The Admission Register of the Manchester School: With Some Notices of the More Distinguished Scholars, Volume 73

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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 252 - Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his place; Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour, Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, More skilled to raise the wretched than to rise.
Page 74 - Smitten friends Are angels sent on errands full of love ; For us they languish, and for us they die...
Page 88 - Mysteries, which he regards as affording the germ of all tales about fairies past, present, and to come. He then diverged to Homer, whose Iliad he considered as a collection of poems by different authors, at different times, during a century.
Page 88 - 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 6 - Green, the last 23 years of whose life were spent in this neighbourhood, where, by his skill and industry as an artist, he produced faithful representations of the country and lasting memorials of its more perishable features. He was born at...
Page 276 - Sacred to the memory of tho right rev. John Porter, DD, formerly professor of Hebrew in the university of Cambridge, and late lord bishop of this diocese, who dicd on the 27th July 1819, in the 68th year of his age, and 45th of his ministry. Deeply versed in sacred learning, he united the scholar with the gentleman. Firm in his trust, and inflexibly attached to Truth, in his intercourse with the world he feared GOD more than man, and in every situation in life in which the Providenee of GOD placed...
Page 115 - ... attending many of the medical classes. He had already entered the Church and taken priest's orders. At Edinburgh he became known to many of the most distinguished Presbyterian divines ; and though never hesitating to express his preference to that form of Church Government with which he was connected, was treated by them with great favour and attention. Mr. Dalzell, the Professor of Greek, was struck with his great acquirements as a scholar, and honourably mentioned him in one of the works he...
Page 87 - Forty-three authors (and the number might be greatly increased) in opposition to three names quoted at second hand,3 to three writers in propria persona, to an epigram, and to Mr. Bryant himself, the only author who ever imagined that the scene of the Iliad was in Egypt.
Page 32 - Adey, attorney and town clerk of Lichfield. (See Register, vol. ip 70, note to William Adey.) He dicd at Belmont hall, and is buricd at Ipstones chureh, where there is a monument on the south side with this inseription : " In a vault near this place are interred the remains of John Sneyd, late of Belmont, esq., who dicd on the 8th...