The Church Historians of England: pt. 1. The chronicles of John and Richard of Hexham. The chronicle of Holyrood. The chronicle of Melrose. Jordan Fantosme's chronicle. Documents respecting Canterbury and Winchester

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Page 164 - And there shall be signs in the sun and in the moon and in the stars, and upon the earth distress of nations with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring, men's hearts failing them for fear and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth ; for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
Page 151 - Thou therefore to help me, and behold. 5 Stand up, O Lord God of Hosts, Thou God of Israel, to visit all the heathen : and be not merciful unto them, that offend of malicious wickedness. 6 They go to and fro in the evening : they grin like a dog, and run about through the city.
Page 43 - O GOD, the heathen are come into thine inheritance ; thy holy temple have they defiled, and made Jerusalem an heap of stones.
Page 231 - And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares ; for as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.
Page 117 - But even now there was none to do it honour : his sons, his brothers, his relations, were all absent, and of all the Conqueror's officers and rich vassals not one was found to take charge of the obsequies. At length a poor knight named Herluin, who lived in the neighbourhood, charged...
Page 79 - Alwid,3 bishop of Lichfield, and Aldulf, bishop of Rochester, on the tenth day of the month of June, being Sunday ; he was a man remarkable for his religion and wisdom, and notably learned in the sacred writings.
Page 50 - ... interspersed with archers, were arranged in the front rank. The others, with the exception of those who were to dispose and rally the forces, mustered with the barons in the centre, near and around the Standard, and they were guarded by the rest of the host, who closed in on all sides. The troop of cavalry and the horses of the knights were stationed at a little distance, lest they should take fright at the shouting and uproar of the Scots. In like manner, on the enemy's side, the king and almost...
Page 222 - There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler : 6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.
Page 102 - Because thou hast aspired to the kingdom by the death of thy brother, whom thy mother • slew, hear therefore the word of the Lord : thus saith the Lord, ' The sword shall not depart from thy house, but shall rage against thee all the days of thy life...

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