History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volumen 1


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Página 23 - My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep; and my mother milked thirty kine.
Página 433 - For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king Keeps Death his court; and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state and grinning at his pomp. Allowing him a breath, a little scene. To monarchize, be feared, and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit. As if this flesh which walls about our life Were brass impregnable; and humoured thus Comes at the last, and with a little pin Bores through his castle wall; and farewell, king.
Página 409 - God with plenary, whole, and entire power, preeminence, authority, prerogative, and jurisdiction, to render and yield justice and final determination to all manner of folk...
Página 409 - ... without the intermeddling of any exterior person or persons to declare and determine all such doubts, and to administer all such offices and duties as to their rooms spiritual doth appertain...
Página 89 - There is one that passeth all the other, and is the most diligent prelate and preacher in all England. And will ye know who it is ? I will tell you. It is the Devil. He is the most diligent preacher of all other; he is never out of his diocese...
Página 371 - Where we did strain, trained with swarms of youth, Our tender limbs, that yet shot up in length. The secret groves, which oft we made resound Of pleasant plaint, and of our ladies' praise; Recording oft what grace each one had found, What hope of speed, what dread of long delays.
Página 23 - He married my sisters with five pound, or twenty nobles apiece, so that he brought them up in godliness and fear of God. He kept hospitality for his poor neighbours, and some alms he gave to the poor. And all this he did...
Página 31 - ... lands of this realm from the occupying of the poor husbandmen, and so to use it in pasture and not in tillage, is only the great profit that cometh of sheep, which now be come to a few persons...
Página 30 - By reason whereof a marvellous multitude and number of the people of this realm be not able to provide meat, drink and clothes necessary for themselves, their wives and children, but be so discouraged with misery and poverty, that they fall daily to theft, robbery, and other inconveniences, or pitifully die for hunger and cold...
Página 279 - ... protector and only supreme head of the church and clergy of England.

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