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... you undertook the like office for our friend Sir Henry Wotton : betwixt which two
there was a friendship begun in Oxford , continued in their various travels , and
more confirmed in the religious friendship of age ; and doubtless this excellent ...
lights of mankind ; infomuch as Robert Earl of Essex ( then one of the darlings of
fortune , and in greatest favour with Queen Elizabeth ) invited him first into a
friendship , and , after a knowledge of his great abilities , to be one of his
Betwixt Mr. Hooker and these his two pupils there was a sacred friendship ; a
friendship made up of religious principles , which increased daily by a similitude
of inclinations to the same recreations and studies ; a friendship elemented in
By which means they improved this friendship to such a degree of holy amity , as
bordered upon heaven ; a friendship so facred , that when it ended in this world ,
it began in that next , where it shall have no end . And , though this world cannot ...
... and disdained not earnestly to beg his friendship ; even a familiar friendship
with a man of so much quiet learning and humility . To enumerate the many
particular points , in which Mr. Hooker and Mr. Travers diffented , ( all or most of
which I ...
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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