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Page 128 - in his Apologie for Poetrie, gives this lofty character of it : » — " It is full of stately speeches and well-sounding phrases, clyming to the height of Seneca his style, and as full of notable moralitie, which it doth most delightfully teach, and so obtayne the very end of poesie.
Page 260 - not from defect of love, But from excess of duty. " For knowing that I sue to serve A saint of such perfection, As all desire but none deserve A place in her affection; " I rather chuse to want relief Than venture the revealing : — Where glory recommends the grief, Despair destroyes the healing;
Page 212 - He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion; no man had their . affections more in his power. The feare of every man that heard him was, lest
Page 257 - He was a great lover of his country, and of the religion and justice which he believed could only support it; and his friendships were only with men of those principles. And as his conversation was most with men of the most pregnant parts and understanding, so towards any such who needed support or
Page 346 - use of God's ordinances, as the best guidance of their conscience gives them; and to tolerate them, though in some disconformity to ourselves. The book itself will tell us more at large, being published to the world, and dedicated to the parliament, by him who both for his life and for his death deserves, that what advice he left
Page 171 - of Pembroke, &c. for a memorial of her last parting, in this place, with her good and pious mother. Margaret countess dowager of Cumberland, on the 2d of April 1616 : in memory whereof she hath left an annuity of four pounds, to be distributed to the poor of the parish of Brougham every second day of April for ever, upon the stone-table hard by.
Page 346 - his vote, or rather now, the last words of his dying charge, which I know will ever be of .dear and honoured regard with you; so full of meekness and breathing charity, that next to the last testament of
Page 258 - vice; and without being clouded with great infirmities, which he had in too exorbitant a proportion, he indulged to himself the pleasures of all kinds almost in all excesses. To women, whether out of his natural constitution or for want of his domestic content and
Page 103 - he was met by an old hermit, a secretary of state, a brave soldier, and an esquire. The first presented him with a booke of meditations ; the second with political discourses; the third, with oracions of brave fought battles; the fourth was but his own follower, to whom the other three imparted much of their purpose before