Roman Catholic bishops (Google eBook)

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C. and J. Rivington, 1827
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Page 368 - ... holding in his hand a very fair orange, whereof the meat or substance within was taken out, and filled up again with the part of a sponge, wherein was vinegar, and other confections against the pestilent airs; the which he most commonly smelt unto, passing among the press, or else when he was pestered with many suitors.
Page 436 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs. But this is the just reward that I must receive for my indulgent pains and study, not regarding my service to God, but only to my prince.
Page 55 - Alas ! he's gone before, Gone to return no more. Our panting breasts aspire After their aged sire ; Whose well-spent life did last Full ninety years and past. But now he hath begun That, which will ne'er be done. Crown'd with eternal bliss, We wish our souls with his.
Page 480 - Christian and godly book, to be allowed of by all bishops and pastors in England, and that he should both in sermons and discourses commend it to be observed ; that the King's power was complete now when under age, and that all owed obedience to him now, as much as if he were thirty or forty years old ; that the six Articles were justly abrogated, and that the King had full authority to correct and reform what was amiss in the church, both in England and Ireland. He only excepted to the preface,...
Page 473 - Here it is not denied by any, that the apostle does assert, that we are justified by faith, without the works of the law...
Page 443 - Was fashion'd to much honour. From his cradle He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one ; Exceeding wise, fair spoken, and persuading : Lofty and sour to them that loved him not ; But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer...
Page 443 - He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one ; Exceeding wise, fair spoken, and persuading : Lofty and sour to them that loved him not ; But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer And though he were unsatisfied in getting, (Which was a sin,) yet in bestowing, madam, He was most princely...
Page 437 - Master Kingston, farewell. I can no more, but wish all things to have good success. My time draweth on fast. I may not tarry with you. And forget not, I pray you, what I have said and charged you withal: for when I am dead, ye shall peradventure remember my words much better.
Page 523 - An Answer by the Rev. Father in God, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England, and Metropolitan, unto a crafty and sophistical Cavillation, devised by Stephen Gardiner, Doctor of Law, late Bishop of Winchester, against the true and godly doctrine of the most holy Sacrament of the Body and Blood of our Saviour Christ; wherein is also, as occasion sheweth, answered, such places of the book of Dr.
Page 449 - Doctor hath a swart colour, hanging look, frowning brows, eyes an inch " within his head, a nose hooked like a buzzard, nostrils like a horse, ever snuffing into the wind, a sparrow mouth, great paws like the Devil, talons on his feet like a gripe, " two inches longer than the natural toes, and so tied to 272 " with sinews, that he cannot abide to be touched, nor scarce " suffer them to touch the stones.