Life and Writings of Blessed Thomas More, Lord Chancellor of England and Martyr Under Henry VIII.

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Burns & Oates, 1904 - 472 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 25 - I come hither without mine own desert, I trust that God of his goodness will discharge me of my care, and with his gracious help supply my want among you.
Страница 277 - that some of us, as high as we seem to sit upon the mountains treading heretics under our feet like ants, live not the day that we gladly would wish to be at league and composition with them, to let them have their churches quietly to themselves, so that they would be contented to let us have ours quietly to ourselves.
Страница 379 - Lord put them into your minds, as I trust He doth, and better too, by His holy spirit: Who bless you and preserve you all. Written with a coal, by your tender loving father, who in his poor prayers forgetteth none of you all, nor your babes, nor your nurses, nor your good husbands, nor your good husbands' shrewd wives, nor your father's -shrewd wife neither, nor our other friends.
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 197 - And other whiles, in the night, would he have him up into the leads, there to consider with him the diversities, courses, motions, and operations of the stars and planets. And because he was of a pleasant disposition, it pleased the king and queen, after the council had supped, at the time of their supper, for their pleasure commonly to call for him to be merry with them.
Страница 453 - I have beene ever kept awake in a meditation of Martyrdome, by being derived from such a stocke and race, as, I beleeve, no family, (which is not of farre larger extent, and greater branches,) hath endured and suffered more in their persons and fortunes, for obeying the Teachers of Romane Doctrine, than it hath done.
Страница 398 - And that our said sovereign lord, his heirs and successors, kings of this realm, shall have full power and authority from time to time to visit, repress, redress, reform, order, correct, restrain, and amend all such errors, heresies, abuses, contempts, and enormities, whatsoever they be, which by any manner of spiritual authority or jurisdiction ought or may lawfully be reformed...
Страница 192 - Would to God you had been at Rome, Mr More, when I made you Speaker.