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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 School History of English Literature, Volume 1

Elizabeth Lee - English literature - 1896 - 206 pages
...ELIZABETHAN PROSE. 151 When I lost the freedom of my cell (he said), which was my college, yet I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage : but I am weary of the noise and opposition of this place; and, indeed, God and nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study...
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Leaders of Thought in the English Church

William Macdonald Sinclair - 1896 - 378 pages
...this purpose : ' My Lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college -r yet, I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage ; but I am weary of the noise and opposition of this place ; and ijndeed, God and nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study...
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Puritan and Anglican: Studies in Literature

Edward Dowden - Anglicans - 1900 - 341 pages
...he wrote to the Archbishop, " when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college, yet I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage ;...me for contentions, but for study and quietness." His desire, he says, was to keep himself in peace and privacy, to behold God's blessing spring out...
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A first sketch of English literature. With suppl. to the end of queen ...

Henry Morley - 1912
...to the Archbishop, " My Lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college, yet I found y repentance. It becomes me not to draw my pen in...Dryden added, " I will not say, ' The teal of God' My Lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers here have proved the more unpleasant to me, because...
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The Complete Angler [and] the Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert and ...

Izaak Walton - Fishing - 1901 - 497 pages
...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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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1901
...When I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college ; yet I found some degree of it in my 28o quiet country parsonage ; but I am weary of the noise...oppositions of this place, and indeed God and nature did nut intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. And, my lord, my particular contests here...
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Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1902
...temper and aim : 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 ;...God and nature did not intend me for contentions, hut for study and ([iiietnes.s. And, my lord, my particular contests here with Mr Travers have proved...
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Richard Hooker

Vernon Staley - England - 1907 - 208 pages
...the Archbishop he wrote : " 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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The Works

Richard Hooker, John Keble, Richard William Church - Anglican Communion
...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 quiet" ness. My Lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers " here have proved the more unpleasant...
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Walton's Lives: Conformist Commemorations and the Rise of Biography

Jessica Martin - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 353 pages
...hamlet. In a significant speech made (supposedly) to Whitgift himself, Walton has his Hooker claim ... I am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place;...intend me for Contentions, but for Study and quietness ... I have . . . begun a treatise, in which I intend a Justification of the laws of our Ecclesiasticall...
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