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DR. JOHN DONNE, SIR HENRY WOTTON.
RICHARD HOOKER, GEORGE HERBERT,

AND DR. ROBERT SANDERSON.

With some Account of the Author and his idritings.

BY

THOMAS ZOUCH, D.D., F.L.S.,

Prebendary of Durham.

“ These were honorable men in their generations.'' — Ecclus. xliv. 7.

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HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

FRO, I THE ESTATE OF LAWRCE J. HENDERSON

MAY 19, 1942

There are no colours in the fairest sky,
So fair as these : the feather whence the pen
Was shaped, that traced the lives of these good men
Dropt from an angel's wing : with moistened eye,
We read of faith, and purest charity,
In Statesmen, Priest, and humble Citizen.
Oh! could we copy their mild virtues, then
What joy to live,'what blessedness to die !
Methinks their very names shine still and bright,
Apart-like glow-worms on a summer night;
Or lonely tapers when from far they fling
A guiding ray; or seen-like stars on high,
Satellites burning in a lucid ring,
Around meek Walton's heavenly memory!

WORDSWORTH.

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