Smith, Sydney

Smith, Sydney
   Sy On Conservative reaction in England, 11; on Lord John Russell, 55.
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  • Smith, Sydney — ▪ English preacher born June 3, 1771, Woodford, Essex, Eng. died Feb. 22, 1845, London  one of the foremost English preachers of his day, and a champion of parliamentary reform. Through his writings he perhaps did more than anyone else to change… …   Universalium

  • Smith, Sydney, Goodsir — (1915 1975)    He was born in Wellington, New Zealand, of a Scottish mother and a father who was an army medical officer and later professor of forensic medicine at Edinburgh. After Malvern College, England, rather than medicine, Smith studied… …   British and Irish poets

  • SMITH, SYDNEY —    political writer and wit, born at Woodford, Essex, of partly English and partly Huguenot blood; educated at Westminster and Oxford, bred for the Church; after a brief curacy in Wiltshire settled in Edinburgh from 1798 to 1803, where, while… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Smith, Sydney — (1771 1845)    Miscellaneous writer, b. at Woodford, Essex, the s. of a gentleman of independent means, and ed. at Winchester and Oxf., took orders 1794, becoming curate of Amesbury. He came to Edinburgh as tutor to a gentleman s s., was… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Sydney Smith (disambiguation) — Sydney Smith is the name of the following people:* Sydney Smith (1771 ndash;1845), English writer and clergyman * Sydney Smith (badminton and tennis player) (1872 ndash;1947), full name Sydney Howard Smith , British badminton and tennis player *… …   Wikipedia

  • Sydney Smith (Australian politician) — Sydney Smith (11 April 1856 21 February 1934) was an early leading Australian politician.Early yearsBorn in Colyton, near Penrith, New South Wales, the son of a hotel keeper, Smith was educated at public schools before gaining work with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sydney Smith — [Sydney Smith] (1771–1845) an English writer and ↑Church of England priest. He played an important role in social and political campaigns such as Catholic ↑emancipation and the ↑abolition of ↑slavery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Smith [5] — Smith, Sydney, engl. Satir. und polit. Schriftsteller, geb. 3. Juni 1771 zu Woodford (Essex), gest. 22. Febr. 1845 als Kanonikus der Paulskirche zu London, Mitbegründer der »Edinburgh Review«; schrieb: »Letters on the subject of the catholics by… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sydney Smith — This article is about the English writer Sydney Smith.Sydney Smith (June 3, 1771, Woodford, Essex, England – February 22, 1845 London), was an English writer and AnglicanFact|date=July 2008 clergyman.LifeSydney was the son of merchant Robert… …   Wikipedia

  • Sydney Alfred Smith — Sir Sydney Alfred Smith (* 4. August 1883 Roxburgh/Otago; † 1969) war ein britischer Rechtsmediziner. Er besuchte die öffentliche Schule in Roxburgh, dann das Victoria College, Wellington. Später ging er an die Universität Edinburgh nach… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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