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Page 302 - Whosoever hath anything fixed in his person that doth induce contempt hath also a perpetual spur in himself to rescue and deliver himself from scorn.
Page 307 - Majesty's lap and fell at his feet, though I rather think it was in his face. Much was the hurry and confusion; cloths and napkins were at hand to make all clean. His Majesty then got up and would dance with the Queen of Sheba, but he fell down and humbled himself before her and was carried to an inner chamber and laid on a bed of state, which was not a little defiled with the presents of the Queen which had been bestowed on his garments, such as wine, cream, jelly, beverage, cakes, spices, and other...
Page 306 - I have passed much time in seeing the royal sports of hunting and hawking, where the manners were such as made me devise the beasts were pursuing the sober creation, and not man in quest of exercise or food.
Page 74 - Gloucester : and two daughters, Blanche and Philippa ; the former married to the duke of Bavaria, the latter to the king of Denmark.
Page 261 - ... those were the four evangelists and the apostle St. Paul, who had been long shut up in an unknown tongue, as it were in prison ; so as they could not converse with the common people. The queen answered very gravely, that it was best first to inquire of them, whether they would be released or no.
Page 199 - ... flesh whatsoever: for which yet you have cast me into many calamities, and yourself into many troubles. But I forgive you all, and pray God to do so likewise.
Page 305 - I saw him in the next progress after his inauguration, which was as green as the grass he trod on, with a feather in his cap, and a horn, instead of a sword, by his side ; how suitable to his age, calling, or person, I leave others to judge from his pictures...
Page 260 - Christ was the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it, And what that word did make it, That I believe and take it.
Page 285 - His eyes large, ever rowling after any stranger came in his presence, insomuch, as many for shame have left the roome, as being out of countenance : His Beard was very thin: His Tongue too large for his mouth, which ever made him...