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Page xl - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Page 275 - Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother ; and she was a widow : and much people of the city was with her.
Page 23 - There is one that passeth all the other, and is the most diligent prelate and preacher in all England. And will ye know who it is ? I will tell you. It is the Devil. He is the most diligent preacher of all...
Page 277 - And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse...
Page 24 - God with, than God himself hath appointed. Down with Christ's cross, up with purgatory pickpurse, up with him, the popish purgatory, I mean. Away with clothing the naked, the poor, and impotent, up with decking of images, and gay garnishing of stocks and stones: up with man's traditions and his laws, down with God's traditions and his most holy word. Down with the old honor due to God', and up with the new god's honor.
Page 192 - ... mother, and the daughter, and the daughter's daughter. Avarice is the mother: she brings forth bribe-taking, and bribe-taking perverting of judgment. There lacks a fourth thing to make up the mess, which, so help me God, if I were judge, should be hangum...
Page xxvi - I had been a very dolt indeed, to have preached so at the borders of your realm as I preach before your grace.
Page 18 - Well, well, is this their duty? Is this their office? Is this their calling? Should we have ministers of the church to be comptrollers of the mints? Is this a meet office for a priest that hath cure of souls? Is this his charge? I would here ask one question; I would fain know who controlleth the devil at home in his parish, while he controlleth the mint?