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ABOUT US ADR, many of the death in
notte structure. It may not be it's
bed Dr. Hammond's Sermons, the angels
aroided; but he added in is read upon fiction
, with so matar e ens as we impair not only the ages Share to do it familiarity of his expresies en
Set of Jeremy Taylor will not require to de
eften that master of eloquence degrals at a comparison by a common allustan er expletive, or how frequently be rules
the duty of the Editor to show that the “art of stealing wisely" is not lost among us.
Wood has honoured FLATMAN with the title of an eminent poet. He painted better than he wrote, and Granger esteemed one of his heads worth a ream of his Pindarics. These justify the satire of Lord Rochester ; but Pope copied him in The Dying Christian to his Soul, without thinking it necessary to mention the obligation. The Thought of Death must yield to the natural and irapressive earnestness of the following verses :
Oh, the sad day,
Oh miserable me.
How hollow and how dim they be!
Against his potent enemy!
Answering only with a lift-up hand-
Than e'er my rhetoric could before ;
olemnity of the theme, in the same manner
extravagance of Hogarth sketched in er or a picture by Raphael. While Topkr ped at long intervals to the prevailing corrus yle, Beaumont seldom elevated himself above
when he rose into a clearer element, his was proportionably spiritualized. When be “ruby gates" of the Orient
, and discloses
d," whose " diamond wheels" burn along
PAGE 6.-Archbishop Sharp, whom Burne one of the most popular preachers of t great reader of Shakspeare. Dr. Mangey_ his daughter, told the Speaker Onslow, th all young Divines to unite the reading of S the study of the Scriptures; and Dr. Lisl Norwich, who had been Chaplain to Arch assured Onslow that Sharp's declaration Bible and Shakspeare had made him A York," was often repeated Onslow's note to the Oxford edition of Bur
Sharp was celebrated for the vigour and which bis Sermons were delivered.
Page 29.--Dr. Fletcher formed one of the Strype's Life of Bishop Grindal, p. 396, Oxfc requesting that nobleman to procure for his appointment of Master Extraordinary in C Strype's Annals of the Reformation, vol. in
Lambeth I Time, vol. iii., p. 100.
FLETCHER. of the Metropolitan Visitation, appointed In May 1596, Bishop Fletcher wrote to Lord
of his own
Dr. Fletcher was also Remembrancer of th
an office obtained for him by Queen who addressed a long letter in her own har Lord Mayor, &c., upon the subject. A cop singular epistle I have been permitted to per
Page 1-fostaty Tharp, whom Burnet pronounced
1 nappular preachers of the age 1 Stars Walspeare. Dr. Mangey, who marid
i de Speaker Onslow, that he added
tratar been Chaplain to Archbishop Make
the terms in which Dr. Fletcher is recommended, evince the respect he was held in by Elizabeth.
Page 55.—This would have been more correctly expressed by saying, that three new books of the Faerie Queen were published in 1596.
WITHER. Page 89.--Wither was again in prison in 1621. Mr. Collier has communicated to me the following interesting extracts from the Registers of the Privy Council:
26 June, 1621. A Warrant to John Perrial, to bring before the Lords the person of George Wither.
27 June, 1621. This day George Wither, Gent., having been sent for by warrant from the Lords, hath tendred his appearance, which for his indemnity is here entred, he being nevertheless injoined to remaine in the custody of the Messenger, until by order from the Lords he shalbe dismissed. ;
On the same day, however, we find from another entry, that the Council issued a warrant to commit George Wither close prisoner into the Marshalsea, until further order.
15 March, 1621. A warrant to the Keeper of the Marshalsea, to enlarge and sett at liberty the person of George Wythers, upon Bond, to be given by him, with a Suretie before the Clerke of the Councell attendant, to his Majesty's use for his forthcomeing and appearance at all tyme, as there shalbe cause.
Page 115.-One stanza from the “Prayer of Habakkuk," has been frequently quoted; a free animated manner pervades the entire poem :
Thx PRAYER OF HABAKKUK.
Annals of the Reformation, vol. ir.
, p. 373
. Fletcher was also Remembrancer of the City of
as office obtained for him by Queen Elizabeth, is addressed a long letter in her own hand to the und Mayor, &c., upon the subject
. A copy of this erdlar epistle I have been permitted to peruse