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and with meek Mofes , “ Lord , “ who am I ? ” And sure if he had consulted with
flesh and blood , he had not for these reasons put his hand to that holy plough .
But God , who is able to prevail , wrestled with him , as the Angel did with Jacob ...
To my Lord's Grace of “ Canterbury now being , I leave my pic“ ture of Divine
Love , rarely copied from “ one in the King's galleries , of my pre“ sentation to his
Majesty ; beseeching “ him to receive it as a pledge of my 66 humble reverence
To which the good man's reply was to this purpose : “ The Lord for“ give them ;
and the Lord bless you for 66 this comfortable news . Now I have a * just
occasion to say with Solomon , “ Friends are born for the days of adversity ; “ and
such you ...
now apprehend to be near : and “ though I have by his grace loved him “ in my
youth , and feared him in mine “ age , and laboured to have a conscience « c void
of offence to him , and to all men ; yet if thou , O Lord , be extreme to “ mark what I
... partakers of . In the mean time , Bless , O Lord ! Lord , bless bis brethren , the
Clergy of this nation , avith effe & tual endeavours to attain , if not to bis great
learning , yet to his remarkable meekness , bis godly fimplicity , and bis Chriftian
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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