Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with the History of Religion in England ; from the Commencement of the Reformation to the Revolution, Volume 4
F. C. and J. Rivington, 1818 - Christian biography
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Page 450 - Wilt thou forgive that sin where I begun, Which was my sin, though it were done before? VOL. iv. GG Wilt Wilt thou forgive that sin through which I run, And do run still though still I do deplore? When thou hast done, thou hast not done, For I have more.
Page 427 - I have seen a dreadful vision since I saw you. I have seen my dear wife pass twice by me through this room with her hair hanging about her shoulders and a dead child in her arms. This I have seen since I saw you.
Page 467 - These being got, then without delay a choice painter was got to be in readiness to draw his picture, which was taken as followeth :—Several charcoal fires being first made in his large study, he brought with him into that place his winding-sheet in his hand, and having put off all his clothes, had this sheet put on him, and so tied with knots at his head and feet, and his hands so placed as dead bodies are usually fitted, to be shrouded and put into their coffin or grave.
Page 282 - 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...
Page 430 - Mourning As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their souls to go, Whilst some of their sad friends do say 'The breath goes now,' and some say 'No'; So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods nor sigh-tempests move; 'Twere profanation of our joys To tell the laity our love. Moving of th...
Page 455 - Since I am coming to that holy room Where, with Thy choir of saints for evermore, I shall be made Thy music; as I come I tune the instrument here at the door, And what I must do then, think here before.
Page 195 - I charge you to deliver to your mother and tell her I send her a bishop's benediction with it, and beg the continuance of her prayers for me. And if you bring my horse back to me, I will give you ten groats more, to carry you on foot to the college : and so God bless you, good Richard.
Page 430 - But trepidation of the spheres, Though greater far, is innocent. Dull sublunary lovers' love —Whose soul is sense— cannot admit Absence, because it doth remove Those things which elemented it. But we by a love so...