The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Statesmen, Patriots, Divines, Warriors, Philosophers, Poets, and Artists, of Great Britain and Ireland, from the Accession of Henry VIII. to the Present Time. Including a Complete History of England from that Area, Volume 1

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C. Dilly, 1791 - Great Britain
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Page 207 - I could be content to bear their books after them. But if your grace allow me for a preacher, I would desire you to give me leave to discharge my conscience, and to frame my doctrine according to my audience.
Page 61 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the King, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 210 - Mr. Latimer told him, that he was as ready to attend him to London, thus called upon to answer for his faith, as he ever was to take any journey in his life; and that he doubted not but that God, who had enabled him to stand before two princes, would enable him to stand before a third.
Page 207 - I never thought myself worthy, nor did I ever " sue to be a preacher before your grace; but I was called " to it, and would be willing, if you mislike...
Page 202 - I stood between the table and the chimney's end. There was among these bishops that examined me one with whom I have been very familiar, and took him for my great friend, an aged man, and he sat next the table end.
Page 93 - Pluck up thy spirits, man, and be not afraid to do thine office. My neck is very short. Take heed therefore thou strike not awry, for saving of thine honesty.
Page 203 - ... hinder others ; that, as for their examination of him, he really could not imagine what they aimed at ; they pretended one thing in the beginning, and another in the progress ; that, if his sermons were what gave offence, which he persuaded himself were neither contrary to the truth, nor to...
Page 61 - I have often kneeled before him. sometimes three hours together, to persuade him from his will and appetite, but could not prevail. Had I but served...
Page 195 - Latimer, he boldly licenced him to preach there. Hither his party followed him ; and the late opposition having greatly excited the curiosity of the people, the friars...
Page 203 - ... that day ; that, in the mean time, he could not help taking this opportunity to expostulate with his grace for detaining him so long from the discharge of his duty ; that it seemed to him most unaccountable, that they, who never preached...

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