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( if there be such a thing as I ) Fortune ( if there be such a thing as she ) Finds that
I bear so well her tyranny , That she thinks nothing else so fit for me . But though
she part us , to hear my oft prayers For your increase , God is as near me here ...
His merits to the Queen , and her favours to him , were such , that she called him
ber little black husband , and called his servants her servants : and she saw so
visible and blessed a sincerity shine in all his cares and endeavours for the ...
soul , and to make him her confessor ; of which she gave many fair testimonies ;
and of which one was , that “ she would never eat flesh in Lent , without obtain“
ing a licence from her little black hus“ band : " and would often say , “ she pitied ...
Church's good the chiefest of his cares , and that she also thought so . And of this
there were such daily testimonies given , as begot betwixt them so mutual a joy
and confidence , that they seemed born to believe and do good to each other ...
one of his Chaplains to enquire of Mrs. Hooker , for the three remaining books of
Polity , writ by her husband : of which she would not , or could not , give any
account : and that about three months after that time the Bishop procured her to
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Important as a source especially for Donne and Herbert, though I believe Amy Charles was critical of Walton in her life of Herbert . Walton does tend to idealize his subjects. Read full review