The Life of Edward Lord Herbert of Cherbury

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John Warwick, printer to Sir Egerton Brydges, at Lee Priory, Kent, 1823 - 243 עמודים
 

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עמוד 240 - I had no sooner spoken these words, but a loud, though yet gentle noise came from the heavens (for it was like nothing on earth), which did so comfort and cheer me that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon, also, I resolved to print my book.
עמוד xlv - ... 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 240 - 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 infinite goodness, to pardon a greater request than a sinner ought to make ; I am not satisfied enough whether I shall publish this book, De Veritate...
עמוד xliv - Till they descend pure heavenly fires, Shall lustful and corrupt desires With your immortal seed be blest?
עמוד 63 - A good rider on a good horse is as much above himself and others as the world can make him.
עמוד xlvi - And sum whate'er that life inspir'd endures, Past a beginning ; and through you we bide The doom of fate, whose unrecall'd decree You date, bring, execute ; making what's new, 111 ; and good, old ; for as we die in you, You die in time, time in eternity.
עמוד 96 - ... who he was, I was told that he was one of the gallantest men in the world, as having killed eight or nine men in single fight, and that for this reason the ladies made so much of him, it being the manner of all Frenchwomen to cherish gallant men, as thinking they could not make so much of any else with the safety of their honour.
עמוד xlix - If men get name for some one virtue ; then, What man art thou, that art so many men, All-virtuous Herbert! on whose every part Truth might spend all her voice, fame all her art ? Whether thy learning they would take, or wit, Or valour, or thy judgment seasoning it, Thy standing upright to thyself, thy ends Like straight, thy piety to God, and friends: Their latter praise would still the greatest be, And yet they, all together, less than thee.
עמוד 117 - House, where bringing me into his gallery, and showing me many pictures, he at last brought me to a frame covered with green taffeta, and asked me who I thought was there; and therewithal presently drawing the curtain, showed me my own picture; whereupon demanding how his lordship came to have it, he answered, that he had heard so many brave things of me, that he got a copy of a picture which one Larkin a painter drew for me, the original whereof Iintended before my departure to the Low Countries...
עמוד 118 - Isaac [Oliver] the painter in Blackfriars ', and desired him to draw it in little after his manner ; which being done, she caused it to be set in gold and enamelled, and so wore it about her neck so low that she hid it under her breasts...

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