What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
abbot Alcuin Alfred Anglia Anglo-Saxon Archbishop of Canterbury Athelm Athelstan Augustine Augustine's authority became Bede Benedictine Bishop of Eome Boniface Bregwin buried called canons Canute cathedral Celtic Church Ceolnoth chap character Christ Christian Chron Church of England clergy consecrated council court crown Danes death diocese divine Dunstan Easter ecclesiastical Eddius Edward Edwy Egbert Elfric emperor English Eoman episcopal established Ethelbert Ethelhard Ethelnoth Ethelred father favour Florence of Worcester Glastonbury Godwin Gospel Gregory Hadrian holy Honorius honour Italian Jaenbert Kent king king's kingdom labours land Laurentius learned London Lord married Mellitus Mercia metropolitan mind miracle mission missionaries monastery monks noble Northumbria Nothelm Offa pallium papal party Paulinus persons piety Plegmund Pope preaching prelate priest received regarded royal saint Saxon Chronicle secular Stigand successor synod Tatwine Theodoras things tion Wessex Wilfrid William of Malmesbury Winchester Witenagemot Wulfhelm
Page 137 - Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it, and to thee I will give the keys of the kingdom of heaven'?
Page 108 - I say, flying in at one door, and immediately out at another, whilst he is within, is safe from the wintry storm ; but after a short space of fair weather, he immediately vanishes out of your sight, into the dark winter from which he had emerged. So this life of man appears for a short space, but of what went before, or what is to follow, we are utterly ignorant. If, therefore, this new doctrine contains something more certain, it seems justly to deserve to be followed.
Page 477 - Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift : for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
Page 108 - I have long since been sensible that there was nothing in that which we worshipped; because the more diligently I sought after truth in that worship, the less I found it. But now I freely confess, that such truth evidently appears in this preaching as can confer on us the gifts of life, of salvation, and of eternal happiness. For which reason I advise, O king, that we instantly abjure and set fire to those temples and altars which we have consecrated without reaping any benefit from them.
Page 172 - Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness and thine iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.
Page 222 - God, from Whom all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just works do proceed ; Give unto Thy servants that peace which the world cannot give ; that both our hearts may be set to obey Thy commandments, and also that by Thee we being defended from the fear of our enemies may pass our time in rest and quietness ; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Page 382 - N., to my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy ordinance; and thereto I plight thee my troth.
Page 383 - Where falls not hail, or rain, or any snow, Nor ever wind blows loudly ; but it lies Deep-meadowed, happy, fair with orchard lawns, And bowery hollows crowned with summer sea, Where I will heal me of my grievous wound.
Page 107 - ... the sparrow, I say, flying in at one door, and immediately out at another, whilst he is within is safe from the wintry storm; but after a short space of fair weather, he immediately vanishes out of your sight, into the dark winter from which he had emerged.