Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint) by Walter Farquhar HookLives of the Archbishops of Canterbury, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint) by Walter Farquhar Hook

Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint)

byWalter Farquhar Hook

Paperback | November 20, 2018

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Excerpt from Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury, Vol. 3

F asti Eboracenses; or, Lives of the Archbishops of York, by Messrs. Dixon and Raine, will not interfere. Theirs is a valuable, learned, and important work; but Mr. Raine, in his preface, points out, with his usual clearness, the distinction between the object of their work, and that which is the aim of the present volumes. He states, that their work does not profess to be a history of the Church of England, or any part of it. It has nothing to do with what are called the times of the archbishops or of any of them. They write, he expressly informs us, ad clerum not ad populum, or, as he elsewhere playfully expresses it, for the bees, that is, for the philosophical enquirer and the historian, and not for the general reader, whom he compares to a less industrious insect. It is impossible to estimate too highly such works as those of Messrs. Dixon and Raine or, more important still, the Lives of the Judges, by Mr. Foss. They, as archaeologists, collect, with minute attention to details, the wild ?owers of the desert, which the philosophical historian.

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Title:Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:542 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.09 inPublished:November 20, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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