Works, Volume 6

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University Press, 1854
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Page 323 - as to force us into a cleanly house, where we had bread, cheese, ale, and a fire for our ready * money. This rain and wind were so obliging to me, as to force our stay there for at least an hour, to my great content and advantage; for in that
Page 350 - It is now too late to wish that mine may be like his ; (for I am in the eighty-fifth year of my age; and God knows it hath not; §) but I most humbly || beseech Almighty God that my death may; and I do as earnestly beg,
Page 285 - that young Students in Divinity be directed to study such books as be most agreeable in doctrine and discipline to the Church of England, and excited to bestow their time in the Fathers and Councils, Schoolmen, Histories, and Controversies ; and not to insist too long upon Compendiums and Abbreviations, making them the ground of their study in
Page 295 - and by the latter at many Assizes. § Which Sermons, though they were much esteemed by them that procured and were fit to judge them, yet they were the less valued, because he read them; which he was forced to do, for though he had an extraordinary memory, even the art of it, || yet he was punished
Page 345 - otherwise laid out in funeral solemnities and entertainments, with very little benefit to any, which, if bestowed in pious and charitable works, might redound to the public or private benefit of many persons.' This is a part of his Will. * I am next to tell, that he died the 29th of January, 1662,
Page 292 - Parish, his Patron, and he lived together in a religious love, and a contented quietness. He not troubling their thoughts by preaching high and useless notions, but such, and only such * plain truths as were necessary to be known, believed, and practised in order to the honour of God
Page 340 - firstfruits, and that he was old, and had a wife and children that were yet but meanly provided for, especially if his dignity were considered. To whom he made a mild and thankful answer, saying, It would not become a Christian Bishop to suffer those houses built by his predecessors to be ruined for want of
Page 275 - to engage him into a search for bare Titles, which are noted to have in them nothing of reality. For Titles not acquired, but derived only, do but show us who of our ancestors have, and how they have achieved that honour which their descendants claim, and may not be worthy to enjoy. For if those Titles
Page 344 - And, for a further manifestation of his humble thoughts and desires, they may appear to the Reader, by another part of his Will which follows. \ ' As for my corruptible body, I bequeath it to the earth whence it was taken, to be decently buried in the Parish Church of Buckden, towards the upper
Page 295 - such an innate, invincible, fear and bashfulness, that his memory was wholly useless, as to the repetition of his Sermons, so as he had writ them; which gave occasion to say, when some of them ** were first printed and exposed to censure, which was in the year 1632, that the best Sermons that were ever read, were never preached.

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