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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 School History of English Literature, Volume 1

Elizabeth Lee - 1896 - 206 pages
...Ecclesiastical polity=church government. ELIZABETHAN PROSE. 151 When I lost the freedom of my cell (he said), which was my college, yet I found some degree of it...country parsonage : but I am weary of the noise and opposition of this place; and, indeed, God and nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study...
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Leaders of Thought in the English Church

William Macdonald Sinclair - 1896 - 408 pages
...for a remove 1 Eneyd. Erit., vol. xi., p. 621, from that place, to whom he spake to this purpose : ' My Lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college -r yet, I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage ; but I am weary of the noise and opposition...
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Puritan and Anglican: Studies in Literature

Edward Dowden - 1900 - 364 pages
...Begging to be removed from the Mastership of the Temple, " My Lord," he wrote to the Archbishop, " when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college,...me for contentions, but for study and quietness." His desire, he says, was to keep himself in peace and privacy, to behold God's blessing spring out...
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A first sketch of English literature. With suppl. to the end of queen ...

Henry Morley - 1912
...this he asked for removal to some office in which he might be at peace. He wrote 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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The Complete Angler [and] the Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert and ...

Izaak Walton - 1901 - 524 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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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - 1901 - 862 pages
...the Lau's of Ecclesiastical Polity. A letter he wrote to the archbishop shows his temper and aim : ppier t 28o quiet country parsonage ; but I am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place, and indeed...
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1902
...Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity. A letter he wrote to the archbishop shows his temper and aim : MY LORD — -When I lost the freedom of my cell, which...God and nature did not intend me for contentions, hut for study and ([iiietnes.s. And, my lord, my particular contests here with Mr Travers have proved...
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Richard Hooker

Vernon Staley - 1907 - 252 pages
...Archbishop Whitgift to remove him to a more peaceful sphere. In his letter to the Archbishop he wrote : " When I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college...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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A First Sketch of English Literature

Henry Morley - 1912 - 1196 pages
...asked for removal to some office in which he might be at peace. He wrote to the Archbishop, " My LorJ, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college,...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 Literature Through the Ages: Beowulf to Stevenson

Amy Cruse - 1919 - 692 pages
...Utterly weary of it all, Hooker addressed an almost piteous petition to the Archbishop. " My I/ord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college,...me for contentions, but for study and quietness." He goes on to speak with modesty, yet with a due sense of its importance, of the work on which he is...
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