A Brief Memoir of Bernard Bolingbroke Woodward: Librarian in Ordinary to the Queen and Keeper of the Prints and Drawings at Windsor Castle

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Longmans, Green, Reader, & Dyer, 1873 - 182 էջ

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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 115 - But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her, for her hair is given her for a covering. 16 But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the churches of God...
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.
Էջ 98 - Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.

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