William of Wykeham and His Colleges

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Side 358 - For he hath regarded : the lowliness of his handmaiden. For behold from henceforth : all generations shall call me blessed. For he that is mighty hath magnified me : and holy is his Name.
Side vii - He was most princely : Ever witness for him Those twins of learning, that he rais'd in you, Ipswich, and Oxford!
Side 402 - See nations, slowly wise and meanly just, To buried merit raise the tardy bust. If dreams yet flatter, once again attend, Hear Lydiat's life, and Galileo's end.
Side 402 - Nor think the doom of man revers'd for thee; Deign on the passing world to turn thine eyes, And pause awhile from letters, to be wise; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. See nations slowly wise, and meanly just, To buried merit raise the tardy bust.
Side 326 - Sudden, the sombrous imagery is fled, Which late my visionary rapture fed: Thy powerful hand has broke the Gothic chain, And brought my bosom back to truth again...
Side 103 - I find it thus far experimentally true, that at my now being in that school, and seeing that very place where I sat when I was a boy, occasioned me to remember those very thoughts of my youth which then possessed me...
Side 423 - ... there was then nothing of disorder discernible in his mind by any but himself; but he had withdrawn from study, and travelled with no other book than an English Testament, such as children carry to the school: when his friend took it into his hand, out of curiosity to see what companion a Man of Letters had chosen, ' I have but one book,' said Collins,
Side 414 - The noble author of the Characteristics had many excellent qualities, both as a man and a writer: he was temperate, chaste, honest, and a lover of his country. In his writings he has shown how much he has imbibed the deep sense, and how naturally he could copy the gracious manner of Plato.
Side 351 - ... and cheer each other while at school and college. Owing to some disagreement with the parishioners of Chelsea, which had taken place before he left that curacy, he accepted the duty of Chawton and Droxford, but after a few months returned to Basingstoke.
Side 214 - And, oh ! till earth, and seas, and heaven, decay, Ne'er may that fair creation fade away ! May winds and storms those beauteous colours spare ; Still may they bloom, as permanent as fair ; All the vain rage of wasting time repel, And his tribunal see, whose cross they paint so well ! KATHERINE-HILL, NEAR WINCHESTERi.

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