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From Mount Paran forth appe= the MS. alone prevented the insertion of notice of this interesting poet, in the ca grated to Corpus Christi College. It does

Heaven o'erspreading with his
And earth filling with his prais
Sun-like was his glorious light
From his side there did appear
Beaming rays that shined brigt
And his power he shrouded the
Plagues before his face he sent
At his feet hot coals there went.
Where He stood, He measure t
of the earth, and viewed it well
Nations vanish'd at his look ;
Ancient hills to powder fell—
Through the earth Thou rifts dic
And the rivers there did flow :
Mountains seeing Thee did shak
And away the floods did go-
From the deep a voice was heard
And his hands on high he rear'd.

Page 128.—An erroneous calculation
GEORGE SANDYs, a younger son of t
was born at the palace of Bishop Thorp,
in his eleventh year was matriculated
Hall; but Wood conjectures that he as

the volume.

he took any degree. In August, 1610, his travels, during which he visited the m

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but fing with his praise. Postes before his face he sent;

dels feet hot coals there went 1x 128.-An erroneous calculation of the extent di * XS alone prevented the insertion of a more copious GEORGE SANDYS, a younger son of the Archbishop, was born at the palace of Bishop Thorp, in 1587, and

stated to Corpus Christi College. It does not appear that

cities of Europe, and extended his researches into Egypt and the Holy Land. After an absence of several years he returned to England, and prepared the history of his wanderings, which issued from the press in 1615. He seems also to have been one of the early residents in Virginia; for Drayton, in an Elegy addressed to Sandys, speaks of him as Treasurer to the English Company in that country. After his return, he spent much of his time with his sister, Lady Wenman, at Caswell, near Witney, in Oxfordshire. This situation was rendered still more agreeable to him from its proximity to the retreat of his accomplished and amiable friend, Lord Falkland, whom to know was to esteem. In this delightful seclusion he meditated on the dangers he had escaped, and acknowledged the care of that Heavenly Shepherd by whom he had been conducted in all his journeyings. He has expressed his feelings in that admirable poem, Deo. Opt. Mar.:

0! who hath tasted of Thy clemency
In greater measure, or more oft than 1?
My grateful verse thy goodness shall display,
o Thou, who went'st along in all my way--
To where the morning, with perfumed wings,
From the high mourtains of Panchæa springs
To that new-found-out-world, where sober night
Takes from the Antipodes her silent flight;
To those dark seas where horrid winter reigns,
And binds the stuhborn floods in icy chains ;
To Lybian wastes, whose thirst no showers assuage,
And where swoll'n Nilus cools the lion's rage.
Thy wonders on the deep have I beheld,
Yet all by those on Judah's hills excelled;
There where the Virgin's Son his doctrine taught,
His miracles and our redemption wrought,

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Bis eleventh year was matriculated at St. Mary's al; but Wood conjectures that he afterwards emi.

is cook any degree. In August, 1610, be set out on

travels, during which he visited the most interesting

Where I, by Thee inspired, his po And on his sepulchre my offering

I see Thy glory and Thy mercy m Met on the Thracian shores, when Of frantic Simoans thou preservid So when Arabian thieves belaid us

Which way soe'er I turn my face And when by all abandon d, Thee

Then brought'st me home in safetHaving finished the sacred work fo himself designed, and paid his vows ning of March, 1643. He died at seat of his niece, Lady Margaret Wy in the chancel of the Parish Church, ment. In the Register he is styled to poet of his age; a title the amiable m been the first to reject. But Pope i= studied his writings with great pleas affirmed him to be the best versifier of Chamber to Charles the First, who

one of the Gentlen

Might bury me, which fed me fror

God, Sandys was gathered to his fat

death he was


The Paraphrase of the Psalms has ferred to. These verses are taken fro

131st Psalms.

Like desert-haunting pelicans,

In cities not less desolate :
Like screech-owls who, with ominc

Disturb the night, and daylight

A sparrow which hath lost his m
And on a pinnacle complains.


Whar lyfle ispired, his praises sale
Anda di embedre my offering hung;

el turn my face or feel
av bygg bid Thy mercy meet;
Mandy Amcan shores, when in the strate
War Anals thou preserv dat my life

ke Ankun thieves belaid us round,

Aurika hy al abandon d, Thee I found.
lang hanted the sacred work for which he belerad
bine gred, and paid his vows at the altar of his
rate linfy gathered to his fathers in the begin
pred March, 1643. He died at Boxley Abbey, the
ad niece, Lady Margaret Wyat, and was burial

ja kancel of the Parish Church, without any mat
fan de first to reject. But Pope is known to bave
anda his writings with great pleasure; and Drydes

My days short as the evening shade,

As morning dew consume away;
As grass cut down with scythes I fade,

Or like a flower cropt yesterday.

But, Lord, thou suffer’st no decay,
Thy promises shall never vade*.

Thou, Lord, my witness art
I am not proud of heart,
Nor look with lofty eyes,
None envy, nor despise.
Nor to vain pomp apply
My thoughts, nor soar too high:
But in behaviour mild,
And as a tender child,
Weaned from his mother's breast,
On Thee alone I rest.
O Israel, adore
The Lord for ever more.
Be He the only scope

of thy unfainting hope. Sandys's sister married Anthony Aucher, and was grandmother to the poet Thomas Stanley; and from the same Lady, James Hammond was descended t.

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BRAITHWAIT. Page 128.--Mr. Collier has pointed out to me another allusion to Wither, by Braithwait, in Time's Curtaine Drawne, 1621, where, after glancing at Abuses Whipt and Stript, he says in the margin, with evident reference to Wither—"One whom I admire, being no less happy for bis native invention, than excellent for his proper and elegant dimension." The latter part of the passage seems to imply a compliment to the personal appear.

• Depart-pass away.
+ Brydges's note in the reprint of Drayton's Select Poems.


ance of our poet. Braithwait was at Oxford, having been entered a

College, in 1604. Like his friend, remarkable for his addiction to poetr ture, than to the prescribed studies His after-life was principally passed he is said by Wood, to have left b racter of a well-bred gentleman and

Page 132.Henry Peacham, whor elegant and learned writer, was born became a student of Trinity College, he shared in the paternal generosit he panegyrized in the Gentleman's Ere to have been patronised by the Elizabeth, on whose marriage he w Hymns," which have been reprinte the Literary Museum. His life was o the master of a Free School at Win Malone thinks that he took orders, an age by writing penny books for children were published in 1612, and a second pared, but did not pass the press. Bes scholar, he was a clever artist, and an painting his friends, or imitating eac


one time, a travelling an employment to which he was ex Sir John Hawkins says, that he sub

dower," or “ rare seen fly." In the and July, (he says, Drawing and Limning I was wont at my leisure to walk inta get all manner of fies, flowers, herb

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