The Spending of the Money of Robert Nowell of Reade Hall, Lancashire: Brother of Dean Alexander Norwell. 1568-1580, Volume 7

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Alexander Balloch Grosart
C.E. Simms, 1877 - Great Britain - 447 pages

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Page 83 - This last word is no more unknown now to plain Englishmen than the person was unknown some time in England, until some Englishman took pains to fetch that devilish opinion out of Italy. These men, thus Italianated abroad, cannot abide our godly Italian church at home; they be not of that parish; they be not of that fellowship; they like not that preacher; they hear not his sermons, except sometimes for company they come thither to hear the Italian tongue naturally spoken, not to hear God's doctrine...
Page 89 - My masters, and ye ministers of London, the council's pleasure is, that strictly ye keep the unity of apparel, like this man...
Page 165 - ... study, than they had been accustomed to ; and, if he had lived, would quickly have extinguished all that fire in England, which had been kindled at Geneva ; or if he had been succeeded by bishop Andrews, bishop Overal, or any man who understood and loved the church, that infection would easily have been kept out, which could not afterwards be so easily expelled.
Page 25 - Which makes thy writings lean on one side still, And, in all changes, that way bends thy will. Nor let thy mountain belly make pretence Of likeness ; thine's a tympany of sense ; A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, . But sure thou'rt but a kilderkin of wit.
Page 193 - Bible, wherein he was esteemed the chief, and a workman that needed not 'be ashamed. He began with the first, and was the last man in the translation of the work ; for, after the task of translation was finished by the whole number set apart and designed to that business, being some few above forty, it was...

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