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" However, I need not their help to reprove the vanity of those many love-poems, that are daily writ, and consecrated to Venus ; nor to bewail that so few are writ, that look towards God and Heaven. For my own part, my meaning — dear Mother — is, in... "
Lives of Sacred Poets - Page 196
by Robert Aris Willmott - 1834 - 363 pages
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1828
...that are daily writ and consecrated to Venus ; nor to bewail that so few are writ, that look toward God and heaven. For my own part, my meaning, dear...shall be all and ever consecrated to God's glory, and I beg you to receive this as one testimony.' — He then annexes the well-known lines, beginning...
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Biographia evangelica

Erasmus Middleton - 1816
...that so few are writ that look towards GOD and " heaven. For my own part, my meaning, dear mo" ther, is in these sonnets to declare my resolution to "...shall be all and " ever consecrated to GOD'S glory.*" Qiiid Vaticanam'Bodleianamque objicis, hospes! Unicus est nobis Bibliotheca Liber. This letter was...
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Evangelical Biography: Or, An Historical Account of the Lives & Deaths of ...

Erasmus Middleton - Christian biography - 1816
...own part, my meaning, dear mo" ther, is in these sonnets to declare my resolution to " be, that ray poor abilities in poetry shall be all and " ever consecrated to GOD'S glory.*" This happy resolution, formed in the seventeenth year of his age, continued ; and, as he grew older,...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne;--Sir Henry Wotton;--Mr. Richard ..., Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1817
...my own part, my meaning (dear " mother) is in these sonnets, to declare my resolu"•" tion to he, that my poor abilities in poetry shall " be all and ever consecrated to God's glory ; and I bt-c you to receive this as one testimony." •' • Mi <•(!, where is that ancient heat...
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Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with ..., Volume 4

Christian biography - 1818
...of my late ague hath dried up those springs, by which scholars say, the Muses use to take up (heir habitations. However, I need not their help, to reprove...shall be all, and ever consecrated to God's glory : and I beg you to receive this as one testimony. My God, where is that ancient heat towards thee,...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1839
...addressed two sonnets to his mother, with a letter, in which he expresses his resolution that his " poor abilities in poetry shall be all and ever consecrated to God's glory ;"*[[ and although, through his situation as Public Orator of the University of Cambridge, (which gave...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...good angel to guard and guide him." In his seventeenth year we find Herbert writing to his mother,—" For my own part my meaning (dear mother), is, in these...shall be all and ever consecrated to God's glory; and I beg you to receive this as one testimony ;" and then follows the religious poem, " My God, where...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Walton's Lives

English literature - 1832
...But I fear the heat of my late ague hath dried up those springs, by which scholars say the Muses used to take up their habitations. However I need not their...poetry shall be all and ever consecrated to God's glory ; and I beg you to receive this as one testimony." " My God, where is that ancient heat towards thee,...
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The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Hebert, and Sanderson, Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1832
...But I fear the heat of my late ague hath dried up those springs, by which scholars say the Muses used to take up their habitations. However I need not their...poetry shall be all and ever consecrated to God's glory ; and I beg you to receive this as one testimony." " My God, where is that ancient heat towards thee,...
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 3

Theology - 1834
...up their habitations. However, 1 need not their help to reprove the vanity of those many love poems that are daily writ, and consecrated to Venus ; nor...shall be all and ever consecrated to God's glory." He was made bachelor of arts in 1611, fellow of the college and master of arts in 1615, when he was...
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