History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 6

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Page 39 - Whosoever he be that doth rebel against thy commandment, and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to death : only be strong and of a good courage.
Page 363 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Page 351 - Who was more earnest then in defence of the real presence of Christ's body and blood in the sacrament of the altar...
Page 495 - A work of the very highest merit ; its learning is exact and profound ; its narrative full of genius and skill ; its descriptions of men are admirably vivid. We wish to place on record our opinion that Dr. Mommsen's is by far the best history of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Commonwealth.
Page 363 - O heavenly Father, I give unto thee most hearty thanks, for that thou hast called me to be a professor of thee, even unto death. I beseech thee, Lord God, take mercy upon this realm of England, and deliver the same from all her enemies.
Page 398 - And as for the pope, I refuse him, as Christ's enemy, and Antichrist, with all his false doctrine. " And as for the sacrament, I believe as I have taught in my book against the Bishop of Winchester...
Page 496 - The style is excellent ; sound, honest, forcible, singularly perspicuous English ; at times with a sort of picturesque simplicity, pictures dashed off with only a few touches, but perfectly alive . . . We have never to read a passage twice. . . . We see the course of events day by day, not only the more serious and important communications, but the gossip of the hour.
Page 392 - Laurence on the fire ; assuring him, that God, if he called on him, and to such as die in his faith, either would abate the fury of the flame, or give him strength to abide it.
Page 326 - Most Reverend Father in God. our right trusty and right entirely beloved Councillor, we greet you well : Whereas the...
Page 361 - Irish were softened to tears, as she listened and thought of what was coming. The brother-in-law offered to sit up through the night, but Ridley said there was no occasion ; he ' minded to go to bed, and sleep as quietly as ever he did in his life.

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