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" My lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college, yet I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage ; but I am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place, and indeed God and nature did not intend me for contentions, but... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 292
by George Burnett - 1807
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - 1884 - 538 pages
...disputation, for he especially avoided contention. " I am weary " he says, " of the noise and opposition of this place; and, indeed God and nature did not...me for contentions, but for study and quietness." * He completed the great work already begun, which occupied eight volumes. The appearance of so great...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882 - 1134 pages
...and he petitioned his superior to remove him to 'some quiet parsonage.' The following is the appeal: L , me degree of it in my quiet country parsonage. But I am weary of the noise and oppositions* of thi*...
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Izaak Walton's Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George ...

Izaak Walton - 1888 - 296 pages
...earnestly solicited the archbishop for a remove from that place ; to whom he spake to this purpose : — " My Lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which...intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. My Lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers here have proved the more unpleasant to me, because...
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Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George Herbert

Izaak Walton - 1888 - 296 pages
...earnestly solicited the archbishop for a remove from that place ; to whom he spake to this purpose : — " My Lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which...me for contentions, but for study. and quietness. My Lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers here have proved the more unpleasant to me, because...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature

Henry Morley - 1892 - 484 pages
...right use of his powers in God's service, and at last he wrote this letter to the Archbishop : — " MY LORD, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which...intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. My lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers here have proved the more unpleasant to me, because...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 9

Henry Morley - 1892 - 484 pages
...right use of his powers in God's service, and at last he wrote this letter to the Archbishop : — "Mv LORD, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was...intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. My lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers here have proved the more unpleasant to me, because...
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Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of ..., Volume 25

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - 1893 - 640 pages
...in his letter to him — an evidence of his charitable and peace-loving character— he remarks, " I am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place,...intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. ... I ... have begun a Treatise, in which I intend the satisfaction of others, by a demonstration of...
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President's Address

Thomas Nadauld Brushfield - 1893 - 156 pages
...in his letter to him — an evidence of his charitable and peace-loving character — he remarks, " I am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place,...intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. ... I ... have begun a Treatise, in which I intend the satisfaction of others, by a demonstration of...
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Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of ..., Volume 25

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - 1893 - 638 pages
...and in his letter to him—an evidence of his Charitable and peace-loving character—he remarks, " I am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place, and indeed (jod and Nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. ... I ... have begun...
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The Lives of Doctor John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ...

Izaak Walton - 1895 - 344 pages
...earnestly solicited the Archbishop for a remove from that place ; to whom he spake to this purpose : ' My Lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which...intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness. My Lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers here have proved the more unpleasant to me, because...
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