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CONSIDERED IN EIGHT LECTURES
DELIVERED before THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
ROBERT LAWRENCE OTTLEY, D.D.
CANON OF CHRIST CHURCH, OXFORD
'Caritas congaudet veritati.'-1 Cor. xiii. 6.
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135678 NOV 26 1909 CLH •OTO
FROM THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
OF THE LATE
REV. JOHN BAMPTON,
CANON OF SALISBURY.
"I give and bequeath my Lands and Estates to the "Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of "Oxford for ever, to have and to hold all and singular the "said Lands or Estates upon trust, and to the intents and purposes hereinafter mentioned; that is to say, I will and "appoint that the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ox"ford for the time being shall take and receive all the rents, issues, and profits thereof, and (after all taxes, reparations, "and necessary deductions made) that he pay all the re"mainder to the endowment of eight Divinity Lecture Ser"mons, to be established for ever in the said University, and "to be performed in the manner following:
"I direct and appoint, that, upon the first Tuesday in "Easter Term, a Lecturer be yearly chosen by the Heads "of Colleges only, and by no others, in the room adjoining "to the Printing-House, between the hours of ten in the
morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St. Mary's in