The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Csar to the Revolution in 1688, Volume 3

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Little, Brown and Company, 1854 - Great Britain

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Page 363 - Christ was the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it, And what that word did make it, That I believe and take it.
Page 224 - Meutas, a Frenchman, much hated by them; where they committed great disorders; killed some of his servants; and plundered his goods. The mayor could not appease them; nor Sir Thomas More, late under sheriff, though much respected in the city.
Page 84 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 150 - While such topics were employed to appease the populace, Henry took an effectual method of interesting the nobility and gentry in the success of his measuresp: he either made a gift of the revenues of convents to his favourites and courtiers, or sold them at low" prices, or exchanged them for other lands on very disadvantageous terms. He was so profuse in these liberalities, that he is said to have given a woman the whole revenue of a convent, as a reward for making a pudding which happened to gratify...
Page 159 - In this law, the doctrine of the real presence was established, the communion in one kind, the perpetual obligation of vows of chastity, the utility of private masses, the celibacy of the clergy, and the necessity of auricular confession. The denial of the first article...
Page 449 - She sunk into melancholy • she reclined her head upon her arm; and complained to some of her attendants, that the queen of Scots was mother of a fair son, while she herself was but a barren stock.
Page 219 - ... vulgar eyes: and it may be said, with truth, that the English in that age, were so thoroughly subdued, that, like eastern slaves, they were inclined to admire even those acts of violence and tyranny, which were exercised over themselves, and at their own expence.
Page 380 - Landaff, having refused compliance, were degraded from their sees : but of the inferior clergy throughout all England, where there are near ten thousand parishes, only eighty rectors and vicars, fifty prebendaries, fifteen heads of colleges, twelve archdeacons, and as many deans, sacrificed their livings to their religious principles...
Page 23 - ... to the liberality of individuals, who are attached to their doctrines, and who find benefit or consolation from their spiritual ministry and assistance. Their industry and vigilance will, no doubt, be whetted by such an additional motive; and their skill in the profession, as well as their address in governing the minds of the people, must receive daily increase, from their increasing practice, study, and attention.
Page 97 - In this memorable act the Parliament granted him power, or rather acknowledged his inherent power, "to visit, and repress, redress, reform, order, correct, restrain, or amend all errors, heresies, abuses, offences...

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