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comfort, what the same St. Paul said after to the fame Philip pians, when he advised them "to walk as they had him for an és example."
And this goodness of which I have spoken, feemed to increase as his years did; and with his goodness his learning, the founciation of which was laid in the grammar-school of Rotherham --(that being one of those three that were founded and liberally endowed by the said great and good Bishop of that name.) And in this time of his being a scholar there, he was observed to use an unwearied diligence to attain learning, and to have a seriousness beyond his age, and with it a more than common modelty; and to be of so calm and obliging behaviour, that the malter and whole number of scholars loved him as one mank.
And in this love and amity he continued at that school, till about the thirteenth year of his age; at which time his father designed to improve his grammar learning, by removing him from Rotherham to one of the more noted schools of Eton or Westminster; and after a year's stay there, then to remove him thence to Oxford. But as he went with him, he called on an old friend, a minister of noted learning, and told him his inten. tions; and he, after maily questions with his son, received fuch answers from him, that he assured his father, his son was so perfect a grammarian, that he had laid a good foundation to build any or all the arts upon, and therefore advised him to Ihorten his journey, and leave him at OxfordAnd his father did fo.
His father left him there to the sole care and manage of Dr. Kilbie', who was then Rector of Lincoln College ; and he, after some time and trial of his manners and learning, thought fit to enter him of that College, and not long after to macriculate him in the University, which he did the first of July, 1603; but he was not chosen Fellow till the third of May, 1606, at which time he had taken his degree of Bachelor of Arts : at the taking of which Degree, his tutor told the Rector, that his “pupil “ Sanderson had a metaphysical brain, and a matchless memory;
kHe xas educated in a serere and exact grammar-school, where by "mnwearied diligence, a llent sedentary and altonished way of following "s his book, a seriousne's beyond his years(oh, how would he steal away " from his companions' follies to his leverer tasks and privacies !)--he " made his woy thorow all things on which he could fix, to an exactness “in Greek and Latin, which he retained to his dying day. And he "voulei observe, that an exactness in Ichool-learning was a great advan. " tage to our higher studies, as the miscarriages of Ichool are not easily re. "covered in tie University." (Reason and Judgment, or Special Remarks of the Life of the renowned Dr. Sunderson, p. 5.)
Dr. RICHARD Kuj.ble is commemorated as a benefactor to his Col. lege. He restored the Library which had long been neglected, made eight new repositories for books, and gave divers good books cherenntoUpon the promotion of Dr. John Underhill to the See of Oxford, he was electe ed Recht of Lincoln College, Dec. 10, 1590; and in 1610 he was apjoined the King's Hebrew Profelsor. He died in 1620.
° During his residence in College he undertook the office of Tutor, which he executed with much credit io nimteli. He was wont to say, “I learn as much from my master, more from my equals, and most of all from my " disciples.” (Reason und Judgment, p, 10)
p THOMAS COVENEY, of Magdalen College, Pr.
CHRISTOPHER HARGRAVE, of Lincoln College, Pr.
In 1537 both the Proctors were of Lincoln College. (Le Nede.) At this time the Proctors were chosen out of the whole body of the Uni. verfiry, and none usually offered themselves candidates for the office, but perlons of great eminence for their learning. Dr. Peter Turner, Fellow of Merton College, Sivilian Professor of Geometry, and allo Professor of Geometry in Gretham College, formed the Caroline Cycle, so called from Charles the First's approbation of it, beginning in 1629, and ending in 1720. Since the introduction of this cycle, the appointment is limited to particular Colleges in a regular succeision, and the office has, of courle, been leis an object of aanbiciun,