History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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C. Scribner and Company, 1875 - Great Britain
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Page 61 - Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves : be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. But beware of men : for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge : you in their synagogues ; and ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles.
Page 61 - And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child : and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
Page 465 - ... for whose sake I am now as I am, whose name I could some good while since have pointed unto, your grace being not ignorant of my suspicion therein.
Page 464 - Whereas you send unto me (willing me to confess a truth, and so obtain your favour) by such an one, whom you know to be mine ancient professed enemy. I no sooner received this message by him, than I rightly conceived your meaning ; and if, as you say, confessing a truth, indeed, may procure my safety, I shall with all willingness and duty perform your command.
Page 464 - But let not your grace ever imagine that your poor wife will ever be brought to acknowledge a fault, where not so much as a thought ever proceeded. And, to speak a truth, never prince had wife more loyal in all duty, and in all true affection, than you have ever found in Anne Boleyn...
Page 61 - Think not that I am come to send peace on earth : I came not to send peace, but a sword. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.
Page 466 - My last and only request shall be, that myself may only bear the burden of your grace's displeasure, and that it may not touch the innocent souls of those poor gentlemen who, as I understand, are likewise in strait imprisonment for my sake. If ever I have found favour in your sight, if ever the name of Anne Boleyn hath been pleasing in your ears, then let me obtain this request...
Page 464 - ... name and place I could willingly have contented myself, if God and your grace's pleasure had been so pleased. Neither did I at any time so...
Page 322 - ... the king our sovereign lord, his heirs and successors, kings of this realm, shall be taken, accepted, and reputed the only supreme head in earth of the church of England, called Anglicana Ecclesia...
Page 433 - ... divers and great solemn monasteries of this realm wherein, thanks be to God, religion is right well kept and observed...

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