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" He used often to say, that if he were to choose a place to die in, it should be an inn ; it looking like a pilgrim's going home, to whom this world was all as an inn, and who was weary of the noise and confusion in it. "
The old inns of old England: a picturesque account of the ancient and ... - Page 29
by Charles George Harper - 1906
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1902
.... . There were two remarkable circumstances in his death. He used often to say, that if he were to choose a place to die in, it should be an inn ; it...like a pilgrim's going home, to whom this world was all as an inn, and who was weary with the noise and confusion in it. He added, that the officious tenderness...
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Memoirs of the city of London and its celebrities, Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1902
...an inn, and the desire was gratified. " He used often to say," writes Burnet, " that if he were to choose a place to die in, it should be an inn. It looked like a pilgrim going home, to whom this world was all as an inn, and who was weary of the noise...
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The life and letters of Robert Leighton: restoration bishop of Dunblane and ...

Dugald Butler - 1903 - 607 pages
...of warfare, and when the shades of evening were stealing on, he desired an inn to rest and die in, " it looking like a pilgrim's going home, to whom this world was all as an inn, and who was weary with the noise and confusion in it." Most men desire the presence...
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London vanished and vanishing

Philip Norman - English literature - 1905 - 294 pages
...where Archbishop Leighton died in 1684. As Burnet tells us, he had often said that " if he were to choose a place to die in it should be an Inn ; it looked like a pilgrim's going-home to whom this world was all as an Inn, and who was weary of the noise...
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Englische studien: Organ für englische philologie unter ..., Volume 38

English philology - 1907
...seinen älteren Zeitgenossen, erzbischof Leighton (f 1684): "He uscd often to say, that if he were to choose a place to die in, it should be an inn; it looking like a pilgrim's going hörne, to whom this world was all äs an inn, and who was weary with the noise and confusion in it....
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The International Encyclopedia of Prose and Poetical Quotations from the ...

Quotations, English - 1908 - 1029 pages
...BROU.NK. He (Archbishop Leightou) used often to say that if he were to chôme a place ti> 'Ik in.it should be an inn; it looking like a pilgrim's going home, to whom this world was all as an Inn, and who was weary »iifi the noise and confusion in it. . , . And he obtained what he...
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The History of Signboards from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

John Camden Hotten - Signs and signboards - 1908 - 536 pages
...honest, steady advocate of peace and forbearance, died in 1684. " He often uaed to say that if he were to choose a place to die in, it should be an Inn ; it looks like a pilgrim's goiug home, to whom this world was all as an Inn, and who was weary of the noise...
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Memorials of Old London, Volume 2

Peter Hampson Ditchfield - London (England) - 1908
...There Archbishop Leighton died in 1684. As Burnet tells us, he had often sa'id that "if he were to choose a place to die in it should be an Inn; it looked like a pilgrim's going home, to whom this world was all as an Inn, and who was weary of the...
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Vanishing England: The Book

Peter Hampson Ditchfield - England - 1910 - 403 pages
...generation. Archbishop Leighton, who died in 1684, often used to say to Bishop Burnet that "if he were to choose a place to die in it should be an inn ; it looked like a pilgrim's going home, to whom this world was all as an Inn, and who was weary of the...
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Old country inns of England

Henry Parr Maskell, Edward W. Gregory - Bars (Drinking establishments) - 1911 - 294 pages
...Warwick Lane, died the good Archbishop Leighton in 1684. " He often used to say that if he were to choose a place to die in, it should be an inn ; it looks like a pilgrim's going home, to whom this world was all as an inn, and who was weary of the noise...
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