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Page 215 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 592 - A true, sincere, and modest defence of English catholiques that suffer for their faith, both at home and abrode: against a false, seditious, and slaunderous libel, intituled, The Execution of Justice in England, 8vo.
Page 454 - Nor choose a base and uncomely creature altogether for wealth ; for it will cause contempt in others, and loathing in thee.
Page 584 - LANEHAM'S Letter : Whearin part of the entertainment untoo the Queenz Majesty at Killingworth Castl, in Warwik Sheer in this Soomerz Progress .1575. is signified; from a freend officer attendant in the Court, unto hiz freend, a Citizen and Merchaunt of Londen.
Page 454 - God to bring thee to man's estate use great providence and circumspection in choosing thy wife. For from thence will spring all thy future good or evil. And it is an action of life, like unto a stratagem of war ; wherein a man can err but once. If thy estate be good, match near home and at leisure ; if weak, far off and quickly.
Page 392 - ... in which default of justice many wicked thieves escape. For most commonly the most simple country man and woman, looking no further than to the loss of their own goods, are of opinion, that they would not procure any man's death for all the goods in the world.
Page 496 - For whereas it was the expectation of many, who wished not well unto our Sion, that upon the setting of that bright Occidental Star Queen Elizabeth of most happy memory, some thick and palpable clouds of darkness would so have overshadowed this Land, that men should have been in doubt which way they were to walk; and that it should hardly be known, who was to direct the unsettled State; the appearance of Your Majesty, as of the Sun in his strength...
Page 497 - Predecessor of Your Highness did leave it ; nay, to go forward with the confidence and resolution of a man in maintaining the truth of Christ, and propagating it far and near, is that which hath so bound and firmly knit the hearts of all Your Majesty's loyal and religious people unto You, that Your very name is precious among them : their eye doth behold You with comfort, and they bless You in their hearts, as that sanctified Person, who, under God, it the immediate author of their true happiness.
Page 455 - Be not served with kinsmen, or friends, or men intreated to stay ; for they expect much, and do little : nor with such as are amorous, for their heads are intoxicated. And keep rather two too few, than one too many. Feed them well, and pay them with the most ; and then thou mayest boldly require service at their hands.