The Holy and Profane States: With Some Account of the Author and His Writings

Hilliard and Brown, 1831 - 293 Seiten

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Seite 56 - He studieth his scholars' natures as carefully as they their books ; and ranks their dispositions into several forms. And though it may seerq difficult for him in a great school to descend to all particulars, yet experienced schoolmasters may quickly make a grammar of boys' natures, and reduce them all, saving some few exceptions, to these general rules.
Seite 70 - Is a gentleman in ore, whom the next age may see refined.
Seite 35 - He doth not only move the bread of life, and toss it up and down in generalities, but also breaks it into particular directions. Drawing it down to cases of conscience, that a man may be warranted in his particular actions, whether they be lawful or not.
Seite 98 - Why doth not the water recover his right over the earth, being higher in nature ? Whence came the salt, and who first boiled it, which made so much brine ? When the winds are not only wild in a storm, but even stark mad in a hurricane...
Seite 74 - ... that the principal strength of an army consisteth in the infantry or foot. And to make good infantry, it requireth men bred, not in a servile or indigent fashion, but in some free and plentiful manner.
Seite 60 - ... flesh with whipping than giving them good education. No wonder if his scholars hate the muses, being presented unto them in the shape of fiends and furies. Such an Orbilius mars more scholars than he makes. Their tyranny hath caused many tongues to stammer which spake plain by nature, and whose stuttering at first was nothing else but fears quavering on their speech at their master's presence; and whose mauling them about their heads hath dulled those who in quickness exceeded their master.
Seite xliii - F fastened by the masters of the assemblies " (Eccles. xii. n), yet, sure, their examples are the hammer to drive them in, to take the deeper hold. A father that whipped his son for swearing, and swore himself whilst he whipped him, did more harm by his example than good by his correction.
Seite 51 - These times are the ancient times, when the world is ancient, and not those which we account ancient ordine retrograde, by a computation backward from ourselves.
Seite 143 - ... he weeded the library) many weed foreign countries, bringing home Dutch drunkenness, Spanish pride, French wantonness, and Italian atheism. As for the good herbs, Dutch industry, Spanish loyalty, French courtesy, and Italian frugality, these they leave behind them. Others bring home just nothing; and, because they singled not themselves from their countrymen, though some years beyond sea, were never out of England.
Seite 136 - Jest not with the two-edged sword of God's word. Will nothing please thee to wash thy hands in but the font ? or to drink healths in but the church chalice ? And know the whole art is learnt at the first admission, and profane jests will come without calling.

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