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... for this employment ( to say nothing of the event of it ) did not only diyert him
from those too serious studies and sad thoughts , but seemed to give him a new
life , by a true occasion of joy , to be an eye - witness of the health of his most
that occasions this relation , was born in the year of Christ 1521. ... A
commendation which Sir Henry Wotton took occasion often to remember with
great gladness , and thankfully to boast himself the son of such a father ; from
whom indeed he ...
I name them here , for that I shall have occasion to mention them in this following
discourse ; as also George Cranmer their brother , of whose useful abilities my
reader may have a more authentic testimony than my pen can purchase for him ...
That like it was upon a like occasion of exceptions , to which his answer was , 66
Your next argument consists of railing and of rea“ sons : to your railing I say
nothing ; to your reasons I say what follows . " And I am glad of this fair occasion
... 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 have proved to me .
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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