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F. E. Robinson, 1901 - Oxford (England) - 256 pages
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Page 168 - Nor think the doom of man revers'd for thee; Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to be wise; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. See nations slowly wise, and meanly just, To buried merit raise the tardy bust. If dreams yet flatter, once again attend, Hear Lydiat's life, and Galileo's end.
Page 149 - Institutions may profitably be read, and as one of their first books for Divinity, when they are well grounded in other learning; 12X O -O but to begin with it so soon, I am afraid doth not only hinder them from all grounds of judicious learning, but also too much possess their judgments before they are able to judge, and makes many of them humorous in, if not against, the Church.
Page 148 - ... which I think hath done and doth the College a great deal of harm, in the breeding of their young men. When they come from Winchester they are to be Probationers two years, and then Fellows. A man would think those two years, and some years after, should be allowed to Logic, Philosophy, Mathematics, and the like grounds of learning, the better to enable them to study Divinity with judgment. But I am of late accidentally come to know, that when the Probationers stand for their Fellowships, and...
Page 175 - outed.' It is curious to find 'the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Reformation of the University of Oxon' solemnly intervening to provide the College with a Butler of sound theological and political principles.
Page 236 - The finials are surmounted with an ornament of lapis enamel ; above these rises another battlemented projection or gallery, supporting a small gable-ended structure, in front of which have been statuettes of angels, only one of which, holding a musical instrument, remains. The curve of the crozier is richly crocketed, and has on both sides a series of translucent enamels representing angels playing on various musical instruments. A portion of the work within the curve of the crozier has been lost...
Page 3 - He was placed in the king's service when about 22 or 23 years of age, and in 1356 was made clerk of all the king's works in his manors of Henle and Yeshamsted. In the same year he was appointed surveyor of the king's works at the castle, and in the park of Windsor".
Page 148 - P. 117. in Oxford I thought upon divers things that might be ' causes of it, and I believe true ones, but I have lately heard of another, which I think hath done and doth the college a great deal of harm, in the breeding of their young men. When they come from Winchester they are to be probationers...
Page 174 - Drum, with a guard of musqueteers,' according to Wood, ' were sent to every College, where, after a call had been beaten by the Drummer,' the order for expulsion was read. James Metford, one of the victims, in the letter already quoted, gives the following graphic account of the Visitors...
Page 106 - We have set Dunce in Bocardo, and have utterly banished him Oxford for ever, with all his blynd glosses . . . (At New College) wee fownd all the great Quadrant Court full of the Leaves of Dunce, the wind blowing them into every corner".
Page 101 - I might and did truly guess. I went aside from the choir door to see and hear more. The Commissary and Dean came out of the choir, wonderfully troubled as it seemed. About the middle of the church met them Dr. London, puffing, blustering, and blowing like a hungry and greedy lion seeking his prey.

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