A Guide to the Collegiate Church of Stratford-on-Avon

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Page 15 - Witty above her sexe, but that's not all, Wise to Salvation was good Mistris Hall, Something of Shakespeare was in that, but this Wholy of him with whom she's now in blisse. Then, Passenger, ha'st ne're a teare, To weep with her that wept with all ? That wept yet set hersell to chere Them up with comforts cordiall.
Page 21 - There is a religion of week-days, as well as of Sundays, a religion of ' cakes and ale,' as well as of pews and altar cloths. This England lay before Shakespeare as it lies before us all, with its green fields, and its long hedge-rows, and its many trees, and its great towns and its endless hamlets, and its motley society and its long history, and its bold exploits, and its gathering power ; and...
Page 14 - It is a brass plate set in a stone, and inscribed as follows : " Here lieth interred the body of Anne, wife' of William Shakespeare, who departed this life the 6th day of August, 1623, being of the age of 67 years.
Page 16 - Olympus habet. Stay passenger, why goest thou by so fast ? Read, if thou canst, whom envious death hath plast Within this monument...
Page 9 - And centuries came and ran their course, And unspent all that time Still, still went forth that Child's dear force, And still was at its prime. 'Ay, ages long endured his span Of life — 'tis true received — That gracious Child, that thorn-crown'd Man ! — He lived while we believed.
Page 14 - Exeat ut Christi Corpus, imago tua. Sed nil vota valent; venias cito, Christe ; resurget, Clausa licet tumulo, mater, et astra petet.
Page 10 - They agree in declaring that the Episcopal Church in Connecticut is to be in full Communion with the Episcopal Church in Scotland, it being their sincere Resolution to put matters on such a footing as that the members of both Churches may with freedom and safety communicate with either, when their occasions call them from the one Country to the other: Only taking care when in Scotland not to hold Communion in sacred Offices with...
Page 16 - Mtatis 53, Die 23 Ap." To the East of the Poet is the memorial of Judith Combe, who was to have been married to her cousin, Richard Combe, "had not death prevented it by depriving her of life. She took her last leave of this life the 17th day of August, 1649, in ye arms of him who most intirely loved, and was beloved of her even to ye very death.
Page 10 - Hee woold not strive to get excessive gaine In ani cloath or other kinde of thinge : His servant, I, this trveth can testifie, A witness that beheld it with mi eie.
Page 10 - Heare borne, heare lived, heare died, and buried heare, Lieth Richarde Hil, thrise bailif of this borrow ; Too matrones of good fame he married in Godes feare, And now releast in joi, he reasts from worldlie sorrow.

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