty, he fell from his window, and was mortally
wounded, in 1595. He wrote various works upon al-
chemy and astrology.

Kelley, (WILLIAM D.,) born in Philadelphia about
1814, studied law, and was elected as a Democrat a judge
of the court of common pleas. About 1856 he became
an active Republican, and was in 1860 an ardent sup-
porter of Lincoln for the Presidency. He was elected
a member ot Congress from Philadelphia in 1860, and
was re-elected each successive term until his death. In
Congress he uniformly acted with the radical Repub-
licans. Died January 9, 1890.

Kellgren, chel'gRen, (JOHAN HENRIK,) an eminent
Swedish poet, born in West Gothland in 1751, was edu-
cated at the University of Abo, in Finland. In 1786
Gustavus III. appointed him a member of the Swedish
Academy, and likewise chose him for his private secre-
tary and librarian. His works, consisting of lyric poetry
and four operas, were published in 1796, in 3 vols., under
the title of "Samlade Skriftes." Died in 1795.

See LONGFELLOW, " Poets and Poetry of Europe :" N. VON Ro-
SKNSTEIN, "J. H. KellgreVis Lefnad," 1796.

Kellie, EARL OF. See ERSKINE, (T. ALEXANDER.;

Kel'H-son, (MATTHEW,) an English Roman Catholic
priest, born in Northamptonshire about 1560. He filled
the offices of chancellor of the University of Rheims and
president of the College of Douay. He wrote numerous
religious and controversial works. Died in 1641.

Kel'logg, (CLARA LOUISE,) an American singer, born
at Sumterville, South Carolina, in July, 1842, of New
England parentage. Her father was a prominent inventor.
She made her oMbnt in 1861, and has since sung with
rreat applause in all the principal cities of Europe and
America. She was married in 1887 to Carl Strakosch.

Kellogg, (MARTIN,) an American educator, born
at Vernon, Connecticut, in 1828. He was educated
at Yale, and afterwards studied theology. He went
to California as a home missionary in 1855, became a
professor in the College of California in 1859 and
in the University of California in 1869, and president
of the latter in 1893.

Kel'ljf, (Sir FITZROV,) a British lawyer, born in Lon-
don in 1796. He was for many years a Conservative
member of Parliament, and was attorney-general !
1858-59. Died September 17, 1880.

Kelly, (FRANCES MARIA,) a British actress, a niece
of Michael Kelly, born December 15, 1790. She first
appeared on the stage at the Drury Lane Theatre in
1799. She attained great eminence in her profession,
and was an intimate friend of Charles and Mary Lamb.
Died November 9, 1882.

Kelly, (HUGH,) a dramatic and political wrker, born
at Killarney, in Ireland, in 1739. He removed to Lon-
don, where he became the editor of several periodicals.
He published a pamphlet entitled a "Vindication of the
Administration of Mr. Pitt," and the plays of " False
Delicacy," (1768,) "A Word to the Wise," (1770,) and
the " School for Wives," (1774.) Died in 1777.

Kelly, (JOHN,) a clergyman ol the Church of Eng-
land, born at Douglas, in the Isle of Man, in 1750. He
translated the Bible into the Manks language, a dialect
of the ancient Celtic, in which he was exceedingly well
versed, and wrote " A Practical Grammar of the Ancient
Gallic, or Language of the Isle of Man." Died in 1809.



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Explanations, p. 23. x



KELL Y



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KEMPENFELT



Kelly, (MICHAEL,) a celebrated singer and musical
composer, born at Dublin in 1762. At the age of sixteen
he went to Naples, and received lessons there from
Fineroh and Aprili. He performed with eminent success
in Italy, and also in Germany, where he was a favourite
with the emperor Joseph and an intimate friend of the
great Mozart He afterwards became first singer at
Drury Lane Theatre, London. He wrote an interesting
work entitled " Reminiscences" of his contemporaries
and friends. Died in 1826.

Kel'tie, (JOHN SCOTT,) a British author, born at
Dundee in 1840. He became an editor and geog-
rapher, in 1885 librarian and in 1892 secretary of the
Royal Geographical Society. He published " Applied
Geography," (1890,) "The Partition of Africa,"
(1894,) and other works. Edited "Statesman's
Year-Book."

Kel'vin, (WILLIAM THOMSON,) LORD, an emi-
nent British physicist, was born at Belfast, June 26,
1824. He was educated at Glasgow and Cambridge,
and in 1846 became professor of natural philosophy
in the University of Glasgow. He was knighted in
1866 in reward for his discoveries in the transmission
of electrical currents, which rendered the Atlantic
cable successful, and served as electrical engineer for
this and several other ocean telegraphs, ending with
the Mackay-Bennett cable of 1879. He enjoyed the
highest distinction in science for his numerous and
valuable researches in physical phenomena, his atten- '
tion being directed both to pure and to applied
science. His vortex theory of atoms (subsequently
abandoned by him) attracted world-wide attention.
No physical scientist, in brief, has made a greater
mark upon his age than Lord Kelvin, which title was
given him in 1892. He was president of the British
Association in 1871, of the Royal Society 1890-95,
and published several collections of his numerous
scientific papers and lectures.

