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Page 3 - Wisdom is glorious, and never fadeth away, yet she is easily seen of them that love her, and found of such as seek her.
Page 92 - I do not know due to him whom you name to be pope, nor to be the father of fathers, to be claimed and to be demanded. And this obedience we are ready to give, and to pay to him, and to every Christian continually. Besides, we are under the government of the bishop of Kaerleon upon Uske, who is to oversee under God over us, to cause us to keep the wa.y spiritual.
Page 495 - Minister. O Lord, hear our prayer. Answer. And let our cry come unto thee.
Page 3 - She preventeth them that desire her, in making herself first known unto them. Whoso seeketh her early shall have no great travail: for he shall find her sitting at his doors. To think therefore upon her is perfection of wisdom: and whoso watcheth for her shall quickly be without care. For she goeth about seeking such as are worthy of her, sheweth herself favourably unto them in the ways, and meeteth them in every thought.
Page 92 - Be it known and without doubt unto you, that we all are, and every one of us, obedient and subject to the Church of God, and to the Pope of Rome, and to every godly Christian...
Page 38 - ... beyond the seas might have the convenience of sailing up to it. On the other side, the beauty of the meadows and groves, and magnificence of the royal palaces with lofty gilded roofs that adorned it, made it even rival the grandeur of Rome. It was also famous for two churches ; whereof one was built in...
Page 3 - And love is the keeping of her laws; and the giving heed unto her laws is the assurance of incorruption; 19 And incorruption maketh us near unto God: 20 Therefore the desire of wisdom bringeth to a kingdom.
Page 495 - And graciously hear us, that those evils, which the craft and subtilty of the devil or man worketh against us, be brought to nought; and by the providence of thy goodness they may be dispersed ; that we thy servants, being hurt by no persecutions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church ; through Jesus Christ, our Lord.
Page 398 - He is called bread symbolically, and a lamb, and a lion, and how else. He is called bread, because he is the life of us and of angels. He is said to be a lamb for his innocence ; a lion, for the strength with which he overcame the strong devil. But nevertheless after true nature Christ is neither bread, nor lamb, nor lion. Why then is that holy housel called Christ's body, or his blood, if it be not truly what it is called ? Truly the bread and the wine which by the mass of the priest is hallowed,...