Hole, Matthew, Dd
Hole, Matthew, D.D.
a learned English divine, was born about 1640. He entered the University of Oxford as servitor at Exeter College in 1657, was elected fellow in 1663, and became M.A. in 1664, prebendary of Wells in 1667, and rector of his college in 1715. He died in 1730. His sermons were of high repute-in their day. Among his writings are An Antidote against Infidelity (Lond. 1702, 8vo): — Practical Discourses on the Liturgy of the Church of England (new ed. by the Rev. J.A. Giles, Lond. 1837, 4 vols. 8vo): — A practical Exposition of the Church Catechism (3rd ed. Lond. 1732, 2 vols. 8vo): — Practical Discourses on the Nature, Properties, and Excellencies of Charity (Oxf. 1725, 8vo). — Darling, Cyclopaedia Bibliographica, 1, 1515.