Original Letters Of Eminent Literary Men (volume 23); Of The Sixteenth, Seventeenth, And Eighteenth…

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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. 1843. Excerpt: ... express bargain being made, I do not find the Booksellers enclin'd to make any gratuity, besides a Royal-paper-book. I am, Hon'd Sir, Your most obliged serv1, Nov. 27. 94. E. Gibson. For The Reverend Dr. Charlett, Master of University College, in Oxford. c. The same to the same. Still on the Dedication. Ballard's Letters, vol. v. p. 46. Orig. Honor'd Sir, I had almost given over hoping for any good from my Lord Keeper, at least was far from expecting matters soe easy as you have made them. Dedications are nice things; but what ever particulars I may fail in, I will endeavour that want of gravity and modesty shall be no objection. But to be sure, nothing of that kind shall pass without your approbation. I am very much oblig'd to you for your good opinion in thinking me any ways proper for the place you mention. Noe station can be more eligible upon all accounts, but my years and experience would (I fear) be hardly equal to the business of that house. Mr. Wharton (I think) was not Chaplain at his first going; but if he was, his studying with Dr. Cave had made him an able Divine and given him a good acquaintance with the books in that Profession. This you know, has not been my fortune; nor have Church-affairs had any considerable part o' my time. Dr. Lancaster has oblig'd me to present a Book to my Lord (which I had design'd to do before he mov'd it,) and very kindly offer'd his company upon the occasion. 1 cannot but tell you that the Doctor always mentions your name with a great deal of respect, and that the Learned men in this part o' the world are sensible how much the University is better'd by your having a share in its government. They have great expectations from your Vice-Chancellorship, which I hope is not far off. In that three years we shall be al...

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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. 1843. Excerpt: ... express bargain being made, I do not find the Booksellers enclin'd to make any gratuity, besides a Royal-paper-book. I am, Hon...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021752270X

ISBN - 13:9780217522700

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