An historical account of the episcopal see, and cathedral church, of Sarum

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Page 27 - This many summers in a sea of glory, But far beyond my depth: my high-blown pride At length broke under me; and now has left me, Weary and old with service, to the mercy Of a rude stream, that must for ever hide me.
Page 27 - Farewell, a long farewell to all my greatness ! This is the state of man ; to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him : The third day comes a frost, a killing frost ; And, — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do.
Page 111 - ... but if any one shall presume to attempt this, let him know that he will incur the indignation of Almighty God, and of the blessed apostles Peter and Paul.
Page 109 - Honorius, bishop, Servant of the servants of God to our rev. brother Richard, bishop, and to our beloved sons the Dean and Chapter of Sarum, health and apostolical benediction. My sons the dean and chapter, it having been heretofore alleged before us on your behalf, that forasmuch as your church is built within the compass of the...
Page i - An Historical Account of the Episcopal See, and Cathedral Church of Sarum or Salisbury ; comprising Biographical Notices of the Bishops, the History of the Establishment from the earliest Period, and a Description of the Monuments, principally compiled from the Records of the Church.
Page 107 - Let us, in God's name, descend into the level. There are rich champaigns and fertile valleys, abounding in the fruits of the earth, and profusely watered by living streams. There is a seat for the Virgin patroness of our Church to which the whole world cannot produce a parallel.
Page 230 - Martin in the other; it is set in a table of- wood, and a thing in the middle to put in the Sacrament when it is born; weighing 503oz.
Page 89 - Frenchman," which was printed on a sheet, pasted on the walls in every part of London, and distributed among the members of parliament, as they entered the house. In 1763, he superintended the publication of " Henry Earl of Clarendon's diary and letters," and wrote the preface which is prefixed to those papers. In June of this year, he accompanied Lord Bath to Spa, where he became acquainted with the hereditary Prince of Brunswick (the late Duke,) from whom he received marked and particular attention,...
Page 191 - My only difficulty is about the noble descent, ascribed to him, in the words ' de ducibus de nobilibus primordia duxit,' but he may have been the younger son of some noble family in Normandy, which the monks may have known, from evidences not noticed by general historians, or they may have introduced it here for rhyme sake.
Page 90 - In 1776 he was removed from the chapter of Windsor to that of St Paul's. During this and the subsequent year, he was employed in preparing Captain Cook's journal for publication, which he undertook at the urgent request of Lord Sandwich, then first lord of the admiralty. In 1777 he assisted Lord Hardwicke in arranging his miscellaneous papers, which came out in the following year.

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