The History of Merchant-Taylors School, from Its Foundation to the Present Time; In Two Parts. I. of Its Founders, Patrons, Benefactors, and Masters. II. of Its Principal Scholars Volume 2

The History of Merchant-Taylors School, from Its Foundation to the Present Time; In Two Parts. I. of Its Founders, Patrons, Benefactors, and Masters. II. of Its Principal Scholars Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1814 edition. Excerpt: ...during her illness, he had paid every fond attention which affection could suggest.--See Bonwicke's Pattern for a Young Student. Headley, in order to return to St. John's, with the ambitious design of prosecuting his studies with even greater vigour than before. And when the season of the year returned at which he had been admitted to a scholarship in the College, his heart poured forth a tribute of gratitude to the Almighty. On the 8th of March, 1712, Sir William Dawes, Bishop of Chester, preached before the House of Lords, at Westminster Abbey, on the accession of her Majesty. And not long after " Quickly after his arrival, he gave his father a large account of his journey, and of the kind reception Mr. R. gave him when he waited on him at his chamber. And then, after a little College news, goes on thus: 'Tho' I could not hut be perfectly satisfied with, and very happy in the many kindnesses I received from my mother and you in the country, for which I return many and hearty thanks; yet methinks I receive more than ordinary satisfaction in being returned to this pleasant seat of the Muses, where I find my books and all things in a very good condition, and myself happy at the ethick table at morning lectures in the Hall. And I think myself in duty bound on this day (Nov. 6) on which I was elected scholar to give annual thanks to the Almighty for having most graciously afforded me so comfortable a subsistence, and such powerful patronage to enable me so happily to promote not only my temporal but eternal welfare, in this learned and religious foundation. The hopes of being somevvays assisting to the preservation of your health, (added to the great satisfaction I always receive in seeing my dear relations, ) for the continuing of which, I...show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236654633
  • 9781236654632