The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688, Volumen6

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J.J. Tourneisen, 1789 - 426 páginas
 

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Página 209 - Christ was the word that spake it; He took the bread and brake it; And what the word did make it, That I believe, and take it.
Página 413 - ... palaces, navigation, &c. but now sallow, &c. are rejected, and nothing but oak any where regarded ; and yet see the change ; for when our houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration.
Página 212 - ... which she seems to have maintained throughout her whole life ; except in the beginning of her reign, when the necessity of her affairs obliged her to make some promises to the Protestants which she certainly never intended to perform. But in these cases a weak bigoted woman, under the government of priests, easily finds casuistry sufficient to justify to herself the violation of a promise.
Página 193 - That he took this opportunity of atoning for his error, by a sincere and open recantation ; and was willing to seal, with his blood, that doctrine which he firmly believed to be communicated from Heaven : And that, as his hand had erred, by betraying his heart, it should first be punished, by a severe but just doom, and should first pay the forfeit of its offences.
Página 412 - Pillows (said they) were thought meet only for women in childbed. As for servants, if they had any sheet above them, it was well, for seldom had they any under their bodies to keep them from the pricking straws that ran oft through the canvas of the pallet and rased their hardened hides.
Página 191 - ... more fully to satiate her vengeance, she resolved to punish him for heresy, rather than for treason. He was cited by the pope to stand his trial at Rome; and though he was known to be kept in close custody at Oxford, he was, upon his not appearing, condemned as contumacious.
Página 411 - Neither do I speak this in reproach of any man, God is my judge, but to...
Página 412 - ... there are old men yet dwelling in the village where I remain, which have noted three things to be marvellously altered in England within their sound remembrance. One is, the multitude of chimneys lately erected ; whereas, in their young days, there were not above two or three, if so many, in most uplandish towns of the realm (the religious houses and...
Página 413 - ... and our heads did never ache. For as the smoke in those days was supposed to be a sufficient hardening for the timber of the house, so it was reputed a far better medicine to keep the good man and...
Página 2 - Brown, master of horse ; Sir William Paget, secretary of state ; Sir Edward North, chancellor of the court of augmentations; Sir Edward Montague, chief justice of the common pleas; Judge Bromley ; Sir Anthony Denny and Sir William Herbert, chief gentlemen of the privy chamber ; Sir Edward Wotton, treasurer of Calais ; Dr. Wotton, Dean of Canterbury. To these executors, with whom was intrusted the whole regal authority, were appointed...

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