Les simulachres & historiees faces de la mort: commonly called "The dance of death."

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Henry Green
Holbein Society, 1869 - Dance of Death - 292 pages
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Page 286 - Reason thus with life : If I do lose thee, I do lose a thing That none but fools would keep. A breath thou art (Servile to all the skyey influences) That dost this habitation, where thou keep'st, Hourly afflict.
Page 139 - Man that is born of a woman Is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down : He fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Page 199 - The King's daughter is all glorious within ; her clothing is of wrought gold. She shall be brought unto the King in raiment of needlework : the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee.
Page 259 - When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace ; but when a stronger than he shall come upon him and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils.
Page 199 - Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering; Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
Page 130 - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil ; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness ; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter...
Page 127 - So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive.
Page 211 - tis a confummation Devoutly to be wifh'd. To die to fleep To fleep perchance to dream ; ay, there's the rub—- For in that fleep of death what dreams may come, When we have Ihuffled off this mortal coil, Muft give us paufe. There's the refpect That makes calamity of fo long life. For who would bear the whips and fcorns of time, Th...
Page 207 - Sabbath day to do no work therein, then shall there enter into the gates of this city kings and princes sitting upon the throne of David, riding in chariots...
Page 137 - Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us ; For we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. What is the Almighty, that we should serve him ? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?

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