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The President’s Address

Trans. Devon. Assoc., vol.  II, Part II, (1868), pp.285-302.

by

J.D.Coleridge, Esq., M.A., M.P., Q.C.

Prepared by Michael Steer

The Devonshire Association’s Presidential Address was read at its July 1868 Honiton meeting. It is phrased in the florid and engaging prose fashionable in its day. The address provides a compendium of the men of “learning and accomplishment” from remote antiquity to his time. Its author, John Duke Coleridge, who would become 1st Baron Coleridge, PC (3 December 1820 – 14 June 1894) was a lawyer, judge and Liberal politician. He held the posts, in turn, of Solicitor General for England and Wales, Attorney General for England and Wales, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas and Lord Chief Justice of England. He was also the great-nephew of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. An extensive biography, together with his portrait and coat of arms is available in Wikipedia. The Address, from a copy of a rare and much sought-after journal can be downloaded from the Internet Archive. Google has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. These books, on which copyright has expired, are available for free educational and research use, both as individual books and as full collections to aid researchers.

 

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Addison, Joseph293
Ǣschenes291
Apuleius292
Archimedes295
Aristophanes291
Aristotle291, 295, 299, 301
Bacon, Lord286, 293
Beckford, Mr287
Beethoven, Ludwig von288
Berlioz, Hector288
Bolingbroke, Lord293
Bright, Dr287
Bullar, Dr295
Burke, Edmund299
Burns, Robert299
Byron, Lord293
Carlyle, Thomas294
Cervantes, Miguel de301
Chaucer, Geoffrey292
Cobbett, William287
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor288, 292-3, 295
Constable, John291
Copernicus295
Cowley, Abraham293
Cowper, William293
Dante,Alighieri298
Darwin, Dr Charles296
Davy, Humphry295
Demosthenes291
Descartes, René286, 295
Dryden, John293
Euclid300
Euripedes291
Faraday, Michael295-6
Flaxman, John291
Fox, Charles292
Fra Angelico289
Gainsborough, Thomas291
Galileo286
Gibson, Wilfred Wilson299
Gray, Thomas293
Handel, George Frideric288
Harvey, William286
Hawthorne, Nathaniel293
Haydn, Joseph288
Herbert, George293
Hippocrates295
Homer291
Hooker, Richard293
Hunt, Mr Holman288-90
Hunt, William287
Johnson, Dr293
Jonson, Ben292
Keats, John294
Kepler. Johannes286, 295
Lamb, Charles293
La Place, Pierre Antoine de295
Leibnitz, Gottfried Wilhelm295
Medici, Duke Lorenzo290
Michael Angelo290, 297
Mill, Mr John Stuart294
Milton, John293, 298, 301
Müller, William James287
Newton, Sir Isaac295
Nonnus292
Ǿerstedt, Hans Christian296
Ovid292
Pindar291
Plato291
Pope, Alexander293
Poussin, Nicholas298
Ptolemy292, 295
Raffaelli289
Rembrandt, Harmenszoon van Rijn287, 289, 291
Reynolds, Sir Joshua287, 290-1, 297-9
Rubens, Peter Paul297
Ruskin, Mr John290
Sallust, Gaius Crispus292
Scott, Sir Walter293
Seneca292
Shakespeare, William293
Shelley, Percy Bysshe293
Southey, Robert293
Spenser, Edmund293
Sterne, Lawrence293
Stodhard, Thomas291
Swift, Jonathan293
Tacitus292
Taylor, Hanry293
Tennyson, Mr Alfred286, 294
Thackeray, William Makepeace293
Theocritus291
Titian, Vecelli287, 291
Turner, J.M.W.291, 297
Tussaud, Madame287
Van Huysum, Jan287
Vaughan, Henry293
Vinci, Leonardo da297
Virgil292
Wordsworth, William293, 300
Xenophon291