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 296by Erasmus Middleton - 1816Full view
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...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...