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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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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1879 - 665 pages
...to the archbishop: " 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 :...noise and oppositions of this place; and indeed. God nnd nature dkl not intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. My lord, my particular contests...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1880
...accomplish : Mr LORD — When I lost tho freedom of my cell, which was my college, yet I fonnd gome degree of it in my quiet country parsonage. But I...am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place ; aud, indeed, God and nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. And,...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1879 - 665 pages
...and quietness. My lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers here have proved the more unpleasant to me, because I believe him to be a good man ; and that beb'ef hath occasioned me to examine mine own conscience concerning his opinions." Study had not on\y...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...is the appeal: ' 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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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...following is the appeal: 'My Lord,— When I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college, yet I fonnd some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage. But...noise and oppositions of this place ; and, indeed, (lod and nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. And, my lord, my particular...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 31

1845
...archbishop, but not without opposition and clamour. " I am weary," writes the mild and gentle Hooker, " of the noise and oppositions of this place ; and,...Nature did not intend me for contentions, but for stxidy and quietness." Soon after Travers was prohibited from preaching, Hooker resigned the masf the...
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Men and Books: Or, Studies in Homiletics; Lectures Introductory to The ...

Austin Phelps - Preaching - 1882 - 354 pages
...ecclesiastical superior, Archbishop Whitgift, " I am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place. God and nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness." And he proceeds to pray that he may be removed to "some quiet parsonage, where," he says, " I may see God's...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...superior to remove him to 'some quiet parsonage.' The following is the appeal: proved the more unpleasant to me, because I believe him to be a good man; and that belief huth occasioned me to examine mine own conscience concerning his opinions. And to satisfy that 1 have...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...Archbishop : — My Lord, — When I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college, yrt I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage :...the noise and oppositions of this place ; and indeed (żod and Nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. My lord, my particular...
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - American literature - 1884 - 518 pages
...disputation, for he especially avoided contention. " I am weary " he says, " of the noise and opposition of this place; and, indeed God and nature did not...me for contentions, but for study and quietness." * He completed the great work already begun, which occupied eight volumes. The appearance of so great...
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