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Page 33 - ... not an open enemy, that hath done me this dishonour : for then I could have borne it.
Page 105 - ... 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.
Page 198 - The poor man blessed him for it, and he blessed the poor man : and was so like the good Samaritan, that he gave him money to refresh both himself and his horse, and told him that, " if he loved himself, he should be merciful to his beast.
Page 94 - And after these days Elisabeth his wife conceived; and she hid herself five months, saying, Thus hath the Lord done unto me in the days wherein he looked upon me, to take away my reproach among men.
Page 42 - But, notwithstanding this averseness, he was at last persuaded to accept of the Bishop's proposal ; and was, by patent for life, made Master of the Temple the 17th of March 1585, he being then in the thirty-fourth year of his age.
Page 35 - God's disfavor; for he was a virtuous man. I shall not yet give the like testimony of his wife, but leave the reader to judge by what follows. But to this house Mr. Hooker came so wet, so weary, and weather-beaten, that he was never known to express more passion than against a friend that dissuaded him from footing it to London, and for finding him no easier an horse, — supposing the horse trotted when he did not; — and at this time also, such a faintness and fear possessed him, that he would...
Page 33 - ... university, free from selfends, which the friendships of age usually are not. And in this sweet, this blessed, this spiritual amity, they went on for many years, and, as the holy Prophet saith, so " they took sweet counsel together, and walked in the house of God as friends.
Page 99 - I have been long preparing to leave it, and gathering comfort for the dreadful hour of making my account with God, which I now apprehend to be near: and though I have by his grace loved him in my youth, and feared him in mine age, and laboured to have a conscience void of offence to him, and to all men; yet if thou, O Lord! be extreme to mark what I have done amiss, who can abide it...