Lives of the bishops of Bath and Wells, from the earliest to the present period, Tema 93

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C. and J. Rivington, 1829 - 467 páginas
 

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Página 33 - Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Página 311 - What, my lord ! shall we build houses and provide livelihoods for a company of buzzing monks, whose end and fall we ourselves may live to see ? No, no ! it is more meet a great deal, that we should have care to provide for the increase of learning, and for such as by their learning shall do good in the church and commonwealth.
Página 37 - Papist, or at least very popishly inclined, that it was almost made an heresy (as I have heard from his own mouth) for any one to be seen in his company, and a misprision of heresy to give him a civil salutation as he walked the streets...
Página 311 - What! my lord, shall we build houses, and provide livelihoods for a company of monks, whose end and fall we ourselves may live to see ? No, no, it is more meet a great deal, that We should have care to provide for the increase of learning, and for such as who by their learning shall do good to the church and commonwealth.
Página 126 - For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.
Página 310 - He was also unbounded in his charities to the poor, whom he assisted with food, clothes, and money; at the same time exercising hospitality, and promoting the trade of the city, by a large establishment which he kept up at Wolvesey, of two hundred and twenty servants 6 . " His character/
Página 308 - and the elegant sweep that contracts them to the " size of the great eastern window ; the two gorgeous " canopies which crown the extreme turrets, and the " profusion of elegant carved work that covers the
Página 423 - Henry was now agitated by a passion not to be " controuled by the whispers of friendship, or the " counsels of statesmen, and when the Cardinal, whom " he had appointed to forward his divorce from Queen " Catherine and his marriage with Anne Boleyn, " appeared tardily to adhere to forms, or scrupulously " to interpose advice, he determined to make him feel " the weight of his resentment. It happened, unfortu...
Página 307 - Surrey, soon became more powerful than either. After remaining some time in office, under many mortifications, our prelate, together with archbishop Warham, retired from court in 1515. Such was the political life of bishop Fox, distinguished by high influence and talent, but embittered at length, by the common intrigues and vicissitudes to which statesmen are subject. • . .• • ~His retirement at Winchester was devoted to acts of charity and munificence, although he 'did not now for the first...
Página 86 - Rome ; and upon his return within that same year, he was often heard to say, that he had great reason to give God thanks for his travels ; since (if it were possible,) he returned rather more confirmed of the purity of the Protestant religion than he was before.

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