Walton's Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker, George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson

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Wm. Veazie, 1865 - Great Britain - 386 pages
 

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Page 73 - Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though I must go, endure not yet A breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As stiff twin compasses are two; Thy soul, the fix'd foot, makes no show To move, but doth, if th
Page 25 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Page 100 - The Lord was ready to save me : therefore we will sing my songs to the stringed instruments all the days of our life in the house of the Lord.
Page 74 - To move, but doth if th' other do. And though it in the centre sit, Yet, when the other far doth roam, It leans and hearkens after it, And grows erect as that comes home. Such wilt thou be to me, who must Like th
Page 149 - An Ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.
Page 18 - Complete Angler; or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation : being a Discourse of Rivers, Fishponds. Fish and Fishing, written by IZAAK WALTON ; and Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear Stream, by CHARLES COTTON.
Page 303 - Farrer, and tell him, he shall find in it a picture of the many spiritual conflicts that have passed betwixt God and my soul, before I could subject mine to the will of Jesus my Master: in whose service I have now found perfect freedom. Desire him to read it ; and then, if he can think it may turn to the advantage of any dejected poor soul : let it be made public ; if not let him burn it...
Page 193 - ... not an open enemy, that hath done me this dishonour : for then I could have borne it.
Page 29 - Leaders of the people by their counsels, and by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, wise and eloquent in their instructions...
Page 58 - ... love is a flattering mischief that hath denied aged and wise men a foresight of those evils that too often prove to be the children of that blind father ; a passion that carries us to commit errors with as much ease as whirlwinds move feathers, and begets in us an unwearied industry to the attainment of what we desire.

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