A Memoir Of The Rev. John Keble, M. A. (volume 1); Late Vicar Of Hursley by Sir John Taylor Coleridge

A Memoir Of The Rev. John Keble, M. A. (volume 1); Late Vicar Of Hursley

bySir John Taylor Coleridge

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. HURSLEY CURACY. DEATH OF MARY ANNE KEBLE. RETURN TO FAIRFORD. 1825 1826. IN the lives of most men there is a period which one would characterize, if not as the most happy, yet the brightest, and the most sunshiny; when their hopes are most cheerful, their cares lightest, their sense of enjoyment most lively. The year which Keble passed as Curate of Hursley I should characterize as that period in his life; it was scarcely a year, before he was re-called to Fairford by an event which, with all his habitual resignation, was yet one of the most afflicting trials he had ever been submitted to. But of this by-and-by. It had been arranged, as I have intimated, that Thomas Keble should take to the Curacies, and to the Parsonage at Southrop, on his leaving it. This was the more agreeable, as he had not long before, to the entire satisfaction of the family, and not least to that of Keble, married a lady, whose sister afterwards became Keble's own wife. Before Keble settled at Hursley, he visited two or three of his old friends, and took Ellison's duty at Huntspill for a week or two, and on the first Sunday of October, 1825, commenced the discharge of his duties as Curate. Writing to me not long before he started from home, he says:--"You would laugh if you could look into me, and read all the pretty schemes of reform which course one another over my still childish brain. I am to be so regular, so industrious, so punctual, such an early riser, &c, &c, &c, and all to be learned, or rather picked up on Salisbury Plain, in the space of sixtyfive miles from this home to my new one." On the day of what he called "reading himself in to his new diocese," he wrote to me in high spirits; he had found his house unfinished, and was residing with Sir William at Hur...

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Title:A Memoir Of The Rev. John Keble, M. A. (volume 1); Late Vicar Of HursleyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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