The Rectors of Loughborough

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Oxford, 1882 - Clergy - 52 pages
 

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Page 40 - By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. 16 But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Page 30 - The friends we mourn with sacred lore were fraught, And truths divine with Christian zeal they taught. Still may they teach! still from the grave impart Such truths as melt the eye and mend the heart ! Oh ! from their tombs may holy musings rise, And Life's poor triflers as they read grow wise!
Page 39 - Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for Thou art with me
Page 23 - He was a judicious solid divine, an excellent preacher, and an holy liver. His deportment was grave and serious, his temper mild, humble and peaceable ; in general somewhat reserved. He lived with the eminently pious old lady Bromley, widow to judge Bromley. LUBBENHAM [V.] Mr.
Page 30 - Glads with its sweets the living scenes alone. The friends we mourn with sacred love were fraught, And truths divine with Christian zeal they taught. Still may they teach, still from the grave impart, Such truths as melt the eye, and mend the heart. Oh ! from the tomb, may holy musings rise, And life's poor...
Page 52 - Dedications to All Saints, and to the Blessed Virgin, should be viewed with some suspicion until firmly established, for in the time of Henry VIII. the dedication festivals, or 'wakes,' were often transferred to All Saints...
Page 14 - Christe quod non jacet hic lapis iste, Corpus ut ornetur, sed Spiritus ut [mem]oretur.
Page 15 - Et sicut ponor, ponitur omnis honor.' a This tomb and brass have disappeared, as has the ' South Lodge ' with its window displaying his coat of arms and emblem ; the latter, a wren holding a trefoil in its claw, and his motto — ' Turbinibus superest coelo duce praescius.' Dean Wren explains this emblem as chosen because, 'the trefoil or clover shrinking before a storm foretold a change of weather,' and the wren was supposed to have the same prescience.
Page 36 - Market-place prior to carrying their intention into effect. Dr. Hardy, who was a magistrate for the county, with the Riot Act in his pocket, after despatching a messenger to Leicester to request the aid of the military quartered there, nothing daunted, mounted his pony and rode alone into the middle of the...
Page 24 - Foster [qv], was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, of which he became a fellow.

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