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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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Preface to the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity

Richard Hooker - 1922 - 74 pages
...first four books, in 1594 when he had retired frorrrthe ]Vtastership of the Temple at his own request, "weary of the noise and oppositions of this place...me for contentions, but for study and quietness." The opportunity for study and quietness he found first in his Rectory of Boscombe near Amesbury (1591-1595)...
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The History of the Temple, London: From the Institution of the Order of the ...

John Bruce Williamson - 1925 - 726 pages
...living. " I am weary," he wrote to Archbishop Whitgift when seeking a transfer to another living, " of the noise and oppositions of this place ; and indeed...me for contentions, but for study and quietness." 2 Hooker's bust may be seen to-day in the choir of the Temple Church, supported by a bracket modelled...
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The Works

Richard Hooker, John Keble, Richard William Church - 626 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...did not intend me for contentions, but for study and quiet" ness. My Lord, my particular contests with Mr. Travers " here have proved the more unpleasant...
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Walton's Lives: Conformist Commemorations and the Rise of Biography

Jessica Martin - 2001 - 384 pages
...hamlet. In a significant speech made (supposedly) to Whitgift himself, Walton has his Hooker claim ... 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 a Justification of the laws of our Ecclesiasticall...
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The life of st. Ignatius [extr. from Apostolici. With a tr. of st. Ignatius ...

William Cave - 1842 - 304 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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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 31

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - 1845 - 828 pages
...archbishop, but not without opposition and clamour. " I am weary," writes the mild and gentle Hooker, " of the noise and oppositions of this place ; and,...me for contentions, but for study and quietness." Soon after Travers was prohibited from preaching, Hooker resigned the mastership of the Temple, and,...
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The Universal Magazine, Volumes 66-67

1780
...found fome degree of it in my quiet country parfonage. But I am weary of the noilĂȘ and oppoiiiioti of this place ; and indeed God and Nature did not intend me for contentions, but for ftmly and quietnefs. And, my Lord, my particular contefts here with Mr- Travels have proved the more...
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