The Autobiography And Correspondence Of Sir Simonds D'ewes, Bart (volume 1); During The Reigns Of…

Paperback | February 8, 2012

bySir Simonds D'ewes

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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.1845 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. Law Studies.--Love-making in the Olden Time.--D'Ewes is Knighted.--Account of the Cloptons.--Attack on Cadiz.--Siege of Rochelle.--Battle of Lutra.--Invasion of Prussia. 1626. Having finished the most remarkable passages of near upon eight years and two months of my life, and being now arrived at the time of my leaving the Middle Temple, I shall continue the account from that day upon which I left it to the decease of my father; who being fully recovered of his present dangerous sickness, departed out of London August the 17th, being Wednesday, to Stow Hall, his mansion-house in Suffolk. I followed him, August the 23rd, and came to Stow Hall the day ensuing. 'Tis very true that 1 was again in commons in October following for two or three weeks, and kept my chamber also for above four years after this time, paying pensions and other duties of the house; but this was the last day in which I proved a true and adequate member of the said Middle Temple, or followed the studies and enjoyed the law-discourses there in that nature I had done before. I cannot deny but the study of our common-law, which most men account to be very hard and difficult work, grew most delightful and pleasing unto me, especially after I was once called to the bar; and the rather because I had at one time fully resolved to have gone on with the most gainful and enriching practice of it; assuring myself by my studies and estate, to fit myself for the greatest places of preferment in England which were compatible to a commonlawyer. But when I saw the Church of God and the Gospel to be almost everywhere ruined abroad, or to be in great peril and danger, and daily feared that things would grow worse at home, I laid by all these lofty and aspiring hopes; and considering that advic...

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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.1845 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. Law Studies.--Love-making in the Olden Time.--D'Ewes is Knighted.--Account of the Cloptons.--Attack on Cadiz.--Sieg...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217621058

ISBN - 13:9780217621052

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