History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 4

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C. Scribner's sons, 1881 - Great Britain


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Page 347 - And when they came to Nachon's threshing floor, Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen shook it. And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah, and God smote him there for his error; and there he died by the ark of God.
Page 271 - Papacy. The Lutherans, in attaching themselves to France, were supporting Paul against England; although, at the moment, the Lanzknechts of Cleves, under Martin von Rosheim, were campaigning, like the Covenanters of the following century, with the sword in one hand and the Bible in the other.
Page 478 - I understand," she wrote subsequently, " the council is not a little displeased that it should be reported abroad that I was racked in the Tower. They say now that what they did then was but to fear me, whereby I perceive they are ashamed of their uncomely doings, and fear much lest
Page 113 - by God's body sacred it will never out of my heart as long as I live." The servant quoted Scripture. " I never read the Scripture," the duke answered, " nor never will read it : it was merry in England afore the new learning came up ; yea, I would all things were as hath been in times past.
Page 461 - forth certain godly prayers and suffrages in our native English tongue, which we send you herewith ; signifying unto you that, for the especial trust and confidence we have of your godly mind and earnest desire to the setting forward of the glory of God and the true worshipping of his most holy name, within that province committed by
Page 147 - sorceries, to the intent to get or find money or treasure, or to waste, consume, or destroy any person in his body, members, or goods, or to provoke any person to unlawful love; or by occasion or colour of
Page 461 - Him who only is able to grant our petitions, and never forsaketh or repelleth any that firmly believe and faithfully call upon Him; unto whom also the examples of Scripture encourage us in all these and others our troubles and necessities to flee. Being therefore resolved to have continually, from henceforth, general processions in all cities, towns, churches,
Page 468 - occasions whereof are opinions only and names devised for the continuance of the same. Some are called Papists, some Lutherans, and some Anabaptists; names devised of the devil, and yet not fully without ground, for the severing of one man's heart by conceit of opinion from the
Page 72 - and because,' he said, ' I complain of such injuries, I am here summoned and accused as one that is worthy to be burnt. For God's cause,' said he, ' will ye take wives of your own, that I and others, whose wives ye have abused,

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