Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: to which are Added, Hearne's Journeys to Reading, and to Whaddon Hall, the Seat of Browne Willis, Esq., and Lives of Eminent Men, by John Aubrey, Esq: The Whole Now First Published from the Originals in the Bodleian Library and Ashmolean Museum, with Biographical and Literary Illustrations ... (Google eBook)

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813 - English letters
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Contents

Mr W Shkrwin to Dr Turner President
87
Mr Wanley to Dr Charlett
95
From the same to the same
101
LETTER tfAGE
103
Concerning an offer of an Appointment
117
Colonel Codrington to Dr Charlett
128
Dr Hyde to Mr afterwards Dr Hudson
173
Mr Brokesby to Mr T Hearne
180
Dr Sacheverell applies for a Testimonial
200
UTTER
203
Mr Joseph Bingham to Dr Charlett
206
Mr Madox to Dr Charlett
214
W Bishop to Dr Charlett
223
LXXXVL Mr T Hearne to Dr White Kennet
225
W Buckekidce to Dr Turner President
237
Dr Hickes to Dr Charlett
243
LETTER PAGE
263
T Hearne to Browne Whlis
272
Samuel Mead Esq to Thomas Hearne
298
LETTER rXGJE
1
Thomas Wagstaffe to T Hearne
8
Mr Browne Willis to Dr Charlett
14
J Sotheby to T Hearne
20
Mr John Johnson to Dr Charlett
27
CXX1V Robert Keck to T Hearne
33
From the same to the same
39
Mr Peck to T Hearne
55
LETTER PAGE
59
Dr Chandler Bp of Lincoln to the
65
LETTER FAGE
125
APPENDIX No I
151
Ifl Mr Ray to Mr John Aubrey
158
Mr Tanner to Mr J Aubrey
164
LETTER PAGE
167
From the same to the same
173
ACCOUNT OF T HEARNES JOURNEY
184
LIVES OF EMINENT MEN BY JOHN AUBREY
197
+ William Aubrey Doctor of Lawes 207
207
Sir Francis Bacon Kt Baron of Verulam c 221
221
ti John Barclay 236
236
Sir John Birkenhead Kt 238
238
Sir Henry Blount Kt 241
241
James Bovey Esq 246
246
Richard Boyle First Earl of Corke 250
250
The Hon Robert Boyle 257
257
William Lord Brereton 258
258
William Iord Viscount Brounckor 259
259
Mr Bushell 260
261
William Butler Physitian 265
265
Mr William Camden 270
270
Sir Charles Cavendish 273
273
Colonel Charles Cavendish 274
274
Cecil Lord Burleigh 280
280
Thomas Chaloner Esq 281
281
Sir Geoffrey Chaucer 284
284
William Chillingworth D D 285
285
John Cleveland 289
289
Thomas Cooper Bishop of Winchester 290
290
_S Dr Corbet Bishop of Norwich 250
295
Edward Davenant 296
296
Sir William Davenant Kt 302
302
John Dee
310
De Laune
315
Sir John Denham
316
Renatus Des Cartes
322
Sir Kenelme Digby Kt
323
Earle of Dorset
331
Michael Drayton Esq
335
+0 Saint Dunstan
336
Mr Samuel Foster
353
Gascoigne Esq
355
Mr Glover
356
Jonathan Godard M D
357
Sir Edmund Bury Godfrey
359
Goodwyn
360
Sir Fulke Greville Lord Brooke
361
Mr John Hales
362
Joseph Hall Bishop of Exeter 365
365
Thomas Hariot 367
367
James Harrington
370
Dr William Harvey
376
James Heath 387
387
Mr George Herbert
391
Mr Nicholas Hill
393
Hugh Holland
395
Philemon Holland 30j 73 William Holder D D
397
Winceslaus Hollar
400
Mr Robert Hooke M A
403
Mr Henry Isaacson
407
Dr Jaquinto
411
Mr Benjamin Jonson
412
Ralph Kettle D D
417
Jo Lacy m
430
Edw Lane
431
William Lee
432
Richard Lovelace Esq m m
433
Henry Martin Esq m
434
Andrew Marvel
437
Meriton
439
Nicholas Mercator
451
Sir Jonas Moore
459
Sir Thomas More
462
John Ogilby Esq
466
William Oughtred B D
470
William Earl of Pembroke
477
Sir William Petty Kt
481
Fabian Philips
491
Sir John Popham
494
Francis Potter B D
496
Sir Robert Poyntz
506
William Prinne Esq
507
Sir Walter Ralegh Kt
509
Judge Rumsey
521
106 Dr Robert Sanderson Bishop of Lincoln
523
Sir Henry Savill Kt
524
Sylvanus Scory
527
John Selden Fsq
530
Mr William Shakespear
537
Sir Henry Spelman Kt
539
Mr Edmund Spenser
541
Thomas Stanley Esq
543
115 Sir John Suckling Kt
544
Sir Philip Sydney Kt
551
Capt Silas Tayler
555
John Tombes B D
557
Ezreel Tonge D D
560
121 Edmund Waller Esq
562
John Wallis D D
568
Seth Ward Bishop of Salisbury
571
Mr Walter Warner
577
John Wilkins Bp of Chester
581
John Willis B J
584
T Willis M D
585
Mr George Withers
586
Thomas Wolsey Cardinal
587
Mr Edmund Wright
591
Life of Mr Thomas Hobbes of Malmesburie
593

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Page 18 - IT is a hard and nice subject for a man to write of himself; it grates his own heart to say any thing of disparagement, and the reader's ears to hear any thing of praise from him. There is no danger from me of offending him in this kind ; neither my mind, nor my body, nor my fortune, allow me any materials for that vanity. It is sufficient for my own contentment, that they have preserved me from being scandalous, or remarkable on the defective side.
Page 536 - This William being inclined naturally to poetry and acting, came to London, I guesse, about 18; and was an actor at one of the play-houses, and did act exceedingly well (now B.
Page 145 - Pr'ythee, lead me in: There take an inventory of all I have, To the last penny ; 'tis the king's : my robe, And my integrity to heaven, is all I dare now call mine own.
Page 536 - Dreame,'1 he happened to take at Grendon, in Bucks, which is the roade from London to Stratford ; and there was living that constable about 1642, when I first came to Oxon. Mr. Jos. Howe is of that parish, and knew him. Ben Jonson and he did gather humours of men dayly, wherever they came.
Page 380 - He was very communicative, and willing to instruct any that were modest and respectfull to him. And in order to my journey...
Page 552 - Philip, so famous for men at armes, that 'twas then held as great a disgrace for a young gentleman to be seen riding in the street in a coach, as it would now for such a one to be seen in the streetes in a petticoate and wastcoate; so much is the fashion of the times nowe altered.
Page 235 - A Manual of Prayers for the Use of the Scholars of Winchester College and all other Devout Christians.
Page 66 - at the Mount of St Mary's, in the stony stage where I now stand, I have brought you some fine biscuits, baked in the oven of charity, carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation.
Page 517 - WR to talke of the anagramme of Dog." In his speech on the scaffold, I heard my cosen Whitney say (and I thinke 'tis printed) that he spake not one word of Christ, but of the great and incomprehensible God, with much zeale and adoration, so that he concluded he was an a-christ, not an atheist.
Page 377 - Edge-hill with him ; and during the fight, the Prince and Duke of York were committed to his care. He told me that he withdrew with them under a hedge, and took out of his pocket a book and read ; but he had not read very long before a bullet of a great gun grazed on the ground near him, which made him remove his station.

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