Worcester college

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F. E. Robinson & co., 1900 - 268 pages

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Page 95 - Oxford, with great pomp and solemnity. It is remarkable, when Dr Babington, the Earl's chaplain, did preach the funeral sermon, he tript once or twice in his speech, by recommending to their memories that virtuous lady so pitifully murdered, instead of saying pitifully slain.
Page 121 - Hall in the beginning of the year 1634, and in that of his age sixteen, being then accounted the most amiable and beautiful person that ever eye beheld ; a person also of innate modesty, virtue, and courtly deportment, which made him then, but especially after, when he retired to the great city, much admired and adored by the female sex.
Page 122 - Arts, though but of two years' standing ; at which time his conversation being made public, and consequently his ingenuity and generous soul discovered, he became as much admired by the male, as before by the female sex.
Page 125 - In those darke times astrologer, mathematician, and conjurer, were accounted the same things, and the vulgar did verily believe him to be a conjurer. He had a great many mathematical! instruments and glasses in his chamber...
Page 134 - a great talk of converting Gloucester Hall into a College for the education of 20 or 30 Greeks in Academical learning, and to send them home, but these only wanted pelf.
Page 53 - The date of this document is about the end of the reign of Richard II. and the beginning of the reign of Henry IV.
Page 83 - and all saints, I command thee to declare what thou art, that art behind at my back." " I am Bertram's boy,
Page 215 - ... angels, or earth the abode of saints, would yet find aid to their higher and more abstract strivings in those art-creations where purity of soul was made visible to the eye through the beauty of form. Thus did Christian art set itself the task of giving to the angels their beauty and blessedness ; to the company of the Apostles, the fellowship of the Prophets, the army of Martyrs, their dignity, inspiration, and fortitude ; and thus having made heaven glorious, the Christian architect built upon...
Page 202 - For though she had a son by him who was gentleman commoner of Christchurch (and the only child as I have been informed she ever had), yet he died very young to her great grief. After this Sir William Holford married her chiefly for her wealth (her beauty being then much decayed) he being but poor himself...
Page 122 - ... eye beheld, a person also of innate modesty, virtue and courtly deportment, which made him then, but especially after, when he retired to the great city, much admired and adored by the female sex. In 1636, when the king and queen were for some days entertained at Oxon, he was, at the request of a great lady belonging to the queen, made to the archb.

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