Essays on Subjects Connected with the Reformation in England

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F. & J. Rivington, 1849 - England - 590 pages

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Page 130 - For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God : but the woman is the glory of the man. For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man. Neither was the man created for the woman ; but the woman for the man.
Page 233 - O my lord, Must I then leave you? Must I needs forego So good, so noble, and so true a master? Bear witness, all that have not hearts of iron, With what a sorrow Cromwell leaves his lord. The king shall have my service; but my prayers Forever, and forever, shall be yours.
Page 18 - qu'on n'a pas fait une chose, quoiqu'on l'ait faite « effectivement, en entendant en soi-même qu'on ne « l'a pas faite un certain jour, ou avant qu'on fût « né, ou en sous-entendant quelque autre circonstance « pareille, sans que les paroles dont on se sert aient (1) Extrait de l'Esprit géométrique.
Page 451 - How say you, my lord, am I not a goodly fool? How say you, my masters; If I were in Cheap,* should I not have boys enough to laugh at these apish toys, and toying trumpery?
Page 28 - Jesus, they departed from the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer rebuke for his name, Acts v.
Page 266 - Our king has destroyed the pope, but not popery ; he has expelled all the monks and nuns, and pulled down their monasteries; he has caused all their possessions to be transferred into his exchequer, and yet they are bound, even the frail female sex, by the king's command, to perpetual chastity. England has at this time at least ten thousand nuns, not one of whom is allowed to marry. The impious mass, the most shameful celibacy of the clergy, the invocation of saints, auricular confession, superstitious...
Page 16 - Commissary and Dean came out of the choir, wonderfully troubled as it seemed. About the middle of the church met them Dr. London, puffing, blustering, and blowing like a hungry and greedy lion seeking his prey.
Page 313 - ... to touch her, either in her presence, or behind her back : and so long she continued this her accustomed usage, not only of hearing private sermons, as is said, but also of her free conference with the king in matters of religion, without all...
Page 251 - DoverCourt : which three persons, through the Spirit of God at their death, did more edify the people in godly learning, than all the sermons that had been preached there a long time before. The fourth man of this company, named Robert Gardner, escaped their hands and fled ; albeit he was cruelly sought for to have had the like death. But the living Lord preserved him ; to whom be all honour and glory, world without end...
Page 228 - And with that I perceived his moist chekes, the which he wiped with his napkine. To whom I saide, ' Why, Mr. Cromwell, what meaneth this dole ? Is my Lord in any danger, that ye doe lament for him ? or is it for any other losse, that ye have sustained by misfortune ?' " 'Nay,' quoth he, ' it is for my unhappy adventure.

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