The History and Antiquities of Croydon, with a Variety of Other Interesting Matter: To which is Added a Sketch of the Life of the Most Reverend Father in God, John Whitgift, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury; and an Appendix

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Page 339 - I will lay me down in peace, and take my rest : for it is thou, Lord, only, that makest me dwell in safety.
Page 219 - Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace ; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Page 100 - Addant avaro divitias mari : Tuno me biremis praesidio scaphae Tutum per Aegaeos tumultua Aura feret geminusque Pollux. XXX. EXEOI monumentum aere perennius Regalique situ pyramidum altius, Quod non imber edax, non Aquilo impotens Possit diruere aut innumerabilis Annorum series et fuga temporum.
Page 7 - ... from him, might be claimed and recovered by action, like beasts, or other chattels. They held indeed small portions of land, by way : of sustaining themselves and families, but it was at the mere will of the lord, who might dispossess them whenever he pleased ; ; and it was upon villein services, that is, to carry out dung, to hedge and ditch the lord's demesnes, and any other the meanest offices, and their services were not only base, but uncertain both as to their time and quantity.
Page 273 - ... he would pray to God for his life ; and that if he could obtain it, he should think it one of the greatest temporal blessings that could be given him in this kingdom.
Page 324 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queene of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
Page 7 - These villeins, belonging principally to lords of manors, were either villeins regardant, that is, annexed to the manor or land; or else they were in gross, or at large, that is, annexed to the person of the lord, and transferable by deed from one owner to another (e).
Page 391 - Not wrapt in smoky London's sulphurous clouds, And not far distant stands my rural cot; Neither obnoxious to intruding crowds, Nor for the good and friendly too remote. And when too much repose brings on the spleen, Or the gay city's idle pleasures cloy, Swift as my changing wish I change the scene, And now the country, now the town, enjoy.
Page 100 - Gaetulas canorus ales Hyperboreosque campos. me Colchus et qui dissimulat metum Marsae cohortis Dacus et ultimi noscent Geloni, me peritus discet Hiber Rhodanique potor.
Page 232 - I seek fcr any confirmation of my book after twelve years approbation ? * Or what shall I get thereby more than already I have ? And yet, if subscription may confirm it, it is confirmed long ago by the subscription almost of all the clergy of England before my time. Mine enemies likewise, and the slanderous tongues of this uncharitable sect, report that I am revolted, become a papist, and I know not what.

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