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" far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, which when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof. "
The General Biographical Dictionary - Page 154
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Ambulator; or, The stranger's guide through Cambridge

1835 - 80 pages
...the Queen said, " Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation." "No, madam," saith he, "far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." Since that period, the revenues of the college have been enlarged by various donations, whereby the...
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The history of the University of Cambridge from the conquest to the year 1634

Thomas Fuller - 1840 - 335 pages
...queen told him, " Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation." " No, madam", saith he, '!far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." Sure I am, at this day it hath overshadowed all the University, more than a moiety of the present masters...
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The History of the University of Cambridge: And of Waltham Abbey. With the ...

Thomas Fuller - Cambridge University (England) - 1840 - 688 pages
...queen told him, " Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation." " No, madam," saith he : " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." Sure I am, at this day it hath over• Sceleloi Canla&rigiensit, Ma. t This is subsequently corrected...
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The History of the University of Cambridge: And of Waltham Abbey. With the ...

Thomas Fuller - Great Britain - 1840 - 688 pages
...queen told him, " Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation." " No, madam," saith he : " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." Sure I am, at this day it hath over• Sceletot Cantabrigiensis, MB. t This Is subsequently corrected...
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The universities. Le Keux's Memorials of Cambridge, views, with historical ...

Thomas Wright, Harry Longueville Jones - 1841
...him, " So, Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation." " No, Madam," was his reply, " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." The acorn grew fast, and Fuller, who wrote in 1634, says, " Sure I am, at this day it hath overshadowed...
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London, Volumes 1-2

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1841
...erected a Puritan foundation." "No, Madam," was the answer, " far be it from me to countenance anything contrary to your established laws; but I have set an acorn which, when it becomes an oak, God knows what will be the fruit thereof." In the corner next to this monument is that to the memory of...
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Annual Report of the Society for the Promotion of Collegiate ..., Volumes 1-13

Society for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education - Education - 1844
...said to him: " Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation." "No, madam," saith he, " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...to your established laws; but I have set an acorn, 1856.] THIRTEENTH REPORT. which, when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof."...
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Memorials of Cambridge: A Series of Views of the Colleges, Halls ..., Volume 2

Thomas Wright, Harry Longueville Jones - Cambridge (England) - 1847
...him, " So, Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a puritan foundation." " No, Madam," was his reply, " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary...oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof." The acorn grew fast, and Fuller, who wrote in 1634, says, " Sure I am, at this day it hath overshadowed...
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The Mansions of England: Or, Picturesque Delineations of the Seats ..., Volume 1

Architecture, Domestic - 1847
...queen told him, " Sir Walter, I hear you have erected a Puritan foundation." " No, Madam," saith he, " far be it from me to countenance any thing contrary to your established laws ; but 1 have set an acorn, which, when it becomes an oak, God alone knows what will be the fruit thereof."...
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New general biographical dictionary, Volume 10

Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, Thomas Wright - Biography - 1848
...erected a puritan foundation.' ' No madam,' saith he, ' far be it from me to countenance any tiling contrary to your established laws ; but I have set...when it becomes an oak. God alone knows what will he the fruit thereof.1 " He had so much of the puritan about him, however, as to make the chapel stand...
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