Annals of the English Bible Volume 1

Annals of the English Bible Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ... to the book put forth by My Lord Chancellor; whereof immediately I gave knowledge to my Master, Mr. Crumwell, and him required thereof to advertise your Highness, as appertained (to him.) Which copy being rudely written, interlined, and difficult to be read, methought uncomely and not meet, in so vile array, to be sent to the hands of your Majesty. The regard whereof moved me to write it again, that it might come to your most gracious hands, the more legible and easy to your reading. Which part I have herewith sent unto your highness; thinking that the matter therein contained, (for the modest order thereof, ) in regard of his former writing, will somewhat better like you, than some other of his works, which he hath, with less advisement, more rashness, and ruder spirit, put forth before this time. This part, which your Grace receives now, is but a third or fourth part of his sole work; but coinprehendeth, in effect, the substance and pith of the other parts; where he particularly answereth to every chapter of my Lord's book, with such grounds as he hath laid in his first part, though he use in it a larger circumstance. The second part, I have in likewise obtained, which I will in likewise write, and send unto your Grace, with all convenient speed and celerity. " The day before the date hereof, (17th of April, ) I spake with Tyndale without the town of Antwerp; and by this means. He sent a certain person to seek me, whom he had advised to say, that a certain friend of mine, unknown to the messenger, was very desirous to speak with me; praying me to take pains to go unto him, to such place as he should bring me. Then I (said) to the messenger, --' What is your friend, and where is he V ' His name I know not, ' said he, ' but if it be your...show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236624173
  • 9781236624178