A Brief Memoir of Bernard Bolingbroke Woodward: Librarian in Ordinary to the Queen and Keeper of the Prints and Drawings at Windsor Castle
Longmans, Green, Reader, & Dyer, 1873 - 182 էջ
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A brief memoir [by F.B. Ribbans] of Bernard Bolingbroke Woodward ...
Frederick Bolingbroke Ribbans
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1873
appear authors B. B. WOODWARD Bolingbroke Brown Buckingham Palace called Church considerable copies Dear deep desire displayed drawings editor engaged excellent express feel frequently give hand happy hear heart History honour hope House interesting kind knowledge late leave letter Librarian lines literary living London look matters memoir memory mind morning natural never Norwich object observed occasion offered once opinion original passed perhaps pleased prayer present Prince Prince Consort printed prove published Queen received regards remarks respect Ribbans Royal seemed short sincerely society soon spirit success sudden death thank things thought truly truth University ward wife Windsor Castle wish Wood write young
Էջ 88 - For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no pre-eminence above a beast: for all is vanity. All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.
Էջ 51 - tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene.
Էջ 139 - as face answereth to face in water, so the heart of man to man...
Էջ 172 - My Dear Dr. Eibbans, — I have no doubt that your touching lines on the death of Mr. Woodward will prove acceptable to all his relations. From Henry Beloe, Esq., Norwich. " August 17, 1871. " My dear Sir, — I have to thank you for a copy of the Ode on the death of Mr. Woodward, which is very comforting and sympathizing. The family will cherish the lines for their affectionate sentiments, as well as for their own respect for the author.
Էջ 51 - In the same pious confidence, beside her friend and sister, here sleep the remains of Dorothy Gray, widow, the careful, tender mother of many children, one of whom alone had the misfortune to survive her.
Էջ 79 - The remark rather disconcerted him; but he who made it forgot that, while "man " looketh at the outward appearance, God looketh " at the heart." If other names or circumstances are mentioned in this short memoir, it is merely to illustrate some features in Mr. Woodward's character. The present Royal inmates at Frogmore House, the Prince and Princess Christian, displayed continually their high sense of the librarian's intellectual acquirements and agreeable society by their uniform attention to him....
Էջ 25 - Uniformity of success is, by inferior minds, frequently called "good luck;" but " known unto God are all His works from the
Էջ 37 - that I have been educated for, and have actually conducted the services of an Independent congregation in the country.