Sir Christopher Wren, His Family and His Times: With Original Letters and a Discourse on Architecture Hitherto Unpublished, 1585-1723

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K. Paul, Trench, & Company, 1881 - 362 pàgines

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Pàgina 155 - God grant mine eyes may never behold the like, who now saw above ten thousand houses all in one flame ; the noise and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children...
Pàgina 33 - And if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it shall turn to you again.
Pàgina 86 - There is but one stage more. This stage is turbulent and troublesome; it is a short one. But you may consider, it will soon carry you a very great way. It will carry you from Earth to Heaven. And there you shall find a great deal of cordial joy and comfort. King: I go from a corruptible to an incorruptible crown; where no disturbance can be, no disturbance in the world.
Pàgina 142 - This day, much against my will, I did in Drury Lane see two or three houses marked with a red cross upon the doors, and
Pàgina 238 - If to do were as easy as to know what were^ good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. It is a good divine that follows his own instructions: I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done, than be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching.
Pàgina 143 - Up, and put on my coloured silk suit, very fine, and my new periwig, bought a good while since, but durst not wear, because the plague was in Westminster when I bought it; and it is a wonder what will be the fashion after the plague is done, as to periwigs, for nobody will dare to buy any hair, for fear of the infection, that it had been cut off the heads of people dead of the plague My Lord Brouncker, Sir J.
Pàgina 13 - I know my master's learning is not equal to his father's, yet I know his judgment to be very right ; and as for his affection in these particulars, which your Lordships have pointed at, for upholding the doctrine and discipline, and the right estate of the Church, I have more confidence of him than of his father, in whom they say (better than I can) is so much inconstancy in some particular cases.
Pàgina 21 - OUR Lord Jesus Christ, who hath left power to his Church to absolve all sinners who truly repent and believe in him, of his great mercy forgive thee thine offences : And by his authority committed to me, I absolve thee from all thy sins, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Pàgina 125 - Council, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Chancellor, the Chancellor of the University of Oxford if a member of the Privy Council, the Chancellor of the University of Cambridge if a member of the Privy Council, and such other member or two members of the Privy Council as...
Pàgina 266 - Where little villains must submit to fate, That great ones may enjoy the world in state...

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