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" But the King gave a positive denial to all requests and, having a discerning spirit, replied, "I know Mr. Donne is a learned man, has the abilities of a learned divine, and will prove a powerful preacher, and my desire is to prefer him that way, and in... "
New poems of James I of England: from a hitherto unpublished manuscript (Add ... - Page lxv
by James I (King of England) - 1911 - 121 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 23-24

John Bell - English poetry - 1799
...spirit, replied, "I know Mr. Donne is a learned man, has the . a . . ' . . C *Xei LIFE or DIt. DONNE. " abilities of a learned divine, and will prove a powerful...preacher, and my desire is to prefer him that way." After that time, as he professeth, the King descended to a persuasion, almost to a solicitation,...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

...James however gave a positive refusal, remarking, " I know Mr. Donne is a learned man, has the ability of a learned divine, and will prove a powerful preacher...and in that way I will deny you nothing for him." His Majesty then condescended to solicit him earnestly to embrace the sacred profession ; but he deferred...
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The Lives of John Donne: Sir Henry Wolton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ..., Volume 1

Izaak Walton - 1805
...me." But the King gave a pofitive denial to all requefts, and, having a difcerning fpirit, replied, " I " know Mr. Donne is a learned man, " has the abilities...divine, " and will prove a powerful preacher; " and my defire is to prefer him that " way, and in that way I will deny " you nothing for him." After that...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Chaucer

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Mr. Donne might have- the place of one of the clerks of the council, then vacant, the king replied, " I know Mr. Donne is a learned man, has the abilities...and in that way I will deny you nothing for him." Sudi an intimation must have made a powerful impression ; yet there is no reason to conclude, from...
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Bishop Jewel. Bernard Gilpin. Richard Hooker. Archbishop Whitgift. John ...

Christian biography - 1810
...me." But the king gave a positive denial to all requests, and having a discerning spirit replied, " I know Mr. Donne is a learned man, has the abilities of a learned divine, and wiH prove a powerful preacher; and my desire is to prefer him that way ; and in that way I will deny...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...of the clerks f the council, then vacant, the king replied, " I know Mr. Donne is a learned mail, has the abilities of a learned divine, and will prove a powerful preacher ; and my dtsire is to prefer him that way, and in that way I will deny you nothing for him." Such an intimation...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...Mr. Donne might have the place of one of the clerks of the council, then vacant, the king replied, " I know Mr. Donne is a learned man, has the abilities...and in that way I will deny you nothing for him." Such an intimation must have made a powerful impression, yet there is no reascn to conclude from any...
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The General biographical dictionary: containing an historical and critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...Mr. Donne might have the place of one of the clerks of the council, then vacant, the king replied, " I know Mr. Donne is a learned man, has the abilities...and in that way I will deny you nothing for him." Such an intimation must have made a powerful impression, yet there is no reascn to conclude from any...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr ...

Izaak Walton - 1817
...the King gave a positive denial to all requests; and. having a discerning spirit, replied, " I Icnow Mr. " Donne is a learned man, has the abilities of...and in that way I will deny you nothing " for him." After that time, as he professeth in his I?ook of Devotions. " The King descended to " a persuasion,...
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Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with ..., Volume 4

Christian biography - 1818
...me." But the king gave a positive denial to all requests, and having a discerning spirit replied, " I know Mr. Donne is a learned man, has the abilities...and in that way I will deny you nothing for him." After that time, as he professeth, * the king descended to a persuasion, almost to a solicitation of...
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