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The Court and Times of James the First: Illustrated by Authentic and ... - Page 4
by Thomas Birch, Robert Folkestone Williams - 1848 - 510 pages
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The court and times of James the first, illustrated by authentic and ...

Thomas Birch, Robert Folkestone Williams - 1848
...are wont to tell their tales, to seek his fortune. I had almost forgotten, that on Monday, the 2?th of this month, being the king's day, the archbishop...reading, that I had not written this week, but that Mr. Sherhurn told me, two days since, that auditor Stanley, his fatherin-law, is lately dead, who, being...
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Walton's Lives, with notes. The life of dr. Donne [ed. by T.E. Tomlins].

Izaak Walton - 1852
...Prov. xxii., 11, and was exceedingly well 'iked generally, the rather for that he did queen Elizaheth right, and held himself close to the text, without flattering the time too mnch." — Birch't .!!»'. London, to which place he had a natural inclination, having received hoth...
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The life of John Donne, with some orig. notes by an antiquary [T.E. Tomlins].

Izaak Walton - 1865
...other great men at Paul's Cross, and heard Dr. Doone, who made a dainty sermon on Prov. xxii., 11, and was exceedingly well liked generally, the rather for that he did queen Elizabeth right, and held himself «lose to the text, without flattering the time too much." — Birch's MSS....
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Saints and sinners; or, In church and about it

John Doran - 1868
...(Prov. chap. xxii. v. 11), and he was thanked for a dainty sermon, and it was all the better liked " for that he did Queen Elizabeth great right, and held...to the text, without flattering the time too much." So writes Chamberlain to Carleton; and I may add that it was long before regard for the memory of the...
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Saints and Sinners: Or, In Church and about it, Volume 1

Dr. Doran (John) - Great Britain - 1868 - 674 pages
...(Prov. chap. xxii. v. 11), and he was thanked for a dainty sermon, and it was all the better liked " for that he did Queen Elizabeth great right, and held himself close to the text, without nattering the time too much." So writes Chamberlain to Carleton ; and I may add that it was long before...
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John Donne, Sometime Dean of St. Paul's: A.D. 1621-1631, Parts 1621-1631

Augustus Jessopp - Deans, Cathedral and collegiate - 1897 - 239 pages
...his friend;' and was exceedingly liked generally (ie by all), the rather that he did Queen Elizabeth right, and held himself close to the text without flattering the time too much." " The dainty sermon " scarcely expresses adequately the real loftiness of tone and earnestness which...
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John Donne: sometime dean of St. Paul's A.D. 1621-1631, Parts 1621-1631

Augustus Jessopp - 1897 - 239 pages
...his friend;' and was exceedingly liked generally (ie by all), the rather that he did Queen Elizabeth right, and held himself close to the text without flattering the time too much." " The dainty sermon " scarcely expresses adequately the real loftiness of tone and earnestness which...
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The Life and Letters of John Donne: Dean of St. Paul's, Volume 2

Edmund Gosse - 1899
...sermon on Proverbs xxii. n, and was exceedingly liked generally, the rather that he did Queen Elizabeth right, and held himself close to the text without flattering the time too much." This sermon contains a warm exhortation to reprove and rebuke those false puritans, Catharists and...
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Reading Between the Lines

Annabel M. Patterson - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 339 pages
...great men"; and his sermon "was exceedingly well liked generally, the rather for that he did Quene Elizabeth great right, and held himself close to the text without flattering the time too much." 89 The sermon is, in fact, a defense of Jacobean policy with respect to international peacemaking,...
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John Donne's Professional Lives

David Colclough - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 272 pages
...was understood by hearer and preacher alike. For example, John Chamberlain complimented the way Donne 'held himself close to the text without flattering the time too much' in the latter's 1617 accession day sermon.12 Staying 'close to the text' implies that Donne kept his...
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