Family Memorials

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T. Upward, printer, 1884 - 392 pages
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Page 287 - THROUGH all the changing scenes of life, In trouble and in joy, The praises of my God shall still My heart and tongue employ.
Page 321 - FORASMUCH as it hath pleased Almighty God of his great mercy to take unto himself the soul of our dear brother here departed, we therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life...
Page 81 - Shakspeare commentator, has addressed a fine sonnet — was the only pattern of consistent gallantry I have met with. He took me under his shelter at an early age, and bestowed some pains upon me. I owe to his precepts and example whatever there is...
Page 118 - He was also an author of high aesthetical speculation. The heroic poems of Hole are forgotten, but his essay on the Arabian Nights is still a cherished volume of elegant and learned criticism. Hayter was the classic antiquary who first discovered the art of unrolling the MSS. of Herculaneum. There were many others, noisier and more bustling, who are now forgotten, though they in some degree influenced the literary opinion of their time. It was said, and I believe truly, that the two principal...
Page 133 - Merivale, described her grandfather as '. . . a sturdy conscientious Dissenter of the old school; combining with his dissent an absolute horror of Radicalism and disloyalty'.
Page 39 - TREATISE ON THE ANALOGY OF NATURAL AND REVEALED RELIGION to the Constitution and Course of Nature, on the plan of the REV.
Page 202 - ... the errors of the Church of Rome, and embraced those of the Church of England.
Page 238 - Kean detected the other night in Mrs. Trollope were entirely thrown away on Foscolo, who shrugged up his shoulders and observed that she was very exceedingly great.
Page 11 - As Arian and Socinian errors have of late years crept into some of our churches, I think it my duty to declare to that Church of Christ, of whom I may have the pastoral charge, that I believe the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, to be the one living and true God...
Page 36 - ... like ; 10,000, and herself died shortly afterwards. Samuel Merivale is a representative figure, alike in his matrimonial prosperity and in his cautious heterodoxy. Informed that some of the Plymouth dissenters required a minister to preach the doctrine of the Westminster catechism, he exclaimed: "A fine Time I should have of it indeed, to be called upon to satisfy them of my Belief of those Doctrines. I would as soon subscribe the Articles of Pope Pius...

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