Life and Writings of Sir Thomas More: Lord Chancellor of England and Martyr Under Henry VIII

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Burns & Oates, 1891 - 458 страници
 

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Страница 431 - As the hart panteth after the fountains of water, so my soul panteth after thee, O God. My soul hath thirsted after the strong living God; when shall I come and appear before the face of God...
Страница 315 - ... into the service of a most noble, wise, and liberal prince. If you will follow my poor advice, you shall, in your...
Страница 398 - ... to visit, repress, redress, reform, order, correct, restrain, and amend all such errors, heresies, abuses, offences, contempts, and enormities, whatsoever they be, which by any manner spiritual authority or jurisdiction ought or may lawfully be reformed...
Страница 7 - He spoke both gracefully and weightily; he was eminently skilled in the law, had a vast understanding, and a prodigious memory; and those excellent talents with which Nature had furnished him, were improved by study and experience. When I was in England the king depended much on his counsels, and the government seemed to be chiefly supported by him; for from his youth he had been all along practised in affairs; and having passed through many traverses of fortune, he had with great cost acquired a...
Страница 192 - Would to God you had been at Rome, Mr More, when I made you Speaker.
Страница 197 - Whom when he perceived so much in his talk to delight that he could not once in a month get leave to go home to his wife and children, whose company he most desired...
Страница 198 - Whither on a time, unlocked for, he came to dinner to him; and after dinner, in a fair garden of his, walked with him by the space of an hour, holding his arm about his neck. As soon as his grace was gone, I, rejoicing...
Страница 212 - This people honoureth me with their lips: but their heart is far from me. — 9. And in vain do they worship me, teaching doctrines and commandments of men.
Страница 54 - And albeit his mind most served him to the second daughter, for that he thought her the fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister preferred before her in marriage, he then, of a certain pity, framed his fancy toward her, and soon after married her...
Страница 118 - Heron of the loss of our barns and our neighbours' also, with all the corn that was therein ; albeit (saving God's pleasure) it is great pity of so much good corn lost, yet sith it hath liked him to send us such a chance, we must and are bounden, not only to be content, but also to be glad of his visitation. He sent us all that we have lost; and sith he hath by such a chance taken it away again, his pleasure be fulfilled!

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