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Bridgewater Treatises

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Instituted by the Rev. Francis Henry Egerton, Earl of Bridgewater, in 1825. He left the interest of £8,000 to be given to the author of the best treatise on “The power, wisdom, and goodness of God, as manifested in creation.” Eight are published by the following gentlemen:—(1) The Rev. Dr. Chalmers, (2) Dr. John Kidd, (3) the Rev. Dr. Whewell, (4) Sir Charles Bell, (5) Dr. Peter M Roget, (6) the Rev. Dr. Buckland, (7) the Rev. W. Kirby, and (8) Dr. William Prout.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bride of Lammermoor
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Bridegroom
Bridegroom’s Men
Bridewell
Bridge of Gold
Bridge of Jehennam
Bridge of Sighs
Bridgewater Treatises
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Bridle up (To)
Bridlegoose (Judge)
Bridport
Brigadore
Brigand
Brigandine
Brigantine
Bright’s Disease