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
London : Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer, 1873 - 182 էջ
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appear authors B. B. WOODWARD BOLINGBROKE Brown Buckingham Palace called Church considerable copy Dear death deep desire displayed drawings editor engaged excellent express feel frequently give happy hear heart History honour hope interesting kind knowledge late leave letter librarian lines lived London look Lord manner matters means memoir memory mind morning natural never Norwich object observed occasion offered once opinion pains passed perhaps pleased prayer present Prince Prince Consort printed prove published Queen received regards religious remarks respect Ribbans Royal seemed sentiments short sincerely society soon sound spirit sudden death thank things thought truly truth universally ward Windsor Castle wish Wood write young
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 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.