Melincourt: Or, Sir Oran Haut-ton (Google eBook)

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Macmillan and Company, 1896 - 325 pages
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Page 93 - Two are better than one ; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.
Page 41 - ... factor, to whose care and credit he may commit the whole managing of his religious affairs ; some divine of note and estimation that must be. To him he adheres ; resigns the whole warehouse of his religion, with all the locks and keys into his custody; and indeed makes the very person of that man his religion ; esteems his associating with him a sufficient evidence and commendatory of his own piety.
Page 40 - There is not any burden that some would gladlier post off to another than the charge and care of their religion. There be, who knows not that there be ? of protestants and professors who live and die in as arrant an implicit faith as any lay papist of Loretto.
Page 291 - We shall exult, if they who rule the land Be men who hold its many blessings dear, Wise, upright, valiant ; not a servile band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear And honour which they do not understand.
Page 163 - CONDITIONS OF SALE. I. The highest bidder to be the buyer; and if any dispute arise between bidders, the lot so disputed shall be immediately put up again, provided the auctioneer cannot decide the said dispute.
Page 191 - But he that will mould a modern bishop into a primitive must yield him to be elected by the popular voice, undiocesed, unrevenued, unlorded ; and leave him nothing but brotherly equality, matchless temperance, frequent fasting, incessant prayer and preaching, continual watchings and labours in his ministry.
Page 85 - Statutes in that case made and provided, and against the peace of our Sovereign Lord the King, his crown, and dignity.
Page 93 - There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
Page 41 - ... and goes and comes near him, according as that good man frequents the house. He entertains him, gives him gifts, feasts him, lodges him ; his religion comes home at night, prays, is liberally supped, and sumptuously laid to sleep, rises, is saluted, and after the malmsey, or some well-spiced...
Page 325 - Like Apollo ; tell me, sweetest, What new service now is meetest For the Satyr ? Shall I stray In the middle air, and stay The sailing rack, or nimbly take Hold by the moon, and gently make Suit to the pale queen of night...

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