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Life and Letters of Fenton John Anthony Hort, Volume 2 · Fenton John Anthony Hort,Sir Arthur Hort No preview available – Life and Letters. Fenton John Anthony Hort. D.D., D.C.L., LLD. SOMETIME HULSEAN PROFESSOR AND LADY MARGARET’S READER. IN DIVINITY IN THE. Life and Letters contains a collection of F. J. A. Hort’s letters arranged chronologically with biographical notes by his son, Arthur Fenton Hort. Volume one covers.

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Say also about the brass buttons, horresco referens. Of his home letters from Laleham unfortunately none have been preserved, but a delight ful picture of the relations between the brothers is given by Arthur s letters of the yearwhen he was eight to nine years old ; and the parents letters add something to the impression. You will not, I am persuaded, charge me with any want of love or deference to you because I thus definitively make my choice without consulting you. Maurice Father fear feel Fenton J.

He, it seems, actually saw the planet before its discovery at Berlin, and had suspicions of its being the planet, but did not examine it. My dearest Arthur I received your letter on Sunday.

I quite agree with what you say of Trench, but the blindness of the Achill Herald in accusing him of Popery made me say more than I intended. Circumstances had made her an adherent of the Evangelical school, and she was to a certain degree hampered by it ; the Oxford Movement filled her with dread and anxiety as to its possible effect on her son.

I should have plenty to tell you, if I knew where to begin, therefore I wish you would ask me some questions. Page 35 – DO you trust that you are inwardly moved by the Holy Ghost to take upon you this Office and Ministration, to serve God for the promoting of his glory, and the edifying of his people?

This would seem to point to the expediency of going in the summer with a party and tutor, unless there is some reason against it. Joscelyn is going to set up his electrotype. It takes place after a year and a half. Collett, and a short stay at Boulogne, where Fenton at the age of ten was sent to his first school.


The keeper also goes in among two lions, a black tiger or jaguar, and six or seven leopards, plays with them, kisses them, makes them all jump through a hoop, which he holds up in the air, puts his head into the Lion s AGE 13 RUGBY 27 mouth, and makes the leopards jump up on high shelves.

He began before long to speak at the debates of the Union, of which Mr.

He is said to have astonished his schoolfellows by the regularity with which he obtained four First Classes in different subjects. Professor Sedgwick was there, besides two or three old pupils of Romilly s who had come down for hotr day, and three or four undergraduates, chiefly, I think, of other colleges. My dearest Arthur As I have not written this week, I did not like to let Saturday night pass without writing you a few lines, though I am rather pressed for time, as I am more backward with my extras than I could wish to be: Charles Anstey s house, the house to which Arthur Stanley had belonged.

The story I am not sure whether it is in the Times or some other paper about the marching in procession and the banners, etc. He was one of the original members of the Union Debating Society, which was founded in lettres, and temporarily suppressed by authority inW. I fear I shall not be able to write you a long letter, for I shall have to be at the Union from after Chapel probably till ten, as the whole Sunday question is stirred de novo, and is become terribly complicated.

I should write uort, if I had time, but I shall soon write again. For instance, his devotional, no less than his artistic, feeling was outraged by the bare and ugly churches which were far commoner forty years ago than now. Arthur was also thought to be recovering, and the two boys had a few last happy days together, till Fenton s quarantine was over and he could go back to school.

Our first Debate for this term is to be on Tuesday. I wish you would buy about a quarter of a hundred ranunculuses. It was the concluding lecture of the series, and therefore scarcely a fair sample.


Life and Letters of Fenton John Anthony Hort

Methinks in those thy coward fears There might, perchance, a courage be, That fails in these the manlier years ; Courage to let the courage sink, Itself a coward base to think, Rather than not for heavenly light Wait on to show the truly right. Adams explained in some degree nohn difficulties and peculiarities of his calculations, but they were all but wholly unintelligible to me.

I have hitherto studiously confined myself to considerations and arguments. And yet it is evident that he was never carried off his feet. At first he was completely stunned, and it was long before his naturally sunny disposition recovered its brightness. What he said was Christian, sensible, and well suited to his audience, and no flummery. One of the boys told me the other day a riddle, the lettere of which I must leave to you. She had a fine ear for music, and it was a rare pleasure to hear her read aloud.

Life and Letters of Fenton John Anthony Hort

I saw there was plenty of work before us, so, while I had time I rushed upstairs and put on my old greatcoat ; by this time there was a good many men going about, and buckets carrying to and fro. Rugby has been honored to-day with the presence of three head-masters of great schools: I amuse myself a good deal with young Anstey s Electrical machine, and I hope with but very little trouble to make one or two, when I get home.

At this house on St.

Kershaw your Musae Musam eating Rasberry jam and he laughed heartily at it. How grand we are!

I will now give you some Riddles. The outside of the house at Haveningham is so completely altered, I should not have known it for my dear old home. He enjoyed some repute as a preacher, and a volume of his 1 See Milner s Life of Dr. My dear Ellerton This may appear very early for me to write after my departure from Cambridge.