History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 7

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Scribner, 1881 - Great Britain
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Page 82 - THE body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life ! Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee ; and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.
Page 17 - This judgment I have of you: that you will not be corrupted with any manner of gift, and that you will be faithful to the state, and that without respect of my private will, you will give me that counsel that you think best...
Page 8 - The French king bestriding the realm, having one foot in Calais and the other in Scotland. Steadfast enmity but no steadfast friendship abroad.
Page 197 - So shall the King have pleasure in thy beauty ; for he is thy Lord God, and worship thou him.
Page 17 - ... you think best, and if you shall know anything necessary to be declared to me of secrecy, you shall show it to myself only. And assure yourself I will not fail to keep taciturnity therein, and therefore herewith I charge you.
Page 461 - He is so full of mistrust in all her doings, words, and sayings, as though he were either of God's privy council that knew how He had determined of her from the beginning, or that he knew the secrets of her heart so well that neither she did or could have for ever one good thought of God or of his true religion ' (Foreign Calendar, Elizabeth, v.
Page 454 - Randolph, who accompanied the party, she said she wished she was a man, " to know what life it was to lie all night in the field or to walk on the cawsey with a Glasgow buckler and a broadsword...
Page 542 - Madam, in God's presence I speak: I never delighted in the weeping of any of God's creatures; yea, I can scarcely well abide the tears of my own boys whom my own hand corrects, much less can I rejoice in your Majesty's weeping.
Page 386 - Before his departure he soundeth for the space of six days every day certain unknown words in his ears, and never used other medicine after. It is said that at that time he did put a devil within him, for that since...
Page 512 - The greatness of the cause therefore and need of your returns doth make me say that which I think the wise may easily guess — that as a short time for so long a continuance ought not to pass by rote, as many telleth tales, even so as cause by conference with the learned shall show me matter worthy utterance for your behoof, so shall I more gladly pursue your good after my days, than with my prayers be a means to linger my living thread.

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