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Page 128 - Be copy now to men of grosser blood, And teach them how to war! — And you, good yeomen, Whose limbs were made in England, show us here The mettle of your pasture; let us swear That you are worth your breeding : which I doubt not; For there is none of you so mean and base, That hath not noble lustre in your eyes.
Page 46 - It shall not be lawful from henceforth to any to give his lands to any religious house, and to take the same land again to hold of the same house. Nor shall it be lawful to any house of religion to take the lands of any, and to lease the same to him of whom he received it: if any from henceforth give his lands to any religious house, and thereupon be convict, the gift shall be utterly void, and the land shall accrue to the lord of the fee.
Page 27 - Creed originated in the Latin Church from the school of St. Augustine, probably in Gaul or North Africa. It borrows a number of passages from Augustine and other Latin fathers.1 It appears first in its full form towards the close of the eighth or the beginning of the ninth century.
Page 142 - ... certain Points of Controversy, confirmed by Scripture, and attested by the Fathers of the first five centuries of the Church.
Page 97 - Happy the yeoman's house into which one of these Dutchmen did enter, bringing industry and wealth along with them. Such who came in strangers within their doors, soon after went out bridegrooms, and returned sons-in-law, having married the daughters of their landlords who first entertained them. Yea, those yeomen in whose houses they harboured soon proceeded gentlemen, gaining great estates to themselves, arms and worship to their estates.
Page 24 - ... goods and chattels to the value of sixteen marks was to have a coat of mail, a helmet, a shield, and a lance...
Page 175 - Know ye, that we have given, granted, and by this our present charter have confirmed to...
Page 159 - To the most reverend father and lord in Christ, the lord William, by the grace of God archbishop of Canterbury, primate of all England...
Page 26 - SWINESHEAD is famous for having been the first resting-place of King John, after he lost the whole of his baggage, and narrowly escaped' with his life, when crossing the marshes, in his military progress from Lynn to Sleaford.
Page 131 - Let us go;" and with his own eye doth both fatten his flock and set forward all manner of husbandry. He is taught by nature to be contented with a little; his own fold yields him both food and raiment; he is pleased with any nourishment God sends, whilst curious gluttony ransacks, as it were, Noah's ark for food only to feed the riot of one meal. He is...