The life of Edward lord Herbert, of Cherbury, written by himself [ed. by H. Walpole]. With a prefatory memoir

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עמוד 52 - Veritate; if it be for thy glory, I beseech thee give me some sign from heaven ; if not, I shall suppress it.
עמוד 9 - Else should our souls in vain, elect, And vainer yet were Heaven's laws, When to an everlasting cause They gave a perishing effect. Nor here on earth then, nor above, Our good affection can impair, For where God doth admit the fair, Think you that he excludeth love? • •«• • These eyes again then, eyes shall see, . . And hands again these hands enfold, And all chaste pleasures can be told Shall with us everlasting be.
עמוד 9 - ... told Shall with us everlasting be. For if no use of sense remain When bodies once this life forsake, Or they could no delight partake, Why should they ever rise again?
עמוד 52 - Veritate, in my hand, and, kneeling on my knees, devoutly said these words : " O thou eternal God, author of the light which now shines upon me, and giver of all inward illuminations, I do beseech thee, of thy...
עמוד 22 - A good rider on a good horse is as much above himself and others as the world can make him.
עמוד 32 - I cou'd well do to those two which remained, was to ward their thrusts, which I did with that resolution that I got ground upon them. Sir John Ayres was now got up a third time, when I making towards him with...
עמוד 12 - Cardiganshire, and had power, in a marshal law, to execute offenders ; in the using thereof he was so just, that he acquired to himself a singular reputation ; as may appear upon the records of that time, kept in the Paper-chamber at Whitehall, some touch whereof I have made in my History of Henry the Eighth : of him I can say little more, than that he likewise was a great suppressor of rebels, thieves, and outlaws...
עמוד 19 - I conceive it is a fine study, and worthy a gentleman, to be a good botanic, that so he may know the nature of all herbs and plants, being our fellow-creatures, and made for the use of man ; for which purpose it will be fit for him to cull out of some good...
עמוד 16 - ... besides, he was of that rare temper in governing his choler, that I never saw him angry during the time of my stay there, and have heard so much of him for many years before. When occasion of offence was given him, I have seen him redden in the face, and after remain for a while silent; but when he spake, his words were so calm and gentle, that I found he had digested his choler...
עמוד 36 - I was invited by them to a great feast the night before I went out of town ; taking my leave of them both, I prepared for my journey the next morning ; when I was ready to depart, a messenger...

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