Margaret Roper, Or, The Chancellor and His Daughter

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Burns and Oates, 1874 - 288 páginas
 

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Página 183 - Chelsea a right fair house, your library, your books, your gallery, your garden, your orchard and all other necessaries so handsome about you, where you might in the company of me your wife, your children and household be merry, I muse what a God's name you mean here still thus fondly to tarry.
Página 217 - His death was of a piece with his life. There was nothing in it new, forced, or affected. He did not look upon the severing...
Página 258 - She hath opened her mouth to wisdom, and the law of clemency is on her tongue. She hath looked well to the paths of her house, and hath not eaten her bread idle. Her children rose up, and called her blessed : her husband, and he praised her.
Página 184 - ... house, doe pay weekly 15 shillings for the bord-wages of my poure husband and his servant; for the mayntaining whereof, I have been compellyd, of verey necessyte, to sell part of myn apparell, for lack of other substance to make money of.
Página 187 - I will put you this case: Suppose the Parliament would make a law that God should not be God. Would you then, Master Rich, say that God were not God?" "No, Sir," quoth he, "that would I not; sithe no Parliament may make any such law." "No more," said Sir Thomas More, as Master Rich reported of him, "could the Parliament make the King supreme head of the Church.
Página 55 - I find his Grace my very good Lord indeed ; and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm. Howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee I have no cause to be proud thereof; for if my head would win him a castle in France, it should not fail to go...
Página 204 - ... after the lapse of three centuries, during which, statesmen, prelates, and kings have been unjustly brought to trial under the same roof, — considering the splendour of his talents, the greatness of his acquirements, and the innocence of his life, we must still regard his murder as the blackest crime that ever has been perpetrated in England under the forms of law.
Página 126 - show my poor mind unto you. "I have been brought up," quoth he, "at Oxford, at an Inn of Chancery, at Lincoln's Inn, and also in the King's Court, — and so...
Página 202 - (that was ever his oath) " I must needs confess, that if the Act of Parliament be not unlawful, then is not the indictment in my conscience insufficient.
Página 126 - But, by my counsel, it shall not be best for us to fall to the lowest fare first; we will not therefore descend to Oxford fare, nor to the fare of New Inn, but we will begin with Lincoln's Inn diet...

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