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... had a strange kind of elegant irresistible art ; ) these and time had so
dispassionated Sir George , that as the world had approved his daughter's choice
, so he also could not but see a more than ordinary merit in his new son ; and this
at last ...
This Thomas , a little before his death , dreamed that the University Treasury was
robbed by townsmen and poor scholars , and that the number was five ; and
being that day to write to his son Henry at Oxford , he thought it worth so much
... yet his resolution was , that his fon Edwin should be sent to Corpus Christi
College in Oxford , and by all means be pupil to Mr. Hooker , though his son
Edwin was not much younger than Mr. Hooker then was : for the Bishop said , “ I
will have ...
This Cranmer , ” ( says Mr. Camden , in his Annals of Queen Elizabeth , ) “ whose
Christian name was George , was “ a gentleman of fingular hopes , the 66 eldest
son of Thomas Cranmer , son of 66 Edmund Cranmer , the Archbishop's ...
Nor did his son , our late King Charles the First , ever mention him but with the
fame reverence , enjoining his son , our now gracious King , to be ftudious in Mr.
Hooker's books . And our learned antiquary Mr. Camden “ , mentioning the death
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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