Kemble, (ADELAIDE.) See SARTORIS.

Kem'ble, (CHARLES,) a brother of Mrs. Siddons and
J. P. Kemble, was born in South Wales in 1775. He
was educated at Douay, in France, and became an actoi
at the age of eighteen. In 1792 he performed at Drury j
Lane as "Malcolm" in "Macbeth," and continued upon ,
the stage as a successful actor until 1840. Died in 1854.

Kemble, (ELIZABETH,) a daughter of Roger Kemble, [
was born in Lancashire, England, in 1761. She made
her first appearance in London in 1783. In form and
expression, as well as in the applause which she re-
ceived, she has been compared to her sister, Mrs. Sid-
dons. In 1785 she married an actor named WhitJock,
whom she accompanied to America in 1792. In this
country she became a great favourite, and performed
several times before General Washington. Died in 1836.

Kemble, (FRANCES ANNE,) often called FANNY
KEMBLE, a popular English actress and writer, born in
London in 181 1, was a daughter of Charles Kemble. She
performed both tragedy and comedy With eminent suc-
cess. About 1832 she accompanied her father to the
United States, where she married Pierce Butler, from
whom she was divorced in 1849, and afterwards, for nearly
twenty years, resided in Lenox, Massachusetts. She pub-
lished a "Journal of a Residence in America," (1835,)
"The Star of Seville," a drama, (1837,) "Journal of a
Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-39," (1863,)
" Records of a Girlhood," (1878,) and " Records of Later
Life," (1882.) Died January 16, 1893.

Kemble, (GEORGE STEPHEN,) another brother of the
Kemble family, and a distinguished actor, was born in
Herefordshire in 1758. He first appeared at Covent
Garden in 1783, and afterwards was successively the
manager of the theatres of Glasgow, Edinburgh, and
Drury Lane. Died in 1822.

Kemble, (JOHN MITCHELL,) an Anglo-Saxon scholar
and historian, son of Charles Kemble the actor, was
born in 1807, and was educated at Trinity College, Cam-
bridge. For several years he was the editor of the
"British and Foreign Quarterly Review." He became
a member of various foreign scientific and historical



societies. His chief work is entitled "The Saxons in
England ; a History of the English Commonwealth till
the Period of the Norman Conquest," (2 vols., 1849.)
Died in 1857.

See " Fraser's Magazine" for March and May, 1857.

Kemble, (JOHN PHILIP,) an eminent English trage-
dian, brother of the celebrated Mrs. Siddons, and son
of Roger Kemble, was born at Prescot, in Lancashire,
in 1757. He first appeared on the stage at the age of
ten years. He was afterwards educated at the Roman
Catholic seminary at Douay, France. In 1776 he again
went on the stage, and rose rapidly to the first rank in
his profession. In 1783 he first performed as " Hamlet"
in London at the Drury Lane Theatre. He subsequently
became a shareholder and manager in the Covent Garden
Theatre. He retired from his profession in 1817. On
this occasion a public dinner was given him, at which
Lord Holland presided. On account of ill health, he
then went to reside in the south of France, and after-
wards at Lausanne, in Switzerland, where he died in 1823.
As an actor, Kemble excelled in the highest order of
tragedy. He possessed an elegant and discriminating
taste, and was learned and refined. His manners were
uncommonly attractive. He enjoyed a high character aa
a gentleman and a man of honour.

Kemble, (RoeER,) a distinguished actor, born in Here-
ford, England, in 1721. In 1753 he married Sarah Ward,
an actress, by whom he had twelve children. Amonf?
these were Mrs. Siddons, John Philip Kemble, Eliza-
beth Kemble, and Charles Kemble, all of whom are
mentioned in this work. Died in 1802.

Kemeny, kem'an, (SiGMUND,) BARON OF, a Hunga-
rian writer and journalist, born in 1816. In 1849 he was
elected to the National Assembly at Pesth, where he
advocated the revolutionary cause. The next year he
became one of the editors of the " Respublica." He
wrote several popular romances. Died Sept. 22, 1875.

Kemp, (GEORGE MICKLE,) the designer of the Scott
monument at Edinburgh, was born at New Hall, in
Scotland, about 1794. He was employed for a time as a
draughtsman, and, when plans were requested for the
Scott monument, he furnished one which was preferred,
though he did not live to see the execution of it. Died
in 1844.

