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It would be a misfortune if the impression were created that preferment to the episcopal bench was confined to High Churchmen.
You won't keep him long, you know, for Puffin's a man certain of good preferment.
Under the latter he was deprived of his preferment in Oxford, and under a harsher rule might have incurred yet graver penalties.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
In November, 1561, his preferment was announced, and almost immediately afterwards the news was contradicted on authority.
"And my partial little daughter had the bestowal of such preferment and titles," he added laughingly.
Mr. Watson afterwards found higher preferment, and went to the South of England.
Private patrons are worse beset, when a piece of preferment falls in, than even public ones.
He was at first but a common Soldier, and has gone thro all the Degrees of Preferment.
He also remarks that there was similar exclusiveness in the distribution of ecclesiastical preferment.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
The current belief was that his preferment was disgrace for connivance at communications between him and Cobham.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING

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