The life, letters & writings of John Davenant D.D., 1572-1641, Lord Bishop of Salisbury (Google eBook)

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Methuen, 1897 - 561 pages
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Page 488 - That to the faithful herdman's art belongs! What recks it them? What need they? They are sped; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed...
Page 31 - ... is a powerful book; that it is one likely to raise uncomfortable questions in all but the most self.satisfied readers, and that it strikes at the root of the failure of the Churches the decay of faith in a manner which shows the inevitable disaster heaping up ... The good Cardinal Bonpre is a beautiful figure, fit to stand beside the good Bishop in
Page 9 - REAL LIFE IN LONDON : or, the Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq., and his Cousin. The Hon. Tom Dashall. By an Amateur (Pierce Egan).
Page 488 - Enow of such as for their bellies' sake, Creep and intrude, and climb into the fold? Of other care they little reckoning make, Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest; Blind mouths!
Page 30 - The Westminster Commentaries General Editor. WALTER LOCK, DD, Warden of Keble College, Dean Ireland's Professor of Exegesis in the University of Oxford. The object of each commentary is primarily exegetical, to interpret the author's meaning to the present generation.
Page 32 - A picture finely and amply conceived. In the strength and insight in which the story has been conceived, in the wealth of fancy and reflection bestowed upon its execution, and in the moving sincerity of its pathos throughout, " Sir Richard Calmady" must rank as the great novel of a great writer.
Page 399 - Peace be unto you ; as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them; Receive ye the Holy Ghost. Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them, and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.
Page 219 - And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which s'eeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
Page 31 - It is a perfectly enchanting story of love and chivalry, and pure romance. The Count is the most constant, desperate, and modest and tender of lovers, a peerless gentleman, an intrepid fighter, a faithful friend, and a magnanimous foe.
Page 33 - " The River" places Mr. Phillpotts in the front rank of living novelists. ' Punch. * Since "Lorna Doone " we have had nothing so picturesque as this new romance.' Birmingham Gazette. ' Mr. Phillpotts's new book is a masterpiece which brings him indisputably into the front rank of English novelists.

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