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scarce, printed in a very small twenty-fours, on a large type, containing 118 pages, besides the Dedication and Preface.
Several of Sir Henry Wotton's letters are inserted in “ Cabala, or Mysteries of State. Lone don, 1654." in 4to; and in “ Cabala, or Scrinia facra. London, 1663." Fol.: Also in “ Strafe ford's Letters and Despatches, 1739.” Fol.
The two following tracts, which are noticed in p. 191, as written by Sir Henry Wotton, were never printed; namely,
“ The Journal of his Embassies to Venice;" a MS. fairly written, and formerly in the library of Lord Edward Conway.
“ Three Propositions to the Count d'Angosciola;” not as it has been erroneously printed, “ The Court of Angosciola, in Matters of Duels ; " -a MS. preserved in the library of the College of Arms
Page 216, line ult, remarkable scholars.] The celebrity of this college, founded in 1516, by Dr. Richard Fox, Bishop of Winchester, was in some measure predicted by Erasmus, in a letter to his friend, Dr. John Claymond, the first president: “Mihi præfagit Animus futurum olim ut istud Collegium,ceu Tempium sacrosanctum, optimis literis dicatum, toto terrarum orbe, inter præcipua Decora Britanniæ numeretur.” See “ Knight's Life of Erasmus," p. 211.
Page 253, line 3, Tom Nash.] The three titles mentioned by Walton belong all to one pamphlet, which Gabriel Hervie supposes to be written by Lylly.
: Page 264, line 12, in that church.] In Queen Elizabeth's time, the form of fubfcription, required from those who were preferred in the Church, was in these words: “We, whose “names are here underwritten, do declare and unfainedly testify our affent to all and singular “the Articles of Religion, and the Confession of the true Christian Faith, and the Doctrine of “ the Sacrament, comprised in a book, intituled Articles whereupon it was agreed by the “ Archbishops and Bithops of both Provinces, and the whole Clergy, in the Convocation “ holden at London in the year of our Lord God 1562, according to the Computation of “ the Church of England, for the avoiding of the Diversities of Opinions, and for the esta“blishing of Consent touching true Religion, put forth by the Queen's Authority.' And in
testimony of such our aflents, we have hereunto subscribed our names, with our own “ proper hands, as hereafter followeth."
Among those who subscribed to this form, “it pleased me," faith Dr. Bernard, “to find “the hand of the reverend and learned Mr. Hooker thus subscribing : Per me RICHARDUM “.HOOKER, Clericum, in Artibus Magistrum, præsentatum ad Canonicatum et Præben“«dam de Neather-haven, in Ecclesià cathedrali Sarum, 17 Julii, 1591."" (Clavi Trabales.)
Page 494, line 1, well chofen.] Aquinas, when asked with what compendium a man might best become learned, answered, “By reading of one book;” meaning, that an understanding entertained with several objects, is intent upon none of them, and profits not. (Taylor's Life of Christ, p. 337.)
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ABBOT, Dr. George, Archbishop of
Robert, Bishop of Salisbury,
chester, 52. 401
Donne and Sir Henry Wotton, xviii
Barlow, Dr. Thomas, Bp. of Lincoln, xxi. 48
Dr. William, Bishop of Lincoln, 401
- Dr. Samuel, 35
Burton, Dr. John, 363. 494
Chalkhill, John, Lfq. xxxvii.
Cowper, Sir William, 285
Mr. George, 222. his Letter to
Dr. Thomas, Archbishop of Can-
Mr. William, 201
bishop Whitgift, 247
-- Sir William, 162
Dr. John, junior, xv. xvi.
Richard Sackville, Earl of, 69
Eagle stealing from the altar, 244
Gunning, Dr. Peter, Bishop of Ely, 488
Mrs. wife of Mr. George Her-
Earle, Dr. John, Bishop of Salisbury, 268
Mrs. Hawkins, xli.
Mrs. Walton, xl.
I. Grand Duke of Florence, 140
Dr. Richard, 8
Gentilis, Albericus, 132
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