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Page 100 - Prouerbe (He had need of a long spoone that eates with the deuill), I soberly gaue my boone Companyons the slip. From Ilford, by Moone-shine, I set forward, dauncing within a quarter of a myle of Romford; where, in the...
Page 76 - Hasten, and he was at that time gone out to plunder; and the great army was therein. Then came they thereto, and put the army to flight, and stormed the fortress, and took all that was within it, as well the property, as the women, and the children also, and brought the whole to London ; and all the ships they either broke in pieces or burned, or brought to London or to...
Page 182 - COME unto these yellow sands, And then take hands : Curtsied when you have, and kissed The wild waves whist, Foot it featly here and there; And, sweet sprites, the burden bear.
Page 178 - Eneas' narration of the destruction of Troie) was livelie described in a marchpaine patterne ; there was also a goodlie sight of hunters with full crie of a kennel of hounds...
Page 35 - In that Twilight of the Gods, when right and wrong went forth to battle, and when wrong for a moment had the victory, the brightest light of Teutonic England sank, and sank for ever. The son of Godwine died, as such King and hero should die, helm on head and battle-axe in hand, striking the last blow for his Crown and people, with the Holy Rood of Waltham the last cry rising from his lips and ringing in his ears. Disabled by the Norman arrow, cut down by the Norman sword, he died beneath the Standard...
Page 35 - Propius regem fratres ejus duo reperti sunt. Ipse carens omni decore, quibusdam signis, nequaquam facie, recognitus est, et in castra ducis delatus qui tumulandum eum Guillelmo agnomine Maletto concessit, non matri pro corpore dilectae prolis auri par pondus offerenti. Scivit enim non decere tali commercio aurum accipi. Aestimavit indignum fore ad matris libitum sepeliri, cujus ob nimiam cupiditatem insepulti remanerent innumerabiles.
Page 76 - I said before, and the army had beset the city ; but when he arrived there, then went they to their ships. While the king was thus busied with the army there, in the west, and both the other armies had drawn together at Shoebury in Essex, and there had constructed a fortress, then both together went up along the Thames, and a great addition came to them, as well from the East-Anglians as from the North-humbrians. They then went up along the Thames till they reached the Severn ; then up along the...
Page 203 - In wedlock bands all ye who join ; with hands your hearts unite ; So shall our tuneful tongues combine to laud the nuptial rite.
Page 100 - Londoners left not me : but eyther to keepe a custome which many holde, that Mile-end is no walke without a recreation at Stratford Bow with Creame and Cakes, or else for loue they beare toward me, or perhappes to make themselues merry if I should chance (as many thought) to giue over my Morrice within a Mile of Mile-end ; how...
Page 176 - ... particular congregation professing the name of Christ was from the beginning called a Church — being likewise all such congregations, considered together, were originally comprehended under the name of the Church — being these two notions of the word were different, it came to pass that, for distinction sake, at first they called the Church, taken in the large and comprehensive sense, by as large and comprehensive a name — the Catholic Church.