Kemp, (JOHN,) an English prelate, born in Kent about
1400, was elected Archbishop of Canterbury in 1452, and
subsequently became lord chancellor. He had distin-
guished abilities both as a primate and statesman. Died
in 1454.

Kemp, (JOSEPH,) a distinguished musical composer,
and organist of the cathedral of Bristol, was born at
Exeter in 1778; died in 1824. Among his productions
are the anthems " I am Alpha and Omega," "A Sound
of Battle is in the Land," and "The Siege of Ischia,"
an opera.

Kempelen, von, fon klm'peh-len, (WOLFGANG,) a
famous mechanical genius, and the inventor of the chess
machine, was born at Presburg in 1734. His remarkable
talent for chess-playing made him a favourite at the
court of Maria Theresa, who created him an imperi.il
councillor. In 1769 he exhibited to the empress hia
so-called automaton chess-player, a figure in size and
appearance like a Turk, which, though opposed by the
best players, was nearly always victorious ; but, after
astonishing and puzzling all Europe, it was discovered
that the figure concealed within it a Russian dwarf, a
famous chess-player, who directed its motions. He also
invented the speaking-machine, having the form of a
wooden box provided with a bellows. This was made to
speak words distinctly in a voice like that of a child.
Kempelen wrote a treatise " On the Mechanism of Human
Speech." Died in 1804.

Kem'pen-fSlt, (RICHARD,) an English admiral, the
son of a Swede in the English service, was born at West-
minster in 1720. He was distinguished for hi.i gallantry
and activity, and in 1779 was made a rear-admiral. He
went down with the " Royal George," at Spithead, Au-
gust 29, 1782, a calamity touchingly commemorated by
Cowper in a poem "On the Loss of the Royal George."
Kempenfelt wrote some good religious poetry, of which
the lyric " Burst, ye emerald gates" is the best-known.



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Kem'per, (JACKSON,) D.D., LL.D., an American
bishop, born in Pleasant Valley, New York, December
24, 1789. He graduated at Columbia College in 1809,
took orders in the Episcopal Church in 1814, and was
for twenty years a clergyman of Philadelphia. In 1835
he was consecrated a missionary bishop for the Western
States. In 1859, after long and severe labours through-
out a wide field, he was made Bishop of Wisconsin.
Died at Delafield, Wisconsin, May 24, 1870.

Kamper, kfm'per, (JAN MELCHIOR,) an able Dutch
jurist, born at Amsterdam in 1776. He became pro-
fessor of law at Leyden in 1809, and published a numbei
of works on law. Died in 1824.

See M. SIEGENBEEK, "Memoria J. M. Kemperi," 1824.

Kem'per, (REUBEN,) an American officer, born in
Fauquier county, Virginia. He distinguished himself in
various engagements against the Spaniards in Florida
and Mexico, and took part in the defence of New Orleans
under General Jackson. Died in 1826.

Kemph, k?mf, (NiKOLAUS,) a German theologian
and writer, born at Strasburg in 1397 ; died in 1497.

Kempis, A, a kdm'pis, (THOMAS,) or THOMAS Ham'-
er-ken, a celebrated German ascetic writer, born al
Kempen, in the diocese of Cologne, about 1380. He
became an inmate of the monastery of Mount Saint
Agnes, and spent much time in copying religious books.
He is said to have employed fifteen years in writing a
copy of the Bible. He also wrote several original treat-
ises. His reputation is founded on the well-known work
entitled "De Imitatione Christi ;" but it remains ar.
unsettled question whether he composed or only tran-
scribed it. Many volumes have been written on each
side of this question. Died in 1471.

See BREWER, " Thomas a Kempis Biographia," 1676; BAEHRING,
"Thomas von Kempen," etc., 1854; MOOREN, " Nachrichten iiber
Thomas a Kempis," Crefeld, 1855, (said to be the best of atl the
biographies of T. a Kempis ;) MALOU, " Recherches sur le veritable
Auteur de 1'Imitation," 1858; HODGSON, "Reformers and Mar-
tyrs ; " Philadelphia, 1867 ; CHARLES HOFFMANN, " T. a Kempis et ses
Ecnts," 1848: J. P. SILBERT, "Gersen, Gerson und Kempis, oder
ist Einer von diesen Dreien der Verfasser," etc., 1828; "Nouvelle
Biographic Ge'ne'rale."

K6n, (THOMAS,) a celebrated English prelate, born at
Berkhamstead in 1637, and educated at Oxford. About
1679 he went to Holland as chaplain to the Princess
of Orange. He was afterwards appointed chaplain to
Charles II., who raised him to the see of Bath and Wells
in 1684. "He was," says Macaulay, "a man of parts
and learning, of quick sensibility and stainless virtue. . . .
Before he became a bishop, he had maintained the


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