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" That he did not beg a long life of God for any other reason, but to live to finish his three remaining Books of Polity; and then, 'Lord, let thy servant depart in peace;'"* which was his usual expression. "
A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ... - Page 220
1784
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The last hours of eminent Christians, from the commencement of the Christian ...

Henry Clissold - Christian biography - 1829 - 552 pages
...Dr. Saravia (who saw him daily, and was • Black's Life of Tasso. the chief comfort of his life) " that he did not beg a long life of God for any other reason but to live to finish his three remaining books of Ecclesiastical Polity ; and then, Lord, let...
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Anecdotes, Religious, Moral, and Entertaining

Charles Buck - Anecdotes - 1831
...He strove particularly to finish his Ecclesiastical Polity, and said often to a friend who visited him daily, that "he did not beg a long life of God for any other reason, but to live to finish the three remaining books of Polity ; and then, "Lord, let thy servant...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Walton's Lives

English literature - 1832
...his study, and said often to Dr. Saravia (who saw him daily, and was the chief comfort of his life), "That he did not beg a long life of God, for any other reason, but to live to finish his three remaining books of Polity ; and then, Lord, let thy servant...
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The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Hebert, and Sanderson, Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1832
...study, and said often to Dr. Saravia (who saw him daily, and was the chief comfort of his life), " That he did not beg a long life of God, for any other reason, but to live to finish his three remaining books of Polity ; and then, Lord, let thy servant...
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Time and temper: a manual of selections from holy Scripture and extr. from ...

Time - 1835
...his study, and said often to Dr. Saravia (who saw him daily, and was the chief comfort of his life), That he did not beg a long life of God, for any other reason, but to live to finish his three remaining books of polity ; and then, " Lord, let thy servant...
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The Church of England magazine [afterw.] The Church of ..., Volumes 32-33

1852
...study, and said often to Dr. Saravia (who saw him daily, and was the chief comfort of his life), " that he did not beg a long life of God for any other reason bit to lire to finish his three remaining books of ' Eolewartieal Polity' ; and then, ' Lord,...
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 12

1840
...Polity, and would often say to Dr. Saravia, prebendary of Canterbury, who constancy attended him, " That he did not beg a long life of God for any other reason, but to live to finish his three remaining books of Polity ; and then, Lord, let Thy servant...
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Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with ..., Volume 3

Christian biography - 1839
...his study, and said often to Dr. Saravia (who saw him daily, and was the chief comfort of his life) " That he did not beg a long life of God, for any other reason, but to live to finish his three remaming books of polity ;' and then, " Lord, let thy servant...
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The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker ..., Volume 1

Richard Hooker, Izaak Walton - Church of England - 1841 - 1470 pages
...study, and said often to Dr. Saravia, (who saw him daily, and was the chief comfort of his life,) " That he " did not beg a long life of God for any other reason, but " to live to finish his three remaining Books of Polity ; and " then, Lord, let thy servant...
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The United States Reader: Containing a Variety of Exercises in Reading ...

John D. Post - Readers - 1842 - 304 pages
...He strove particularly to finish his Ecclesiastical Polity, and said often to a friend who visited him daily, that " he did not beg a long life of God for any other reason, but to live to finish the three remaining books of Polity ; and then, Lord, let thy servant...
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