Literary Remains of King Edward the Sixth: Preface, containing an account of the sources of the work. Biographical memoir. Appendix. Letters. Orationes. Exercises in the French language. Poetry

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Burt Franklin, 1857 - Great Britain - 634 pages
 

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Page 165 - And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them and asking them questions. And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.
Page 170 - Lord God, deliver me out of this miserable and wretched life, and take me among thy chosen. Howbeit not my will, but thy will be done. Lord, I commit my spirit to thee. O Lord, thou knowest how happy it were for me to be with thee; yet for thy chosen's sake send me life and health, that I may truly serve thee. O my Lord God, bless thy people, and save thine inheritance...
Page lxxvi - Call you that desperate, which, by a line Of institution, from our ancestors Hath been derived down to us, and received In a succession for the noblest way Of breeding up our youth, in letters, arms, Fair mien, discourses, civil exercise, And all the blazon of a gentleman ? Where can he learn to vault, to ride, to fence, To move his body gracefuller, to speak His language purer, or to tune his mind Or manners more to the harmony of nature, Than in these nurseries of nobility?
Page 7 - Poems, written in English, by CHARLES DUKE OF ORLEANS, during his Captivity in England after the Battle of Azincourt. GEORGE WATSON TAYLOR, ESQ. 1827. Proceedings in the Court Martial, held upon John, Master of Sinclair...
Page clxxx - Court then lay) presently upon the newes thereof, the Courtiers came running out, and the common people flockt together, standing very thicke upon the shoare : the privie Counsel, they lookt out at the windowes of the Court, and the rest ranne up to the toppes of the towers...
Page xcvi - Josiah, who reformed the Church of God in his days. You are to reward virtue, to revenge sin, to justify the innocent, to relieve the poor, to procure peace, to repress violence, and to execute justice throughout your realms.
Page cxci - The last words of his pangs were these : ' I am faint, Lord, have mercy upon me, and take my spirit.
Page ccclix - Preserve, therefore, I pray you, my dear sister Mary from all the wiles and enchantments of the Evil one, and beseech her to attend no longer to foreign dances and merriments which do not become a most Christian Princess.
Page ccviii - Therefore to ride comely, to run fair at the tilt or ring ; to play at all weapons, to shoot fair in bow, or surely in gun ; to vault lustily, to run, to leap, to wrestle, to swim; to dance comely, to sing, and play on instruments cunningly ; to hawk, to hunt...
Page 4 - Balades and other Poems. By JOHN GOWER. Printed from the original Manuscript, in the Library of the Marquis of Stafford, at Trentham. EARL GOWER. 1818.

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