A brief memoir [by F.B. Ribbans] of Bernard Bolingbroke Woodward ... librarian in ordinary to the queen and keeper of the prints and drawings at Windsor castle

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

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Էջ 80 - 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 107 - 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 45 - 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 131 - as face answereth to face in water, so the heart of man to man...
Էջ 132 - Nor is this a hasty decision, it is after much reflection, that it would be offending against delicacy between friends, and that it would be an unhallowed intrusion for one to read what doubtless was poured forth from the heart in an address to the Almighty as it passed to the paper. This judgment, for the reason given, cannot be wrong. " Neither preparation nor answer in any matter are our own; for we are told that the 'preparation of the heart and the answer of the tongue are both alike from the...
Էջ 20 - ... the worm that dieth not, and the fire that is never quenched a.
Էջ 45 - 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 111 - Those who prefer living without society, are generally remarkable for their natural defects or perfections — they must possess something very savage or very supernal. Another old man says that all our pursuits are baubles, except four, ie, ' Old books to read, Old wine to drink, Old wood to burn, and Old friends to chat with.' " Thank " Thank you most truly also for your thoughts of my health. As for the 'REVIEW,
Էջ 164 - My dear Sir: — I have to thank you for a copy of the first volume of your Dictionary of Authors, which you have had the kindness to send me.
Էջ 90 - 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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