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" When at Oxford, I took up Law's ' Serious Call to a Holy Life,' expecting to find it a dull book, (as such books generally are), and perhaps to laugh at it But 1 found Law quite an overmatch for me... "
The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review - Page 111
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Publications, Volume 33

Oxford Historical Society (Oxford, England) - 1897 - 544 pages
...had been a lax talker, rather than thinker, against religion till he went to Oxford. ' When at Oxford I took up Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life, expecting to find it a dull 1 In the Oxford Sausage the ex-fellow who has taken a living regrets the time 'When calm around the...
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A History of Pembroke College, Oxford, Anciently Broadgates Hall: In which ...

Douglas Macleane - 1897 - 544 pages
...had been a lax talker, rather than thinker, against religion till he went to Oxford. ' When at Oxford I took up Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life, expecting to find it a doll 1 In the Oxford Sausage the ex-fellow who has taken a living regrets the time 'When calm around...
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The Age of Pope, 1700-1744

John Dennis - 1899 - 260 pages
...against religion, for I did not much tit in I: against it; and this lasted till I went to Oxford, when I took up Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life, expecting...find it a dull book (as such books generally are), but I found Law quite an overmatch for me; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest.'...
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A Catalogue of Old and Rare Books: Being a Portion of the Stock of and ...

Pickering & Chatto - 1900 - 577 pages
...WILLIAM LAW, A..M. 17:9. FIRST EDITION, &vo, fine copy in old calf , £1 2s •• • When at Oxford, I took up Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life, expecting...dull book (as such books generally are) and perhaps laugh at it. But I found Law quite an over-match for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

James Boswell - 1901
...against it; and this lasted till I I went to Oxford, where it would not be sifffered. When at Oxford, I took up Law's ' Serious Call to a Holy Life,' expecting...books generally are), and perhaps to laugh at it. -ButJL.fJQ.UJld Law quite an overmatcJLfjpr me ; and this was the first occjasioa.of-JBy thinking in...
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The Nonjurors: Their Lives, Principles, and Writings

John Henry Overton - 1902 - 503 pages
...against religion, for I did not much think against it ; and this lasted till I went to Oxford, when I took up Law's ' Serious Call to a Holy Life,' expecting...find it a dull book, as such books generally are. But I found_Law-quite- aĞ -trver-match for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in...
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Hurrell Froude: Memoranda and Comments

Louise Imogen Guiney - 1904 - 439 pages
...arrive at 1 See p. 236 for Mr. Keble's rebuke to Hurrell for a verbal flippancy. ' When at Oxford, I took up Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life, expecting...dull book, as such books generally are, and perhaps laugh at it. But I found Law quite an over-match for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking...
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The Age of Pope (1700-1744)

John Dennis - 1906 - 260 pages
...against religion, for I did not much think against it; and this lasted till I went to Oxford, when I took up Law's Serious Call to a Holy Life, expecting...find it a dull book (as such books generally are), but I found Law quite an overmatch for me; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest.'...
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The Age of Pope (1700-1744)

John Dennis - 1908 - 260 pages
...not much think against it; and this lasted till I went to Oxford, when I took up Law's Serious Gall to a Holy Life, expecting to find it a dull book (as such books generally are), but I found Law quite an overmatch for me ; and this was the first occasion of my thinking in earnest.'...
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The Three Religious Leaders of Oxford and Their Movements: John Wycliffe ...

Samuel Parkes Cadman - 1916 - 596 pages
...religion, . . . and this lasted till I went to Oxford, where it would not be suffered. When at Oxford, I took up Law's 'Serious Call to a Holy Life,' expecting to find it a dull book, UH such books generally are, and perhaps to laugh at it. But I found Law quite an overmatch for me...
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