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And having writ these two Lives , I lay quiet twenty years , without a thought of
either troubling myself or others , by any new engagement in this kind ; for I
thought I knew my unfitness . But , about that time , Dr. Gauden ( then Lord
Bishop of ...
And though there may be some four dispositions , which may think this not worth
a memorial , yet that wise knight , Baptista Guarini , ( whom learned Italy accounts
one of her ornaments ) thought it neither an uncomely nor an unprofitable ...
But I pass to what will be thought more serious . About the twentieth year of his
age he proceeded Master of Arts ; and at that time read in Latin three lectures de
Oculo ; wherein he having described the form , the motion , the curious
thoughts of my youth which then pos“ fessed me : sweet thoughts indeed , that
promised my growing years numerous “ pleasures , without mixtures of cares , "
and those to be enjoyed , when time “ ( which I therefore thought flow paced ) “
kindness of Mrs. Churchman's curing him of his late distemper and cold ; for that
was so gratefully apprehended by Mr. Hooker , that he thought himself bound in
conscience to believe all that she said : so that the good man came to be ...
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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