The Select Works of Robert Crowley: Printer, Archdeacon of Hereford (1559-1657), Vicar of St. Lawrence, Jewry, &c. &c. Namely, His Epigrams, A.D. 1550; Voyce of the Last Trumpet, A.D. 1550; Pleasure and Payne, A.D. 1551; Way to Wealth, A.D. 1550; An Informacion and Peticion

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Side xxviii - So that it is very hard to know who is noble, who is worshipful, who is a gentleman, who is not...
Side xxii - We heartily pray thee, to send thy holy Spirit into the hearts of them that possess the grounds, pastures, and dwelling places of the earth, that they, remembering themselves to be thy tenants, may not rack and stretch out the rents of their houses and lands, nor yet take unreasonable fines and incomes after the manner of covetous worldlings, but so let them out to other, that the inhabitants thereof may both be able to pay the rents, and also honestly to live...
Side xxvii - Whistle, pp. 24, 34. Dress, pp. 44, 45. In the "Epistle Dedicatorie" to the Anatomie of Abuses, the evils of the author's days are thus briefly touched upon : " For as your Lordship knoweth, reformation of manners and amendment of life was never more needful ; for was pride (the chiefest argument of this book) ever so ripe ? Do not both men and women (for the most part) every one in general, go attired in silks, velvets, damasks, satins, and what not ? Which are attire only for the nobility and gentry,...
Side xxii - ... that the inhabitants thereof may both be able to pay the rents, and also honestly to live, to nourish their families, and to relieve the poor.
Side i - DUBLIN : WILLIAM M^GEE, 18, NASSAU STREET. EDINBURGH : TG STEVENSON, 22, SOUTH FREDERICK STREET. GLASGOW: OGLE & CO., 1, ROYAL EXCHANGE SQUARE. BERLIN : ASHER & CO., UNTER DEN LINDEN, 20. NEW YORK: C. SCRIBNER & CO.; LEYPOLDT & HOLT. PHILADELPHIA: JB LIPPINCOTT & CO.
Side xxvii - Anatomie of Abuses, 1836, p. 147. For a later view of this detestable habit see Times' Wliistle, p. 24. Wool, Tin, and Lead wrought within the realm, p. 38. For much information on imports and exports and suggestions for improving trade, and through it the condition of the people, see England in the Reign of Henry VIII. Painting Faces, p. 44. " The women of Ailgna (many of them) use to colour their faces with certain oils, liquors, unguents, and waters made to that end, whereby they think their beauty...
Side 144 - Yea, what obedience was this which ye shewed at such time as the kinges moste honourable counsell, perceiueinge the grudginge that was emong the people, sent forth the second proclamation concerning your negligence, or rather contempte, in not laieinge open that which contrari to the good estatutes made in Parliament you had enclosed ? It appeareth by your doinges that there was in you neither obedience to your prince and his laws, nor loue to your contrei.
Side 9 - Wolde God in the countrey they woulde do the same, Either for Gods feare, or for worldly shame ! How hallow they the Saboth, that do the tyme spende In drynkinge and idlenes tyll the daye be at an ende 1 Not so well as he doeth, that goeth to the plow.e, Or pitcheth vp the sheues from the carte to the mowe.
Side 41 - But whilse he thus laye, he fell in a sloumber, And sawe in his dreame pore folke a greate number, Whoe sayde they had learned thys at the preachars hande, To paye all wyth patience, that theyr landlordes demaunde. For they for theyr sufferaunce, in such oppression, Are promised rewarde in the resurrection. Where such men as take leases them selues to aduaunce, Are sure to haue hell by ryght inheritaunce.
Side 116 - ... and defence Agaynst the stormy violence ? 259 " Yea, what if the pore famyshed For lacke of fode vpon that grownde, The rentes whereof you haue reysed, Or hedged it wythin your mownde ? 263 There myght therwyth no faute be founde, No, though ye bought vp all the grayne To sell it at your pryce agayne. 266 " You thought that I woulde not requyre the bloude of all suche at your hande ; But be you sure, eternall fyre Is redy for eche hell fyrebrande, 270 Boeth for the housynge and the lande . That...

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