Volume: 2; Author: Arthur Westcott; Category: Biography and Autobiography; Length: Pages; Year: Life and Letters of Brooke Foss Westcott, D.D., D.C.L.: Sometime Bishop of Durham, Volume 2. Front Cover. Arthur Westcott. Macmillan and Company, Limited. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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And so I have been free from all anxiety and evil emulation, and I 1 The only congratulatory note extant runs thus: Tait, of Bromley, Kent. What shall I say of Dr. But you will not mind it?

Life and Letters of Brooke Foss Westcott, D.D, D. C. L

The one was the erection of a marionette theatre, in which, by the help of wires that worked card-mounted figures, and more or less dramatic part- readings from behind a curtain, we gave, no doubt, thrilling representations to what must certainly have been a very small and select company of spectators.

There was, we rejoiced to discover, a little thing which we could do, a service which we could render, in offering which we could make towards the fulness of the work on which we were engaged.

He narrates his experiences of the great day in one of his “special” letters: But what are all the attainments the human intellect can arrive at, compared with the one thing needful? Another thing on which I can speak with unmixed pleasure is the fact that the anniversary of your birthday happens on a Sunday.

Life and Letters of Brooke Foss Westcott, D.D, D. C. L

His first University success was his election to the Battie Scholarship in The Prince smiled and bowed, but said nothing about the holiday. Am busily engaged with pupils. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He even later disapproved of his father s fishing excursions, because his sympathies were so entirely on the side of the fish.


Paracelsus by Robert Browning. The wide range of his interests as an undergraduate is amply evidenced by the contents of his ” special ” letters. I am fully sensible that it is not social, that perhaps it is little suited to minister to others happiness.

Apart from the recreations I have mentioned, I never knew him indulge in mere pastimes or loitering indo lence of any kind. P ormerly Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. The Life of the Right Rev.

But now I am more than satisfied and so will all at home be. Then the magis trates issued another, and now the Chartists have come to the hill near here and are much more in furiated than before, because their leaders have been taken.

Yet in all things, in good success and ill success, may I ever live wholly for God s service and my fellows good. This was the school magazine, of which my father, with two of his chief school friends, Evans 3 and Purton, 4 was joint editor. It is a matter for congratulation that the smaller type portion of this work is so large, and beooke has been my aim, as far as possible, to let my father reveal himself.

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Some things never grow old. A more interesting personage was my father s great grandfather, Foss Westcott, who was a member of the Coss East India Company s Madras estab lishment during the years The church is a fine building in the same style.


To-day I go to see a boat race. Of the work of the textual critic others must judge ; of the work of the theologian, the teacher, or the preacher it is hardly for his children to speak. Our court has presented a most animated scene for the last few days.

Evans in doubt about the Balliol. He would often in later years speak of these early wwestcott, which served in no small degree to keep alive his intense hatred ans every form of injustice and oppression.

Life and Letters of Brooke Foss Westcott, D.D., D.C.L.: Sometime Bishop of Durham; Volume 2

While still a schoolboy Westcott became acquainted with his future wife. Enjoy another pleasant and solitary Hall time 2 as on Wednesday, and trust that I feel the advantages to be derived from such a course. Can it be seraphic, i. He preferred to attend Church rather than an College Chapel on Sunday evenings, because he deemed the Chapel service to partake too much of the nature of a musical performance.

A schoolmaster or a clergyman? If it please God, may I be allowed to do this, and enabled to do it in a proper spirit. But even then I put out the candles and looked, as I have often done, at the bright moon shining over Sidney, and thought of home and all with it, and how westctot I should like to surprise you all ; and I do not recollect any goblin visions of Scholarships disturbing my reveries.