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Hubert Ellis: A Story of King Richard's Days the Second (Classic Reprint)
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Page 318 - I OFT have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after : At first I wondered at it much; But since I find the reason such, As it deserves no laughter.
Page 13 - My confidence is not in my parents, nor in any man else, but only in God, in whom I trust, by whose assistance I will be bold to speak the truth. Duke of Lancaster. — Rather than I will take these words at his hands, I will pluck the bishop by the hair out of the church...
Page 290 - Concerning the materials of seditions, it is a thing well to be considered — for the surest way to prevent seditions (if the times do bear it,) is to take away the matter of them ; for if there be fuel prepared, it is hard to tell whence the spark shall como that shall set it on fire.
Page 392 - Being led to execution, he came to a river, which, with a most rapid course, ran between the wall of the town and the arena where he was to be executed. He there saw a multitude of persons of both sexes, and of...
Page 24 - To drawe folk to heven by fairnesse, By good ensample, was his busynesse: But it were eny persone obstinat, What so he were of high or lowe estat, Him wolde he snybbe scharply for the nones.
Page 393 - Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life which God has promised to those who love him.
Page 393 - God would give him water, and immediately a living spring broke out before his feet, in which he quenched his thirst; and then bending his neck to the executioner, the head of this most courageous martyr was struck off, and he received the crown of life which God has promised to all who suffer for his sake. Bede adds, that, in his time, there existed on...
Page 47 - In wrestling nimble, and in running swift, In shooting steady, and in swimming strong: Well made to strike, to throw, to leap, to lift, And all the sports that shepherds are among. In every one he vanquished every one, He vanquished all, and vanquished was of none.