The History of the Reigns of Edward the Sixth, Mary, and Elizabeth, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1835 - Great Britain
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Page 346 - I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea, presently, sometimes with pinches, nips, and bobs, and other ways, which I will not name for the honour I bear them, so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Page 275 - Sir, this is a busy day with us. We cannot hear you; it is Robin Hood's Day."' The parish are gone abroad to gather for Robin Hood. I pray you let them not.
Page 346 - I will tell you, quoth she, and tell you a Truth which perchance ye will marvel at. One of the greatest Benefits that ever God gave me, is, that he sent me so sharp and severe Parents, and so gentle a Schoolmaster. For when I am in Presence...
Page 436 - And as for the traitor Wyatt, he might, peradventure, write me a letter, but on my faith I never received any from him ; and as for the copy of my letter sent to the French King, I pray God confound me eternally if ever I sent him word, message, token, or letter by any means...
Page 453 - ... to do justice to such as, by learning, would seem to deceive the simple; and the rest so to be used, that the people might well perceive them not to be condemned without just occasion ; by which they shall both understand the truth, and beware not to do the like.
Page 266 - He married my sisters with five pound, or twenty nobles apiece, so that he brought them up in godliness and fear of God. He kept hospitality for his poor neighbours, and some alms he gave to the poor. And all this he did...
Page 452 - In the Netherlands alone more than one hundred thousand of the subjects of Charles V are said to have suffered by the hand of the executioner; and this extraordinary number is attested by Grotius.
Page 235 - Papistical superstitions and abuses, as of beads, of lady psalters, and rosaries, of fifteen oes, of St. Bernard's verses, of St. Agathe's letters ; of purgatory, of masses satisfactory, of stations and jubilees, of feigned relics, of hallowed beads, bells, bread, water, palms, candles, fire, and such other...
Page 509 - I thank my Lord Mayor, his Brethren, and you all. And whereas your request is that I should continue your good Lady and Queen, be ye ensured, that I will be as good unto you as ever Queen was to her people. No will in me can lack, neither do I trust shall there lack any power. And persuade yourselves, that for the safety and quietness of you all, I will not spare, if need be, to spend my blood. God thank you all.
Page 263 - ... but strike at the root, and fear not these giants of England, these great men and men of power, these men that are oppressors of the poor; fear them not, but strike at the root of all evil, which is mischievous covetousness. For covetousness is the cause of rebellion.

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