The Lives of Sundry Eminent Persons in this Later Age: In Two Part, I. Of Divines ; II. Of Nobility and Gentry of Both Sexes

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Thomas Simmons, 1683 - 350 pages

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Page 195 - ... in such a time : he told them, that he had got that in his retirement with the Lord, that to have it afterwards renewed, he would be content to lose a son every day.
Page 73 - Never was death more welcome to any mortal, I think. Though the pangs of death were strong, yet that far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory made him endure those bitter pains with much patience and courage. In the extremity of his pains, he desired his eldest brother to lay him a little lower, and to take away one pillow from him, that he might die with more ease.

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