The Life of Sir Thomas More

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W. Pickering, 1828 - 376 страници

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Страница 278 - I pray you Master Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself.
Страница 238 - Wherefore thereby mayest thou see, mine own good daughter, what a great difference there is between such as have in effect spent all their days in a straight, hard, penitential and painful life, religiously, and such as have in the world, like worldly wretches, as thy poor father hath done, consumed all their time in pleasure and ease licentiously.
Страница 193 - Tilli vally; what will you do Mr. More: will you sit and make goslings in the ashes : it is better to rule than to be ruled.
Страница 255 - King, or any of his noble councillors, that I would unto him utter the secrets of my conscience touching the King's Supremacy — the special point and only mark at my hands so long sought for — a thing which I never did, nor never would, after the statute thereof made, reveal either to the King's Highness himself, or to any of his honourable councillors...
Страница 242 - Alice, if it be so," quoth he, "it is very well. For I see no great cause why I should much joy either of my gay house or of anything belonging thereunto, when, if I should but seven years lie buried under the ground, and then arise and come thither again, I should not fail to find some therein that would bid me get out of doors, and tell me it were none of mine. What cause have I then to like such an house as would so soon forget his master?
Страница 12 - Smithfield, where upon a bank boarded about, under a tree, some one scholar hath stepped up, and there hath opposed and answered, till he were by some better scholar overcome and put down; and then the overcomer taking the place, did like as the first...
Страница 344 - Be it enacted by the authority of this present parliament, that the king our sovereign lord, his heirs and successors, kings of this realm, shall be taken, accepted, and reputed, the only supreme head in earth of the church of England, called Anglicana Ecclesia...
Страница 195 - I have been brought up," quoth he, "at Oxford, at an Inn of Chancery, at Lincoln's Inn, and also in the King's Court, — and so forth from the lowest degree to the highest; and yet have I in yearly revenues at this present left me little above an hundred pounds by the year.
Страница 274 - ... somewhat to have spoken, but of no matter wherewith his grace, or any other, should have had cause to be offended. Nevertheless, whatsoever I intended, I am ready obediently to conform myself to his grace's commandments. And I beseech you, good Master Pope, to be a mean unto his highness that my daughter Margaret may be at my burial.
Страница 254 - Rich, be true, then pray I that I never see God in the face, which I would not say, were it otherwise, to win the whole world.