Mudge Memoirs: Being a Record of Zachariah Mudge, and Some Members of His Family: Together with a Genealogical List of the Same

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Netherton & Worth, 1883 - 258 pages
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Page 171 - down to the sea in ships and do business in great waters." "These see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep." In the four principal lights are figures of the four Evangelists ; over the first are the arms of Mudge impaling Granger,
Page 23 - He was a man equally eminent for his virtues and abilities, and at once beloved as a companion and reverenced as a pastor. He had that general curiosity to which no kind of knowledge is indifferent or superfluous, and that general benevolence by which no order of men is hated or despised.
Page 89 - opposition ; and half laughing at himself for his pretended zeal, where he had no concern, exclaimed, " No, no ! I am against the dockers ; I am a Plymouth man. Rogues ! let them die of thirst. They shall not have a drop.
Page 16 - Johnson formed an acquaintance with Dr. Mudge's father, that very eminent divine the Reverend Zachariah Mudge, Prebendary of Exeter, who was idolized in the west, both for his excellence as a preacher, and the uniform perfect propriety of his private conduct. He preached a sermon purposely that
Page 18 - should have released the lady from any further trouble, if it had not been for your remark ; but you have reminded me that I want one of the dozen, and I must request Mrs. Cumberland to round up my number." When he saw the readiness and complacency, with which
Page 85 - paid a visit to his native county, accompanied by his friend, Dr. Johnson, with whom he was entertained at the seats of several noblemen and gentlemen, in the West of England. During their stay at Plymouth they were the guests of Dr.
Page 24 - to that of Hebrew ; but finding his thoughts too much diverted from other studies, after some time desisted from his purpose. " His discharge of parochial duties was exemplary. " How his sermons were composed may be learned from the excellent volume he has given to the public ; but how
Page 148 - storms of sea and land, A favourite spot of tournament and war ! But thee may no such boisterous visitants Molest ; may gentle breezes fan thy brow ; And neither cloud conceal, nor misty air Bedim, the grand terraqueous spectacle, From centre to circumference unveiled
Page 81 - Whose powers shed round him in the common strife, Or mild concerns of ordinary life, A constant influence, a peculiar grace.
Page 99 - just a dying." In ten minutes, " Now it is come" ! he said, put up his hand as if to stop a blow, and died in a minute.

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