Thomas Ken and Izaak Walton: A Sketch of Their Lives and Family Connection

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1908 - Всего страниц: 218
 

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Стр. 21 - I DID but prompt the age to quit their clogs By the known rules of ancient liberty, When straight a barbarous noise environs me Of owls and cuckoos, asses, apes, and dogs...
Стр. 68 - As for my religion, I die in the Holy Catholic and Apostolic faith, professed by the whole Church, before the disunion of East and West ; more particularly I die in the Communion of the Church of England, as it stands distinguished from all Papal and Puritan innovations, and as it adheres to the doctrine of the Cross.
Стр. 8 - To whom the good man replied, ' My dear George, if saints have usually a double share in the miseries of this life, I that am none, ought not to repine at what my wise Creator hath appointed for me, but labour, (as indeed I do daily) to submit mine to His will, and possess my soul in patience, and peace.
Стр. 76 - Refined himself to soul, to curb the sense, And made almost a sin of abstinence. Yet had his aspect nothing of severe, But such a face as promised him sincere, Nothing reserved or sullen was to see, But sweet regards, and pleasing sanctity ; Mild was his accent, and his action free.
Стр. 116 - I IN these flowery meads would be : These crystal streams should solace me; To whose harmonious bubbling noise I with my angle would rejoice. Sit here, and see the turtle-dove Court his chaste mate to acts of love; Or on that bank, feel the west wind Breathe health and plenty; please my mind. To see sweet dewdrops kiss these flowers. And then...
Стр. 116 - There sit by him, and eat my meat ; There see the sun both rise and set ; There bid good morning to next day ; There meditate my time away ; And angle on, and beg to have A quiet passage to a welcome grave.
Стр. 178 - Winton knew him very well, and says he was in the sixth, that is, the uppermost form in Westminster school, at which time his father died, and his mother married a bricklayer, who made him (much against his will) help him in his trade ; but in a short time, his schoolmaster, Mr. Camden, got him a better employment...
Стр. 20 - But they contrary, that by the impairing and diminution of the true faith, the distresses and servitude of their country, aspire to high dignity, rule and promotion here, after a shameful end in this life, which God grant them, shall be thrown down eternally into the darkest and deepest gulf of hell, where, under the despiteful control, the trample and spurn of all the other damned that in the anguish of their torture shall have no other ease than to exercise a raving and bestial...
Стр. 8 - Draiton to see their tutor ; where they found him with a book in his hand (it was the Odes of Horace), he being then tending his small allotment of sheep in a common field...
Стр. 49 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary.

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