The Historie of Frier Rush: how he came to a house of religion to seeke service, and being entertained by the priour, was first made under cooke : being full of pleasant mirth and delight for young people

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Reprinted by Harding and Wright for Robert Triphook, 1620 - Religion - 37 pages
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Page 18 - Rush when all his businesse was done in the kitchin, he would goe forth into the countrey to sport him and to passe the time with good company .- as hee walked on his way, his chaunce was to come into a village, which was two or three mile from the place where hee did dwell, and when hee was entred into the village, hee looked round about him in every corner to finde out some company to make merrie withall : and at the last, espied an alehouse, and in he entred, and there hee found good fellowes...
Page 9 - WHEN Rush had on the habite of a Frier, and was a brother in the place, he had more vacation dayes then he had before.
Page 17 - ... lay still in the quier all night. On the morrow word was brought to the Prior of the great misfortune that was fallen among the...
Page 29 - Rush demanded of his master what he should doe the next day ? his master answered, thou must rise early and goe to the field, and make an end of that which I was about this day ; (which was a great dayes worke) so when they had supt they went to bed.
Page 19 - ... cheare: then Rush made obeysance to them, and sate downe among them, and dranke with the players, and afterward he fell to play, and was as merrie as any man in the company : and so long he played and passed the time, that cleane hee had forgotten what he had to doe at home, and the day went fast away, and the night approached.
Page 10 - Rush saw that they were fighting together, anon he blew out all the candles and lamps that were burning in the church, and left no manner of light therein whereby the one might see the other : and when he had so done, he...
Page 22 - God to be his guard, and save him from that foul and evil favoured company of devils, and to send him the light of the day that he were gone out of that place. For he...
Page 11 - I see well now you regard not your honour, nor the good name of your place. All the people shall say ye be not honest, nor good religious men, the which words I would be...
Page 15 - Rush sexton of the church, and his office was to ring the bell and to light the candles, and to...
Page 35 - ... daughter. And when he saw her he knew what she had within her body : Anon he said unto the Gentleman, " Sir, there is remedy enough for this.

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