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" My Lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college; yet, I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage : but I am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place, and indeed God and nature did not intend me for contentions, but... "
Biographia evangelica - Page 296
by Erasmus Middleton - 1816
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The baptist Magazine

1864
...behold God's blessing spring out of my mother-earth, and eat my own bread without opposition ; for, indeed, God and nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness." Such pleading as this for a lower place could scarcely be denied, and the Archbishop was the more disposed...
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Bishop Jewel. Bernard Gilpin. Richard Hooker. Archbishop Whitgift. John ...

Christian biography - 1810
...to this purpose. , " My Lord, When I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my College, 'yet I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage :...intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. My Lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers here have proved the more unpleasant to me, because...
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Biographia evangelica; or, An historical account of ... the most ..., Volume 2

Erasmus Middleton - 1810
...following letter. " MY LORD, " "When I ]o..t the freedom of my cell, which was my f college, yet I found some degree of it in my quiet " country parsonage....•' did not intend me for contentions, but for study aud " quietness. And, my lord, my particular contests here " with Mr Travers have proved the more ur.plea««...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1814
...following letter : " My lord,- When I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college, yet I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage. But...contests here with Mr. Travers have proved the more unpleasant to me, because I believe him to be a good man ; and that belief hath occasioned me to examine...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 18

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...following letter : " My lord, When I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college, yet I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage. But...contests here with Mr. Travers have proved the more unpleasant to me, because I believe him to be a good man ; and that belief hath occasioned me to examine...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1814
...following letter: " My lord, When I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college, yet I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage. But...of this place ; and indeed God and nature did not iutend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. And, my lord, my particular contests here with...
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Evangelical Biography: Or, An Historical Account of the Lives & Deaths of ...

Erasmus Middleton - Christian biography - 1816
...letter. «« MY Loun, «« When I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my « college, yet I found some degree of it, in my quiet « country parsonage....unplea« sant to me, because I believe him to be a good cc man ; and that belief hath occasioned me to exa«« mine mine own conscience concerning his' opinions....
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1817
...this purpose : " My Lord, when I lost the free" dom of my cell, which was my college, yet I " found some degree of it in my quiet country " parsonage;...•• oppositions of this place, and indeed God and ' See Dr. Spencer's Address to the Reader, prefixed to the first •dition of " Hooker's Ecclesiastical...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...blessed tranquillity which he always prayed and laboured for. ' I am weary,' he said to the Archbishop, ' of the noise and oppositions of this place, and indeed...intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. I have begun to write a book which hath for its object (he peace of the Church. To this end I have...
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The Works of Mr. Richard Hooker: In Eight Books : of the Laws of ...

Richard Hooker, Izaak Walton - Church polity - 1821
...to this purpose, '' My Lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college ; yet, I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage :...did not intend me for contentions, but for study and quietuess. And, my Lord, my particular contests here with Mr. Travers have proved the more unpleasant...
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