An account of the life and death of ... John Hacket, ed., with additions, by M.E.C. Walcott

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Strana 86 - PREVENT us, O Lord, in all our doings with Thy most gracious favour, and further us with Thy continual help ; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in Thee, we may glorify Thy holy name, and finally by Thy mercy obtain everlasting life ; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Strana 65 - ... he used this honest method to undeceive them. Before the day appointed for the funeral, he was at the pains to learn the whole Office of Burial by heart.
Strana 97 - Let the elders that rule well, be accounted worthy of double honour, especially they that labour in the word and doctrine :" ' especially they0,' — therefore, all elders do not so.
Strana 66 - ... very best and most precious men of their own persuasion. But they were afterwards much more surprised and confounded, when the same person, who had officiated, assured the principal men among them, that not one period of all he had spoken was his own ; and convinced them by ocular demonstration how all was taken word for word out of the very Office ordained for that purpose, in the poor contemptible Book of Common Prayer.
Strana 122 - ... or family : he hoards up no wealth for his relations; but lays out the revenues of his fee in a decent hofpitality, and a charity void of oftentatiqn.
Strana 19 - ... vessels with a funnel. And, which was the greatest burden of his toil, sometimes thrice in a week, sometimes oftener, he sent for the uppermost scholars to his lodgings at night, and kept them with him from eight till eleven, unfolding to them the best rudiments of the Greek tongue and the elements of the Hebrew grammar ; and all this he did to boys without any compulsion of correction ; nay, I never heard him utter so much as a word of austerity among us.
Strana 42 - ... particulars, which we are glad to hear from you. I am sure I shall be a true prophet : I shall be in my grave, and so shall you, my Lord of Durham ; but my Lord of St. David's...
Strana 146 - For in colonizing, upon however small a scale, the vow should be remembered which David vowed unto the Almighty God of Jacob : " I will not suffer mine eyes to sleep, nor mine eyelids to slumber, neither the temples of my head to take any rest, until I have found out a place for the temple of the Lord.
Strana 33 - A late seventeenth-century bishop could plausibly claim that 'in the long reign of Queen Elizabeth and King James, the clergy of the Reformed Church of England grew the most learned of the...
Strana 86 - ... vicars choral, and to all that belong to this Christian foundation. Bless them that live and are encompassed in the close and ground of this cathedral. Pour down the plentiful showers of Thy bounteous goodness upon this neighbour city of Lichfield, the bailiffs, sheriff, aldermen, all the magistrates, and all the inhabitants thereof. LORD, we extend our petitions further, that Thou wilt please to bless all that pertain to this large diocese, for all the clergy of it, that they may be godly examples...

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