The Life of Edward Lord Herbert of Cherbury

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עמוד 169 - ... which had been written heretofore, I found I must either renounce the authority of all that had written formerly concerning the method of finding out truth, and consequently insist upon my own way, or hazard myself to a general censure concerning the whole argument of my book.
עמוד 20 - ... occur in this world; so I believe, since my coming into this world my soul hath formed or produced certain faculties which are almost as useless for this life, as the above-named senses were for the mother's womb; and these faculties are hope, faith, love, and joy, since they...
עמוד 169 - I could get from my visits and negotiations being employed to perfect this work, which was no sooner done but that I communicated it to Hugo Grotius, that great scholar, who, having escaped his prison in the Low Countries, came into France, and was much welcomed...
עמוד 170 - ... 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 29 - ... the use of the celestial globe, the studies of both globes being complicated and joined together. I do not conceive yet the knowledge of judicial astrology so necessary, but only for general predictions; particular events being neither intended by nor collected out of the stars.
עמוד 88 - ... him along with them through Whitehall, at the stairs whereof he took boat, Sir Herbert Croft (as he told me afterwards) met him upon the water vomiting all the way, which I believe was caused by the violence of the first thrust I gave him; his servants, brother, and friends, being now retired also, I remained master of the place and his weapons, having first wrested his dagger from him, and afterwards struck his sword out of his hand.
עמוד 139 - I passed by in my coach ; which being observed by me, I left my coach, and getting upon a spare horse I had there, rode into the said dry ditch, and telling him aloud, that I knew well why he stood there, bid him afterwards get to his coach, for I...
עמוד 72 - ... died. The occasion of my going thither was thus; Hearing that a war about the title of Cleave, Juliers, and some other provinces betwixt the...
עמוד 5 - Sir Richard Herbert of Colebrook, was that incomparable hero, who (in the History of Hall and Grafton, as it appears) twice...
עמוד 82 - 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 I intended, before my departure to the Low Countries, for Sir Thomas Lucy...

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