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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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Shakspeare Diversions: Second Series, from Dogberry to Hamlet

Francis Jacox - 1877 - 479 pages
...as his sun made haste to its setting. Richard Hooker in his last illness said often to Dr. Saravia that he did not beg a long life of God for any other reason, but to live and finish his three remaining books of Church Polity,—" and then, Lord, let...
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The Story of English Literature

Anna Buckland - English literature - 1882 - 519 pages
...work on at his book for some time, and he often said to Dr. Saravia, who came every day to see 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 ' Ecclesiastical Polity,' and then — N...
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Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George Herbert

Izaak Walton - 1888 - 283 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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Izaak Walton's Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George ...

Izaak Walton - Authors, English - 1888 - 283 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 Lives of Doctor John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ...

Izaak Walton, Vernon Blackburn - Authors, English - 1895 - 295 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 Complete Angler [and] the Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert and ...

Izaak Walton - Fishing - 1901 - 497 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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Richard Hooker

Vernon Staley - England - 1907 - 208 pages
...his study, and said after 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 Works

Richard Hooker, John Keble, Richard William Church - Anglican Communion
...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 life of st. Ignatius [extr. from Apostolici. With a tr. of st. Ignatius ...

William Cave - 1842
...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 Quarterly review, Volume 11

Africa - 1814
...maker, to suffer the fruits of his labour to perish. We remember the saying of the pious Hooker, ' 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.' In this prayer we believe that personal...
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