Clement Marot: And Other Studies, Volume 1

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Chapman and Hall, 1871

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Page 304 - God with plenary, whole, and entire power, preeminence, authority, prerogative, and jurisdiction to render and yield justice and final determination to all manner of folk...
Page 269 - Muse, now cease thy sorrow's source; O joyful verse! Why wail we then? why weary we the gods with plaints, \ As if some evil were to her betight? She reigns a goddess now among the saints, That whilom was the saint of shepherds' light, And is installed now in heaven's height.
Page 268 - Whence is it, that the flow'ret of the field doth fade, And lieth buried long in winter's bale; Yet, soon as spring his mantle hath displayed, It flow'reth fresh, as it should never fail? But thing on earth that is of most avail, As virtue's branch and beauty's bud, Reliven not for any good.
Page 15 - Blessed are they that have been persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men shall reproach you, and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
Page 141 - AND HANOVER. I love with all my heart The Tory party here The Hanoverian part Most hateful do appear And for that settlement I ever have denied My conscience gives consent To be on James's side Most righteous is the cause To fight for such a king To fight for George's laws Will England's ruin bring It is my mind and heart In this opinion I Though none will take my part Resolve to live and die.
Page 269 - Unwise and wretched men to weet what 's good or ill, We deem of death as doom of ill desert ; But knew we, fools, what it us brings until, Die would we daily, once it to expert! * No danger there the shepherd can assert ; Fair fields and pleasant lays there been ; The fields aye fresh, the grass aye green.
Page 246 - Woe unto him that saith to the wood, "Awake!" to the dumb stone, "Arise, it shall teach!" Behold, it is laid over with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.
Page 258 - This ./Eglogue is made in imitation of Marot his song, which he made upon the death of Loys the Frenche Queene; but farre passing his reache, and in myne opinion all other the Eglogues of this bookc.
Page 123 - The King (Francis) is now departed towards his journey, and I doubt not by God's help but he shall have good speed, for he goeth upon a good quarrel, and dealeth justly with every prince, and yet all princes go about to deceive him.
Page 123 - Marguerite, not to be daunted by his brusquerie, answered abruptly, " See ye not how the Cardinal is ever treating of peace, almost to the day of battle ? Our enemies come still upon us ; and Arde, which the King forbore to fortify at your master's request, Englishmen now have been present at the winning thereof, and helped to raze it. What say ye to that ? And as for trust, that is past. The King will make himself strong, and trust in God.

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