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" at the Mount of St Mary's, in the stony stage where I now stand, I have brought you some fine biscuits, baked in the oven of charity, carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation. "
The lounger's common-place book, or, Miscellaneous collections, in history ... - Page 220
by Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - 1807
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The Polyanthea: Or, A Collection of Interesting Fragments, in ..., Volume 1

Charles Henry Wilson - Anecdotes - 1804
...now stand, I have brought you some fine biscuits, baked in the oven of cha^ lity, carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the Spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation." MARSHAL SAXE, THIS gallant officer, a few weeks after the brilliant campaign of 1746, used to drive...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...I now stand, 1 have brought you some fine biskets baked in the oven of charity, carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sv.eet swallows of salvation." Ur. Arrowsmith, in a sermon before the house of commons, January 25,...
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The Principles of Eloquence: Adapted to the Pulpit and the Bar

Jean Siffrein Maury - Eloquence - 1807 - 275 pages
...the stony stage where I now stand, ' I have brought you some fine biscuits carefully conserved • for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, ' and the sweet swallows of salvation.' — GIBBON'S Rhetoric, p. 17. The Spectator humorously describes the abuse of figurative Eloquence,...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - Anecdotes - 1807
...the following elaborate one ; " Some fine baskets baked in the oven of charity; carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation." Sometimes their quaintness has some humour. One Sir Humphrey Lind, a zealous puritan, published a work...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...now stand, I have brought you some fint biscuits, baked in the oven of charity, carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation." '* Which way of preaching," says Anthony Wood, the reporter of the homily, " was tlieii mostly in fashion,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 29

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
...stand, I have brought you some fine hiskets, haked in the oven of charity, and carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation." This style was much admired in his days even by the generality of the scholars, and indeed such alliteration...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 12, Issue 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1813
...stand, I have brought you somę fine biscuits, baked in the oven of charity. lity, carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation." * Very few years elapsed before the general serenity of the kingdom allowed leisure for study; and...
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The Lives of the Puritans: Containing a Biographical Account of ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Brook - Puritans - 1813 - 18 pages
...brought you some fine b-skets, baked in the oven of " charity, and carefully conserved for the chickins of the " church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows " of salvation."* This way of preaching was then mostly fashionable, and commended by the generality of scholars * Wood...
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Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth ...

John Walker - English letters - 1813
...stond, I have brought you some fyne " biskets baked in the oven of Charitie, carefully conserved " for the chickens of the Church, the sparrows of the spirit, " and the sweet swallowes of Salvation, &c." " He was some time of Cardinal College in Oxford, afterwards M. of Arts,...
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The Lives of the Puritans: Containing a Biographical Account of ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Brook - Puritans - 1813 - 18 pages
...brought you some fine biskets, baked in the oven of * ( charity, and carefully conserved for the chickins of the " church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows *^ of salvation."t This way of preaching was then mostly fashionable, and commended by the generality of...
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