Lord Capell (cont'd). William Seymour, marquis of Hertford, afterwards duke of Somerset

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Page 156 - When all our fathers worshipped stocks and stones, Forget not : in thy book record their groans Who were thy sheep, and in their ancient fold Slain by the bloody Piedmontese, that rolled Mother with infant down the rocks. Their moans The vales redoubled to the hills and they To heaven.
Page 156 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold ; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipped stocks and stones...
Page 403 - It was true, we give law to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; but it was never accounted either cruelty, or foul play, to knock foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey.
Page 122 - He would confirm his spirit in the truth, and lead him by a right-enlightened conscience; and finding no check but a confirmation in his conscience that it was his duty to act as he did, he, upon serious debate, both privately and in his addresses to God, and in conferences with conscientious, upright, unbiassed persons, proceeded to sign the sentence against the king.
Page 452 - Commons, which we have just cause to believe to be an effect of the bloody counsels of Papists and other ill-affected persons, who have already raised a rebellion in the kingdom of Ireland; and...
Page 178 - I, as my mistress' favours, wear ; And for to keep my ankles warm, I have some iron shackles there. These walls are but my garrison ; this cell, Which men call jail, doth prove my citadel.
Page 122 - ... without giving up the people of God, whom they had led forth and engaged themselves unto by the oath of God, into the hands of God's and their enemies, and therefore he cast himself upon God's protection, acting according to the dictates of a conscience which he had sought the Lord to guide, and accordingly the Lord did signalize his favour afterwards to him.
Page 28 - With this, we were destitute of clothes, — and meat, and fuel, for half the Court to serve them a month was not to be had in the whole island ; and truly we begged our daily bread of God, for we thought every meal our last. The Council sent for provisions to France, which served us, but they were bad, and a little of them.
Page 311 - Durham, which the next day she must have done, and in the meantime disguising herself, by drawing a pair of great Frenchfashioned hose over her petticoats, putting on a man's doublet, a man-like peruke with long locks over her hair, a black hat, black cloak, russet boots with red tops, and a rapier by her side, walked forth between three and four of the clock with Markham.
Page 409 - ... offended him ; and they endeavoured, by doing all the hurt they could, to make evident the power they had to do him good...

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