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 Price, Richard, D.D.Prior, Matthew 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Priestley, Joseph, LL.D.
(b. Field-head, near Leeds, March 13th, 1733; d. February 6th, 1804). “The Scripture Doctrine of Remission,” “Lectures on the Theory of Language and Universal Grammar” (1762), “Chart of Biography” (1765); “The History and Present State of Electric Science, with Original Observations” (1767); “Rudiments of English Grammar” (1769); “Theological Repository” (1769–88); “The History and Present State of Discoveries relating to Vision, Light, and Colours” (1772); “Institutes of Natural and Revealed Religion” (1772); “Examination of Reid, Beattie, etc.” (1774); “Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air” (1774); “The Doctrine of Philosophical Necessity” (1777); “Lectures on Oratory and Criticism” (1777); “Disquisitions Relating to Matter and Spirit” (1777); “A Harmony of the Evangelists, in Greek” (1777); “Observations on Education” (1778); “Letters to a Philosophical Unbeliever” (1781–87); “A History of Corruptions of Christianity” (1782); “A History of Early Opinions Concerning Jesus Christ” (1786); “Lectures on History and General Policy” (1788); “A General History of the Christian Church to the Fall of the Western Empire” (1790); “Discourses on the Evidences of Revealed Religion” (1794); “An Answer to Mr. Paine’s ‘Age of Reason’” (1795); “A Comparison of the Institutes of Moses with those of the Hindoos and other Ancient Nations” (1799); “A General History of the Christian Church from the Fall of the Western Empire to the Present Time” (1802); “Notes on all the Books of Scripture” (1803); “The Doctrines of Heathen Philosophy Compared with those of Revelation” (1804); and other “Works” included in the 26-volume edition published with a “Life” by J. Towill Rutt, in 1823.   1

 Price, Richard, D.D.Prior, Matthew 


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