Memoirs of the Life, Studies, and Writings of the Right Reverend George Horne, D.D. Late Lord Bishop of Norwich: With I. A New Preface, on Certain Interesting Points in Theology and Philosophy; II. Dr. Horne's Own Collection of His Thoughts on a Variety of Great and Interesting Subjects; and III. A Letter to the Hon. L. K. on the Use of the Hebrew Language

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Էջ 388 - Well, well, Master Kingston," quoth he, "I see the matter against me how it is framed; but if I had served God as diligently as I have done the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Էջ 297 - Remember thee? Yea, from the table of my memory I'll wipe away all trivial fond records, All saws of books, all forms, all pressures past, That youth and observation copied there, And thy commandment all alone shall live Within the book and volume of my brain, Unmix'd with baser matter: yes, by heaven!
Էջ xxxiv - With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim religious light. There let the pealing organ blow, To the full-voiced quire below, In service high and anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes.
Էջ 361 - And left his wedge within the cloven oak, To whet their courage and their rage provoke. And...
Էջ 148 - The last considerable affair in which he concerned himself while Dean of Canterbury, was an application from the Bishops of the Episcopal Church of Scotland ; three of whom, in the year 1789, came up to London to petition Parliament for relief from the hard penalties under which they had long suffered. This they ventured to do, in consideration of the loyalty and attachment they had lately professed toward the King and the Constitution.
Էջ 317 - In vain ye hope the green delights to know, Which plains more bleft, or verdant vales beftow : Here rocks alone, and taftelefs fands are found, And faint and fickly winds for ever howl around. " Sad was the hour, and lucklefs was the day,
Էջ 354 - E'en in the lowest months, when storms have shed From vines the hairy honours of their head, Not then the drudging hind his labour ends, But to the coming year his care extends.
Էջ 314 - I shall be freed from those opprobrious wrongs That press me now, and bend my spirit downward. All Venice free, and every growing merit Succeed to its just right: fools shall be...
Էջ 291 - Ought not every man to do this, as no man can be certain he shall awake on the morrow ? — Gen. Diet. 3. In the journey of life, as in other journeys, it is a pleasing reflection, that we have friends who are thinking of us at home, and who will receive us with joy when our journey is at an end. 4.
Էջ 392 - He was confounded, and for fome time could not proceed, but recovering himfelf he faid, " What now happened to him, would ferve «' to fortify the arguments for the bill if He, «« innocent and pleading for others, was daunted " at the auguftnefs of fuch an alterably, what " muft a man be, who fhould plead before them " for his life ?" " A letter concerning defign *." «

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