Thomas Hariot, the Mathematician, the Philosopher and the Scholar: Developed Chiefly from Dormant Materials, with Notices of His Associates, Including Biographical and Bibliographical Disquisitions Upon the Materials of the History of 'Ould Virginia.'

Privately printed [at the Chiswick Press], 1900 - 213 pàgines

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Pàgina 134 - O eloquent, just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised: thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hie jacet.
Pàgina 47 - Divers Voyages touching the Discoverie of America, and the Islands adjacent unto the same, made first of all by our Englishmen, and afterwards by the Frenchmen and Britons: And certaine notes of advertisements for observations, necessarie for such as shall hereafter make the like attempt, With two mappes annexed hereunto, for the plainer understanding of the whole matter.
Pàgina 133 - ... of the other, till they find the experience in themselves. They neglect the advice of God while they enjoy life, or hope it ; but they follow the counsel of Death, upon his first approach. It is he that puts into man all the wisdom of the world, without speaking a word ; which God with all the words of His law, promises, or threats, doth not infuse. Death, which hateth and destroyeth man, is believed. God, which hath made him and loves him, is always deferred. I have considered...
Pàgina 133 - Philip to restore Navarre; and King Francis the First of France to command that justice should be done upon the Murderers of the Protestants in Merindol and Cabrieres, which till then he neglected. It is therefore Death alone that can suddenly make man to know himself. He tells the proud and insolent that they are but Abjects, and humbles them at the instant; makes them cry, complain, and repent, yea, even to hate their forepassed happiness.
Pàgina 134 - He takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar, a naked beggar, which hath interest in nothing but in the gravel that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it.
Pàgina 133 - They are always transported with the glory of the one, but they never mind the misery of the other till they find the experience in themselves. They neglect the advice of God while they enjoy life, or hope it; but they follow the Counsel of Death upon his first approach.
Pàgina 66 - Governour, and also appointed unto him twelve Assistants, unto whom he gave a charter, and incorporated them by the name of Governour and Assistants of the Citie of Ralegh in Virginia.
Pàgina 119 - I was a saying this comes your letter, wch when I had redd, loe, qd I, what I spoke probablie experience hath made good ; so that we both with wonder and delighte fell a consideringe your letter, we are here so on fire with thes thinges that I must renew my request and your promise to send mee of all sortes of thes Cylinders, my man shal deliuer you monie for anie charge requisite, and contente your man for his paines and skill.
Pàgina 185 - ... objection often thrust upon me:— that he that will judge must know more than he of whom he judgeth, for so a man should know neither God nor himself. Another right learned, honest and entirely loved friend of mine, M. Robert Hews, I must needs put into my confest conference touching Homer, though go very little more than that I had with M.
Pàgina 149 - World,' and would controvert the matter with eminent divines of those times : who, therefore, having no good opinion of him, did look on the manner of his death, as a judgment upon him for those matters, and for nullifying the Scripture.

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