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finger, took its origin from her statue in Westminster Abbey, which represents her as holding down her finger, and pointing to a Death's head at her feet.
In the fame church of Hajifted, is another monument, with an inscription, supposed to be written by Dr. Donne, commemorating both Sir William Drury, who, in 1589, was killed in a duel, in France, by Sir John Borough, Knight, and Sir Robert Drury, Knight, his son, who died in 1915. See “ Hist. and Antiq. of Hansted,” p. 143.
“A Copy of Verses; by Dr. Donne,” is prefixed to “ Captain Smith's History of Virginia, 1626.” Fol.
Page 152, line 20, a will of conceits.] The passage, to which Isaac Walton alludes, is in a poem of Dr. Donne's, entitled “ The Will."
" I give my reputation to those
Page 156, line 26, Bilbop of Spalato.] The opinion ufually entertained concerning the conduct of “ De Dominis," upon his return to Rome, is less favourable to his character than he deserves, if we may judge from the narrative of Dr. John Colin, Bishop of Durham, in his “ History of Transubstantiation,” C. II. J vii. We are assured, that on his departure from England, he left in writing this memorable declaration ;“ I am resolved, even with the danger of my life, to profess before the Pope himself, that the Church of England is a true and orthodox Church of Christ.” This he not only promised, but faithfully performed. He could never be persuaded by the Jesuits or others, either to subscribe to the new-devised tenets of the Council of Trent, or to retract those orthodox books which he had printed in England and Germany, or to renounce the Communion of the Church of England, in whose defence he constantly persisted to the very last.
Page 176, line 21, History of England.] « Sir Henry Wotton had a pension of 2001, fettled on him in the third year of this reign (of Charles I.), which was now augmented to sool, to enable him to compose “ The Ancient History of England," and to bestow tool. on the amanuenses and clerks necessary to be employed in that work." (Aita Regia, p. 815.)
Page 191, line 14, Reliquiæ Wottoniana.] In Cibber's, or rather Shield's Lives of the Poets, the only specimen given of Sir Henry Wotton's poetry, is the famous compofition, “ The World's a Bubble," which, in “The Reliquiæ Wottonianæ,” is said to have been found among his papers, the author unknown. Farnabie, in his “ Epigrammata Selecta, 1629,” afcribes it to Lord Bacon. He has translated it into Greek, and has some various readings.
Of Sir Henry Wotton's Latin Panegyric on Charles I. there are two translations by unknown hands: The one is inserted in “The Reliquiæ Wottonianæ ;" the other is very
scarce, scarce, printed in a very small twenty-fours, on a large type, containing 118 pages, besides the Dedication and Preface.
Several of Sir Henry Wotton's letters are inserted in “ Cabala, or Mysteries of State. Lone don, 1654.” in 4to; and in “ Cabala, or Scrinia sacra. London, 1668.” Fol.: Also in “ Straf. ford's Letters and Despatches, 1739." Fol.
The two following tracts, which are noticed in p. 191, as written by Sir Henry Wotton, were never printed; namely,
“ The Journal of his Embassies to Venice;” a MS. fairly written, and formerly in the library of Lord Edward Conway.
“ Three Propositions to the Count d'Angosciola;' not as it has been erroneously printed, “ The Court of Angosciola, in Matters of Duels ;"--a MS. preserved in the library of the College of Arms
Page 216, line ult, remarkable scholars.] The celebrity of this college, founded in 1516, by Dr. Richard Fox, Bishop of Winchester, was in some measure predicted by Erasmus, in a letter to his friend, Dr. John Claymond, the first president : “ Mihi præsagit Animus futurum olim ut istud Collegium, ceu Tempium sacrosanctum, optimis literis dicatum, toto terrarum orbe, inter præcipua Decora Britanniæ numeretur.” See “ Knight's Life of Erasmus," p. 211.
Page 253, line 3, Tom Nash.] The three titles mentioned by Walton belong all to one pamphlet, which Gabriel Hervie supposes to be written by Lylly.
Page : Page 264, line 12, in that church.] In Queen Elizabeth's time, the form of fubfcription, required from those who were preferred in the Church, was in these words : « We, whose "names are here underwritten, do declare and unfainedly testify our affent to all and singular " the Articles of Religion, and the Confession of the true Christian Faith, and the Doctrine of “ the Sacrament, comprised in a book, intituled Articles whereupon it was agreed by the “ Archbishops and Bishops of both Provinces, and the whole Clergy, in the Convocation “ holden at London in the year of our Lord God 1562, according to the Computation of “ the Church of England, for the avoiding of the Diversities of Opinions, and for the esta“blishing of Consent touching true Religion, put forth by the Queen's Authority.' And in “ testimony of such our aflents, we have hereunto subscribed our names, with our own “ proper hands, as hereafter followeth.”
Among those who subscribed to this form, “it pleased me,” saith Dr. Bernard, “ to find “ the hand of the reverend and learned Mr. Hooker thus subscribing : ' Per me RICHARDUM
Hooker, Clericum, in Artibus Magiftrum, præsentatum ad Canonicatum et Præben“odam de Neather-haven, in Ecclefià cathedrali Şarum, 17 Julii, 1591.9" (Clavi Trabales.)
Page 494, line 1, well chofen.) Aquinas, when asked with what compendium a man might best become learned, answered, “ By reading of one book;” meaning, that an understanding entertained with several objects, is intent upon none of them, and profits not. (Taylor's Life of Christ, p. 337.)
IN DE X.
OT, Dr. George, Archbishop of
Robert, Bishop of Salisbury,
chester, 52. 401
Donne and Sir Henry Wotton, xyiii
Barlow, Dr. Thomas, Bp. of Lincoln, xxi. 481
Dr. Samuel, 35
Bull, Dr. George, 461
letter to him, 265
Cowper, Sir William, 285
Mr. George, 222. his Letter to
Dr. Thomas, Archbishop of Can-
--- Mr. William, 201
bishop Whitgift, 247
Cæsar, Sir Julius, 158
-- Meric, 439.
-- - Mrs. 228
Danvers, Lord Henry, 352
Dr. John, junior, xv. xvi.
- Richard Sackville, Earl of, 69