Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester

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Chetham Society., 1868 - Cheshire (England)

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Page 70 - When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Page 27 - How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? and how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
Page 77 - Commons,' which were printed by order of parliament. In 1860 he was made CB, and on 6 July 1806 KC1J. In 1874 he received from the university of Oxford the honorary degree of DCL He served on the Digest of Law Commission, appointed '2'2 Nov.
Page 74 - Smitten friends Are angels sent on errands full of love ; For us they languish, and for us they die...
Page 88 - I had great pleasure in finding myself at Rokeby, and recollecting a hundred passages of past time. Morritt looks well and easy in his mind, which I am delighted to see. He is now one of my oldest, and, I believe, one of my most sincere friends; — a man unequalled in the mixture of sound good sense, high literary cultivation, and the kindest and sweetest temper that ever graced a human bosom.
Page 68 - Parliamenl, he was summoned to the House of Lords by the title of Baron Tynedale on the 1 1th April 1807. He married his cousin, the Hon. Lady Catherine Townshend, on the 23d March 1795, by whom he had three sons and five daughters.
Page 116 - ... and his share in it has always been spoken of with general approval. On some occasions he was elected a select preacher in the University of Oxford ; and published the sermons he delivered. In 1810, he filled the most honourable office that the University of Oxford can bestow upon a divine, namely, that of Bampton Lecturer; and his appointment was communicated to him by the President of Corpus Christi College, "to have been made with an unanimity that he should never forget.
Page 116 - No man lived who had a stronger sense of justice, or who felt more indignant at the violation of truth or morality. On such occasions alone, when justice or morality were attacked, was the gentleness of his character disturbed.
Page 258 - Sepr ^6, 1767 ; dicd at Broughton Vicw, Pendleton, June 26, 1848, aged 80 years. During a long life, ever remembering that man is not made for himself alone, he devoted an extraordinary degree of mental and bodily energy to the improvement of his native town, in which those who survey its valued institutions and spacious streets, will find few, which do not bear tokens of his disinterested, successful and long continued services. Amongst the benefactors of...
Page 237 - Rectum;" in his translation of the "Anatomie Generate, par M.Bichat;" and by the rare circumstance of the Jacksonian prize of the Royal College of Surgeons having been adjudged to him for three years in succession.

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