Some west Surrey villages: by E. A. Judges (Google eBook)

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'Surrey times' printing and publishing co., ltd., 1901 - Surrey (England) - 142 pages
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Page 21 - ... concern Christendom. In answer to this honourable summons, there assembled about twenty men of every rank, and Church, and orthodox communion in these realms. And in honour of our meeting, God so ordered it, that Joseph Wolff, the Jewish missionary, a son of Abraham, and brother of our Lord, both according to the flesh and according to faith, should also be of the number. And here, for eight...
Page 67 - For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'd ; And the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill. And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still.
Page 76 - although there be for the prince provided many princely prerogatives and royalties, yet it is not such as the prince can take money or other things, or do as he will at his own pleasure, without order, but quietly to suffer his subjects to enjoy their own, without wrongful oppression ; wherein other princes, by their liberty, do take as pleaseth them."t The Commons gained ground as the Tudor dynasty proceeded.
Page 129 - ... that we your beadsmen may remain in the service of God with the meanest living that any poor men may live with in this world. So to continue in the service of Almighty Jesus, and to pray for the estate of our prince and your mastership. In no vain hope I .write this to your mastership, forasmuch you put me in such boldness full gently, when I was in suit to you last year at Winchester, saying, ' Repair to me for such business as ye shall have from time to time.
Page 42 - Here, in this tranquil spot, where the nightingales are to be heard earlier and later in the year than in any other part of England...
Page 76 - by our common law, although there be for the prince provided many princely prerogatives and royalties, yet it is not such as the prince can take money or other things, or do as he will at his own pleasure, without order ; but quietly to suffer his subjects to enjoy their own, without wrongful oppression, wherein other princes, by their liberty, do take as pleaseth them.
Page 137 - Washington is a great factor, for "the path of the just is as a shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Page 121 - But his extravagance and his attempts to realise wild and ruinous projects, propensities somewhat kept in check while he was living in his father's house, began to cause his wife uneasiness. She once expressed to a friend a desire that her husband should find rational employment. The friend suggested that his enthusiasm might be directed towards reli•gion. ' Oh ! ' replied Charlotte, ' for heaven's sake do not put it into his head to take to religion, for if he does he will instantly begin by building...
Page 128 - Treasurer and other more gentleman hath put servants unto him, whom the poor man dare neither command nor displease. Yesterday, early in the morning, sitting in my chamber in examination, I could neither get bread, drink, nor fire of these knaves, till I was fretished, * and the abbot durst not speak to them.
Page xvi - ... more fitted to rejoice inside. And if I were to fail in depicting a landscape, such as any Surrey man may see by walking a few miles, how would you care to follow me into the grandest scenery the Maker of the earth has made anywhere, unless it be in His own temple of the heavens? Enough that it was a very lovely valley, winding wherever it ought to wind, and timbered just where it should be, with the music of a bright brook to make it lively, and the distance of the hills to keep it sheltered...

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