Lives of Eminent British Statesmen; Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury. Thomas Osborne, Earl of Dauby Volume 5

Lives of Eminent British Statesmen; Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury. Thomas Osborne, Earl of Dauby Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...of obtaining salvation, he did venture, while praying to God for the pardon of his particular sins, to protest with satisfaction, that he had so far performed his duty to his neighbour, as to be enabled to say, that "there never was a man in the world but he could take him by the hand if now he were dying." But we shall see that he placed no un due reliance upon his own merits. " You know," he said to Dr. Atkins, his physician," Probably, Shaw House, built by one Doleman, a clothier, who made his fortune in the reign of queen Elizabeth, and was the occasion of these lines: -. " Lord have mercy upon us miserable sinners! Thomas Doleman has built a new house, And has turned away all his spinners." Britton's Berks, i. 123. 1-I can find nothing of this gentleman. I Laeock Abbey, near Chiippenham, was at this time the seat of the Sherningtons; a daughter an co-heiress, married sir Robert Stapylton, of Yorkshire. Britton, i. 557.; and Bethanfs Baronetage, ii. 60. Peck's' Desiderata Curiosa, p. 205. II In Londonl he had been attended by doctor Theodore Mayerne, who thus describes his disorder: -" C'est une disposition A l'hydropsie compliquec avcc le scorbut, lesquels sont deux mauv: nses_h6tes en un corps " how I conferred with Mr. Dean of 'Vestminster (George Montaigne, afterwards bishop of Lincoln), and yourself, concerning the state of my soul; how I truly confessed my sins, professed my faith, forgave all mine enemies, made my peace with God, received the message of mercy from you, and had the seal of the holy sacrament. Know ye now, that I have the same faith, I am of the same religion. I doubt not but God will have mercy upon me, for his Son Jesus...show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 263g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236921550
  • 9781236921550