The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Cęsar to the revolution in 1688. 5 vols. [in 9. The plates are dated 1797 to 1806].

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Page 455 - Try me, good king, but let me have a lawful trial, and let not my sworn enemies sit as my accusers and judges ; yea, let me receive an open trial, for my truth shall fear no open shame...
Page 454 - But let not your grace ever imagine, that your poor wife will ever be brought to acknowledge a fault where not so much as a thought thereof preceded.
Page 443 - Christ was the word that spake it ; He took the bread, and brake it ; And what the word did make it, That I believe, and take it...
Page 414 - Be of good cheer, brother," cried he, " we shall this day kindle such a torch in England, as I trust in God shall never be extinguished.
Page 105 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 454 - ... of mine enemies, withdraw your princely favour from me ; neither let that stain, that unworthy stain, of a disloyal heart towards your good grace, ever cast so foul a blot on your most dutiful wife, and the infant princess your daughter.
Page 455 - God or you may determine of me, your Grace may be freed from an open censure, and mine offence being so lawfully proved, your Grace is at liberty, both before God and man, not only to execute worthy punishment on me, as an unlawful wife, but to follow your affection, already settled on that party...
Page 455 - Boleyn hath been pleasing in your ears, then let me obtain this request, and I will so leave to trouble your grace any further, with mine earnest prayers to the Trinity to have your grace in his good keeping, and to direct you in all your actions.
Page 274 - A proclamation was issued, that women should not meet together to babble and talk, and that all men should keep their wives in their houses.
Page 455 - ... usage of me, at his general judgment-seat, where both you and myself must shortly appear, and in whose judgment, I doubt not, (whatsoever the world may think of me,) mine innocence shall be openly known and sufficiently cleared.

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