A Memoir Of The Rev. John Keble

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byJohn 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 XXI. OCTOBER II, 1865, LEAVE HURSLEY AND GO TO BOURNEMOUTH.--LETTER ON THE RITUAL QUESTION.--HIS LIFE AT BOURNEMOUTH.--ILLNESS.--DEATH, MARCH 29, 1866.--BURIAL AT HURSLEY.--REMARKS ON PERSON AND CHARACTER.--MRS. KEBLE'S DEATH, BURIAL, CHARACTER. BUT little remains to be told. The illness of Mrs. Keble, of which there had been so alarming an attack at the very time of the meeting of the three friends, continued to manifest itself in graduallyincreasing weakness and suffering, from which there was no effectual rallying, and never any complete relief. She was, indeed, sometimes more easy, and must have had considerable strength of constitution. She was supported, too, by a cheerful heart, and entire resignation to God's dispensations. To these last Keble bears most affecting testimony in the letters I am about to transcribe. They were advised to lose no time in settling themselves for the winter at Bournemouth, but they were naturally desirous to keep the anniversary of their wedding-day, the thirtieth, at home. This was on the ioth of October, and on the eleventh they left it, never to return alive. Domestic as he was by nature, and always prone to attach himself to places as well as persons; and loving his parishioners, his church, his parish, and his parsonage, as he did, we may well imagine with what feelings he commenced his journey to Bournemouth. I am not sure that he had at all realized to himself that he should never return. This, indeed, was of less consequence to him who always carried his life in his hand, and whose heart was stayed elsewhere; but I feel sure that he had realized this to himself, that if he did return, it would be to follow his wife to her grave, and linger at God's pleasure a widower on earth. Mr. Moor tells us that on the...

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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 XXI. OCTOBER II, 1865, LEAVE HURSLEY AND GO TO BOURNEMOUTH.--LETTER ON THE RITUAL QUESTION.--HIS LIFE AT BOURNEMOUTH.--I...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217432441

ISBN - 13:9780217432443

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