The Life, Letters & Writings of John Davenant D.D., 1572-1641, Lord Bishop of Salisbury

Methuen, 1897 - 561 pages

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Page 210 - For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: 6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of riot, or unruly.
Page 32 - A rousing and dramatic tale. A book like this is a joy inexpressible. '—Daily Chronicle. WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC : The Story of a Lost Napoleon. Fifth Edition. ' Here we find romance — real, breathing, living romance. The character of Valmond is drawn unerringly.' — Pall Mall Gazette AN ADVENTURER OF THE NORTH: The Last Adventures of 'Pretty Pierre.
Page 488 - That to the faithful herdman's art belongs! What recks it them? What need they? They are sped; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw; The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed...
Page 31 - A very remarkable book, deserving of critical analysis impossible within our limit ; brilliant, but not superficial ; well considered, but not elaborated ; constructed with the proverbial art that conceals, but yet allows itself to be enjoyed by readers to whom fine literary method is a keen pleasure.'— The World. A CHANGE OF AIR. Sixth Edition. * A graceful, vivacious comedy, true to human nature. The characters are traced with a masterly hand.
Page 488 - Enow of such as for their bellies' sake, Creep and intrude, and climb into the fold? Of other care they little reckoning make, Than how to scramble at the shearers' feast, And shove away the worthy bidden guest; Blind mouths!
Page 31 - In elegance, delicacy, and tact it ranks with the best of his novels, while in the wide range of its portraiture and the subtilty of its analysis it surpasses all his earlier ventures. ' — Spectator. QUISANTE. Third Edition. ' The book is notable for a very high literary quality, and an impress of power and mastery on every page/ — Daily Chronicle, Gilbert Parker's Novels Crown Sva.
Page 399 - Peace be unto you ; as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them; Receive ye the Holy Ghost. Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them, and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.
Page 33 - ARMINELL. Fifth Edition. URITH. Fifth Edition. IN THE ROAR OF THE SEA. Seventh Edition. MRS. CURGENVEN OF CURGENVEN. Fourth Edition. CHEAP JACK ZITA. Fourth Edition. THE QUEEN OF LOVE. Fifth Edition. MARGERY OF QUETHER. Third Edition. JACQUETTA. Third Edition. KITTY ALONE. Fifth Edition. NOEMI. Illustrated. Fourth Edition. THE BROOM-SQUIRE. Illustrated. Fourth Edition. THE PENNYCOMEQUICKS. Third Edition. DARTMOOR IDYLLS. GUAVAS THE TINNER. Illustrated. Second Edition. BLADYS. Illustrated.
Page 219 - And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which s'eeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
Page 427 - And here it is to be noted, that such Ornaments of the Church and of the Ministers thereof, at all Times of their Ministration, shall be retained, and be in use, as were in this Church of England, by the Authority of Parliament, in the Second Year of the Reign of King Edward the Sixth.

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