Memorials of Old Shropshire

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Thomas Auden
Bemrose & sons, limited, 1906 - 301 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 263 - I do not love thee, Dr. Fell, The reason why I cannot tell; But this I know, and know full well, I do not love thee. Dr. Fell.
الصفحة 87 - To chase these pagans, in those holy fields, Over whose acres walked those blessed feet, Which, fourteen hundred years ago, were nailed, For our advantage, on the bitter cross.
الصفحة 113 - I now see more good and more evil in all men than heretofore I did. I see that good men are not so good as I once thought they were...
الصفحة 264 - Now was excited his delight in rural pleasures, and his ambition of rural elegance; he began from this time to point his prospects, to diversify his surface, to entangle his walks, and to wind his waters ; which he did with such judgment and such fancy, as made his little domain the envy of the great, and the admiration of the skilful; a place to be visited by travellers, and copied by designers.
الصفحة 120 - Here the same distressing scene was renewed with additional solemnity. The people were deeply affected while they beheld him offering up the last languid remains of a life that had been lavishly spent in their service. Groans and tears were on every side. In going through this last part of his duty, he was exhausted again and again, but his spiritual vigour triumphed over his bodily weakness. After several times sinking on the sacramental table, he still resumed his sacred work, and cheerfully distributed,...
الصفحة 120 - ... of his dying Lord. In the course of this concluding office, which he performed by means of the most astonishing exertions, he gave out several verses of hymns, and delivered many affectionate exhortations to his people, calling upon them, at intervals, to celebrate the mercy of God in short songs of adoration and praise. And now, having struggled through a service of near four hours...
الصفحة 150 - I neither won nor saved; but now, by your patience, once again to my great and high office; for great it is in that in some sort I govern the third part of this realm under her most excellent majesty: high it is, for by that I have precedence of great personages, and far my betters; happy it is, for the people whom I govern, as before is written; and most happy for the commodity that I have by the authority of that place to do good every day...
الصفحة 95 - For he had power of confession, As said himself, more than a curate, For of his order he was licentiate. 220 Full sweetely heard he confession, And pleasant was his absolution. He was an easy man to give penance, There as he wist1 to have a good pittance...
الصفحة 235 - Continuing in a letter to his friend John Lewis, he wrote: Till we see a probability for that it is in vaine to gett authority. I heard of a Shrewsbury man liveinge in London worth .£40,000 that had no child to leave it to, and wrote to him — though a mere stranger — my strongest arguments to move him to bestow on such a foundation; but could not prevail. If you could but get ,£1,000 stock to build so much of a...
الصفحة 6 - The army next marched against the Silures, who, besides their own native ferocity, placed great hopes in the valour of Caractacus, whom the many changes and prosperous turns of fortune, had advanced to a pre-eminence over the rest of the British leaders. He, artfully availing himself of his knowledge of the country, countervailing his inferiority in numbers, transferred the war into the country of the Ordovices, and being joined by those who mistrusted the peace subsisting between us, put matters...

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