A description of the town of Ludlow, with an historical account of the castle

W. Felton, 1812 - 142 páginas

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Página 32 - Where'er mankind and misery are found, O'er burning sands, deep waves, or wilds of snow, Thy HOWARD, journeying, seeks the house of woe.
Página 7 - I'll tell you, friend! a wise man and a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobbler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunella.
Página 59 - I must entreat you also to respect my maids, and give them in marriage, which is not much, they being but three ; and to all my other servants a year's pay besides their due, lest otherwise they should be unprovided for. Lastly, I make this vow, that mine eyes, desire you above all things. Farewell.
Página 33 - The spirits of the good, who bend from high Wide o'er these earthly scenes their partial eye, When first, array'd in Virtue's purest robe, They saw her Howard traversing the globe; Saw round his brows her sun-like glory blaze In arrowy circles of unwearied rays ; Mistook a mortal for an angel-guest, And ask'd what seraph-foot the earth imprest.
Página 59 - My most dear Lord, King, and Husband ; " The hour of my death now approaching, I cannot choose but, out of the love I bear you, advise you of your soul's health, -which you ought to prefer before all considerations of the world or flesh whatsoever ; for which yet you have cast me into many calamities, and yourself into many troubles...
Página 59 - ... flesh whatsoever ; for which yet you have cast me into many calamities, and yourself into many troubles. But I forgive you all, and pray God to do so likewise. For the rest, I commend unto you Mary our daughter, beseeching you to be a good father to her, as I have heretofore desired.
Página 20 - Peter, and Belasis, who are said to have discovered monstrous disorders in many of the religious houses. Whole convents of women abandoned to all manner of lewdness, friars accomplices in their crimes, pious frauds every where practised to increase the devotion and liberality of the people, and cruel and inveterate factions maintained between the members of many of these institutions. These accusations, whether true or false, were...
Página 19 - Edward the Confessor, and it is constantly affirmed there that the Pilgrims that brought the Ringe from beyond the sea as a Token from St. John the Evangelist to K.
Página 105 - Had my moderation in prosperity been adequate to my family and fortune, then had I entered your city rather as a friend than a captive : nor would you, Sir, have disdained an alliance with a prince descended from illustrious ancestors, and the chief of many nations. My present condition to me is dishonourable ; to you it is glorious ! I was master of horses, men, arms, and riches. No wonder, then, I was unwilling to lose them. For though your ambition is universal, does it follow that all mankind...

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