The Life and Letters of Dr. Samuel Butler: Jan. 30, 1774-March 1, 1831

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J. Murray, 1896 - Christian education
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Page 214 - THE UNIVERSITY of CAMBRIDGE is a society of students in all and every of the liberal arts and sciences, incorporated (13th Eliz. c. 29.) by the name of " The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
Page 67 - STAND fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
Page 112 - ... that you are trying to raise early bulls under glass." [Laughter.] Well, I will not tire you with these experiences. I can only congratulate Mr. Burroughs upon his success, and I beg that you will sympathize with me upon my failure; and now then allow me to conclude my crude remarks by thanking you for the very kind manner in which you have listened to my remarks and my experiences. I assure you — they are all of them true. And I thank you, sir, for your kind introduction, which I am afraid...
Page 57 - Richardson, whole scenes of Foote, favourite pieces from the periodical press ; and, among them, I have heard recited " The Orgies of Bacchus." His abode in the house became at last so tiresome to Mrs. Parr, that she insulted him in a manner which I shall not record. From this time, the visits of Porson were not repeated at Hatton ; and though there was no open breach of friendship, on his part, there was no continuance of kindness, notwithstanding Dr. Parr's strenuous endeavours to secure his comforts...
Page 58 - English, my tutor, seeing the visitation that was evidently intended for him, feigned an excuse for going into the town, and left Porson and myself together. I ought to have observed that he had already produced one bottle of sherry to moisten the Professor's throat, and that he left out another, in case it should be required.
Page 184 - DURING THE ARDUOUS CAMPAIGNS IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL, THE SOUTH OF FRANCE, AND THE MEMORABLE PLAINS OF WATERLOO, THAN FOR HIS BENEVOLENT AND PATERNAL CARE IN PROVIDING FOR THE COMFORTS AND SUPPLYING THE NECESSITIES OF HIS VICTORIOUS COUNTRYMEN, AND FOR THAT HUMANITY AND GENEROSITY WHICH THEIR VANQUISHED FOES EXPERIENCED AND ACKNOWLEDGED, THE INHABITANTS OF THE TOWN AND COUNTY OF SALOP HAVE ERECTED THIS COLUMN AND STATUE, AS A MEMORIAL OF THEIR RESPECT AND GRATITUDE TO AN ILLUSTRIOUS CONTEMPORARY, AND...

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