Handbook to the Cathedrals of England: Saint Paul's

J. Murray, 1879 - 228 Seiten

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Seite 220 - And do you reproach me with my education in this place, and with my relation to this most respectable body, which I shall always esteem my greatest advantage and my highest honour?
Seite 92 - There is no instance of a man before Gibbons who gave to wood the loose and airy lightness of flowers, and chained together the various productions of the elements with a free disorder natural to each species.
Seite 188 - Come off, ye bishops, away with your superfluities, yield up your thousands ; be content with hundreds, as they be in other Reformed churches, where be as great learned men as you are. Let your portion be priestlike, and not princelike ; let the queen have the rest of your temporalities and other lands, to maintain these...
Seite 219 - I spent many years in that illustrious society, in a well-regulated course of useful discipline and studies, and in the agreeable and improving commerce of gentlemen and of scholars ; in a society where emulation without envy, ambition without jealousy, contention without animosity, incited industry, and awakened genius; where a liberal pursuit of knowledge, and a genuine freedom of thought, was raised, encouraged, and pushed forward by example, by commendation, and by authority.
Seite 24 - Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Sion ; for it is time that thou have mercy upon her ; yea, the time is come. 14 And why? thy servants think upon her stones, and it pitieth them to see her in the dust.
Seite 191 - It is well it was from a stranger. Had it been any of our subjects, we should have questioned the matter.
Seite 200 - Laud, look to thyself ; be assured thy life is sought. As thou art the fountain of all wickedness, repent thee of thy monstrous sins, before thou be taken out of the world, &c.
Seite 191 - I meant no harm : nor did I think it would offend your Majesty when I intended it for a New-year's gift.
Seite 220 - ... raised, encouraged, and pushed forward by example, by commendation, and by authority. I breathed the same atmosphere that the Hookers, the Chillingworths, and the Lockes had breathed before; whose benevolence and humanity were as extensive as their vast genius and...
Seite 44 - His body hath England, for she it bred, Netherlands his blood, in her defence shed, The Heavens have his soul, the Arts have his fame, All soldiers the grief, the World his good name.

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