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Lancelot Andrewes


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Lancelot Andrewes : Devotions

'Read B[ishop]. Andrew's Devotions & various other prayers. Read Blair's Sermon 'On our ignorance of good & evil in this life' [...] Read portions of Bryant 'On the plagues of Egypt' [...] In the Evening read Archp. Tellotison's Sermon 'On the happiness of heaven', which I found interesting & in simple language... Read sev.l Poetical pieces suitable to this sacred day among others Edmaston's delightful sonnet.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: John Cole      Print: Book


Lancelot Andrewes : Prayers

'Used B[isho]p Andrew's exct Prayers both mg & aftn - read one of Blair's sermons morng. Evg read one of B[isho]p Moore's sermons.'

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: John Cole      Print: Unknown


Lancelot Andrewes : Sermons

Elizabeth Barrett, invalid, to Mary Russell Mitford, 10 April 1839: 'What can I do bound hand and foot in this wilderness, in the way of book-ferreting? with a physician who groans in the spirit whenever he sees within my reach any book larger & graver looking than "the last new octavo neatly bound"? [...] but you tempted me with Bishop Andrews, the Bishop is in folio, & I was in an obstinate fit -- & I [italics]did[end italics] read -- -- & [italics]was[end italics] scolded'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Elizabeth Barrett      Print: Book


Lancelot Andrewes : The Moral Law Expounded

'At Sturbridge faire last, having by chance loo[k]ed on Mr Whately, Bishop Andrewes, and Mr Perkins on the commandments (in which I owne a secret hand of God) I was clearly convinced that my former practise was sinfull, and deserved the stroak of God's vengeance'.

Century: 1600-1699     Reader/Listener/Group: Isaac Archer      Print: Book


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