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" ... a preacher in earnest ; weeping sometimes for his auditory, sometimes with them ; always preaching to himself, like an angel from a cloud, but in none ; carrying some, as St. Paul was, to heaven in holy raptures, and enticing others by a sacred art... "
The Lives of John Donne: Sir Henry Wolton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George ... - Page 50
by Izaak Walton - 1805
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George Herbert and His Times: With 32 Illus

A. G. Hyde - 1906 - 327 pages
...sometimes with them ; always preaching to himself, like an Angel from a cloud, but in none : carrying some, as St. Paul was, to Heaven in holy raptures, and enticing others by a sacred art and courtship to amend their lives." Walton, indeed, in his memorial verses on the dean's...
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Pilgrim's Progress

John Bunyan - Poets, English - 1909 - 426 pages
...sometimes with them; always preaching to himself, like an angel from a cloud, but in none; carrying some, as St. Paul was, to heaven in holy raptures, and enticing others by a sacred art and courtship to amend their lives ; here picturing a vice so as to make it ugly to those...
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By Chelsea Reach: Some Riverside Records

Reginald Blunt - Chelsea (London, England) - 1921 - 278 pages
...them : — always preaching to himself like an angel from a cloud, but in none : — carrying some, as St Paul was, to heaven in holy raptures, and enticing others by a sacred art and courtship to amend their lives ; here picturing a vice so as to make it ugly to those...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...sometimes with them ; always preaching to himself, like an angel from a cloud, but in none ; carrying some, weep in bliss — • Ah, that maternal smile ! It answers — Yes. sacred art and courtship to amend their lives : here picturing a vice so as to make it ugly to those...
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Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions: Together with Death's Duel

John Donne - Literary Criticism - 1959 - 188 pages
...sometimes with them; always preaching to himself like an angel from a cloud, but in none; carrying some, as St. Paul was, to Heaven in holy raptures, and enticing others by a sacred art and courtship to amend their lives: here picturing a vice so as to make it ugly to those...
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John Donne: Selections from Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions, and Prayers

John Donne - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 309 pages
...sometimes with them: always preaching to himself, like an Angel from a cloud, but in none; carrying some, as St. Paul was, to heaven in holy raptures, and enticing others by a sacred Art and Courtship to amend their lives; here picturing a vice so as to make it ugly to those...
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Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions and Death's Duel

John Donne - Literary Collections - 2007 - 244 pages
...sometimes with them; always preaching to himself like an angel from a cloud, but in none; carrying some, as St. Paul was, to Heaven in holy raptures, and enticing others by a sacred art and courtship to amend their lives: here picturing a vice so as to make it ugly to those...
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The Citizen, Volumes 1-2

University extension - 1895
...sometimes with them; always preaching to himself, like an angel from a cloud but in none; carrying some, as St. Paul was, to heaven in holy raptures and enticing others by a sacred art and courtship to amend their lives; here picturing a vice so as to make it ugly to those...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 2

Liberalism (Religion) - 1825
...sometimes with them ; always preaching to himself, like an angel from a cloud, but in none ; carrying some, as St. Paul was, to heaven in holy raptures, and enticing others by a sacred art and courtship to amend their lives ; here picturing a vice, so as to make it ugly to those...
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