A History of the Church and Priory of Swine in Holderness ...

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T. Topping, 1824 - Monasteries - 268 pages
 

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Page 24 - introduced. Come pensive Nun, devout and pure, Sober, stedfast and demure, All in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of Cyprus lawn, Over thy decent shoulders drawn. Come,
Page 65 - The Romish doctrine concerning purgatory, pardons, worshipping and adoration, as well of images as of reliques, and also invocation of saints, is a fond thing, vainly invented:
Page 84 - That a great part of the superstition and errors in the Christian religion hath been brought into the minds and estimations of men, by reason of the ignorance of their very true and perfect salvation through the death of Jesus Christ, and by devising and fantasying vain opinions of purgatory and masses satisfactory, to be done for them
Page 130 - paper, by the space of more than these ten years, and yet he hath store enough for as many years to come. Our posterity may well curse this wicked fact of our age, this unreasonable spoil of England's most noble antiquities."*
Page 130 - purchased those superstitious mansions, the monasteries, " reserved of those library books, some to serve their jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots; some they sold to the grocers, and soap sellers, and some they sent over sea, to the book-binders, not in small numbers, but at times, whole
Page 84 - fantasying vain opinions of purgatory and masses satisfactory, to be done for them which be departed; the which doctrine and vain opinion by nothing more is maintained and upholden than by the abuse of trentals, chantries, and other provisions made for the continuance of
Page 24 - keep thy wonted state, With, even step and musing gait, And looks commercing with the skies, Thy wrapt soul sitting in thine eyes.
Page 130 - jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots; some they sold to the grocers, and soap sellers, and some they sent over sea, to the book-binders, not in small numbers, but at times, whole ships full: Yea, the
Page 137 - This is good stuff for wise men to " laugh at, or honest men to take pleasure at! " Yet I know, when God's Bible was banished
Page 130 - and some they sent over sea, to the book-binders, not in small numbers, but at times, whole ships full: Yea, the universities of this realm, are not at all clear in this detestable fact.

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