Recollections of Royalty: From the Death of William Rufus, in 1100, to that of the Cardinal York, the Last Lineal Descendant of the Stuarts, in 1807, Volum 1

Saunders and Otley, 1828

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Side 322 - ... else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure and number, even so perfectly as God made the world, or else I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea, presently, sometimes with pinches, nips and...
Side 65 - Hear him but reason in divinity And, all-admiring, with an inward wish, You would desire the King were made a prelate. Hear him debate of commonwealth affairs, You would say it hath been all in all his study.
Side 321 - I wist, all their sport in the Park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato. Alas! good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.
Side 162 - Richard by the grace of God king of England and of France, and lord of Ireland...
Side 322 - I bear them, so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Side 322 - I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr. Elmer; who teacheth me so gently, so pleasantly, with such fair allurements to learning, that I think all the time nothing whiles I am with him.
Side 64 - But that his wildness, mortified in him, Seem'd to die too ; yea, at that very moment, Consideration, like an angel, came, And whipp'd the offending Adam out of him, ^s' Leaving his body as a paradise, To envelop and contain celestial spirits.
Side 322 - I am with him. And when I am called from him I fall on weeping, because whatsoever I do else but learning is full of grief, trouble, fear, and whole misliking unto me. And thus my book hath been so much my pleasure, and bringeth daily to me more pleasure and more, that in respect of it all other pleasures, in very deed, be but trifles and troubles unto me.
Side 372 - God ? Far be that from me. I am thy workmanship, created in Christ Jesus. Give me grace, therefore, to tarry thy leisure, and patiently to bear thy works, assuredly knowing, that as thou canst, so thou wilt, deliver me, when it shall please thee, nothing doubting or mistrusting thy goodness towards me ; for thou knowest better what is good for me than I do : therefore do with me in all things what thou wilt, and plague me what way thou wilt.
Side 232 - ... and he that could take a peece of sylver owt of the purse without the noyse of any of the bells, he was adjudged a judiciall Nypper. Nota that a ffoister is a Pickpokett and a Nypper is termed a Pickepurse, or a Cutpurse.

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