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" The latter part of his life may be said to be a continued study; for as he usually preached once a week, if not oftener, so after his sermon he never gave his eyes rest, till he had chosen out a new text, and that night cast his sermon into a form, and... "
The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Hebert, and Sanderson - Page 86
by Izaak Walton - 1832
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Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1796 - 640 pages
...form, and his text into divifions* ; and the next day betook himfelf to confult the fathers, and fo commit his meditations to his memory, which was excellent. But upon Saturday he ufually gave himfelf and his mind a reft from the weary burthen of his week's meditations, and ufually...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1848 - 726 pages
...Forindon, his biographer says, " As he usually preached once a week, if not oftener, 8O after his sermon he never gave his eyes rest till he had chosen out a new text, and that night east his sermon into a form, and his text into divisions ; and the next day betook himself to consult...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 23-24

John Bell - 1799 - 402 pages
...be a continued study; for as he usually preached oncea-week, if not oftener, so after his sermon he never gave his eyes rest till he had chosen out a new text, and that night cast his sertnon into a form, and his text into divisions, and the next day betook himself to consult the Fathers,...
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The Lives of John Donne: Sir Henry Wolton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ..., Volume 1

Izaak Walton - 1805 - 438 pages
...form, and his text into divifions ; and the next day betook himfelf to confult the fathers, and fo commit his meditations to his memory, which was excellent. But upon Saturday he ufually gave himfelf and his VOL. i. c mind mind a reft from the weary burthen of his week's meditations,...
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Bishop Jewel. Bernard Gilpin. Richard Hooker. Archbishop Whitgift. John ...

1810 - 594 pages
...a confinued. study; for as he usually preached once a week, if not oftener, so after his sermon he never gave his eyes rest, till he had chosen out a...form, and his text into divisions; and the next day be* took himself to consult the fathers, and so commit his meditations to his memory, which was excelr...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1817 - 822 pages
...a continued study ; for as he usually preached once a-week, if not oftener, so after his sermon he never gave his eyes rest till he had chosen out a new text, and that night cast liis sermon into a form, and hia text into divisions ' ; and the next day betook himself to consult...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ...

Izaak Walton - 1824 - 422 pages
...be a continued study; for as he usually preached once a week, if not oftener, so after his sermon he never gave his eyes rest, till he had chosen out a...usually gave himself and his mind a rest from the weary burden of his week's meditations, and usually spent that day in visitation of friends, or some other...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ...

Izaak Walton - 1824 - 418 pages
...a continued study ; for as he usually preached once a week, if not oftener, so after his sermon he never gave his eyes rest, till he had chosen out a...sermon into a form, and his text into divisions ; and tbe next day betook himself to consult the fathers, and so commit his meditations to his memory, which...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1881 - 510 pages
...style Walton tells us that when the popular preacher came from the pulpit he was unable to rest until " he had chosen out a new text, and that night cast...form, and his text into divisions, and the next day he took himself to consult the Fathers." That is hardly the manner of preparing a discourse in these...
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Ecclesiastes Anglicanus: Being a Treatise on Preaching, as Adapted to a ...

William Gresley - 1844 - 372 pages
...a continued study : for, as he usually preached once a week, if not oftener, so after his sermon he never gave his eyes rest till he had chosen out a...his meditations to his memory, which was excellent.' And much to the same effect is related of Dr. Hammond, that ' his method was, which likewise he recommended...
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