The Book of the Foundation of St. Bartholomew's Church in London; Sometime Belonging to the Priory of the Same in West Smithfield

The Book of the Foundation of St. Bartholomew's Church in London; Sometime Belonging to the Priory of the Same in West Smithfield

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...to the hynder parte of his thyes, that he myghte nat goo, and his haudis turnyd bakewarde, no thynge with them myght be do, ne worke: the extremyteis of his fyngers were so rigorisly contracte in the synowys, that he myght unneith put mete to his moweth.2 In this grevous sykenes he passid his yonge age. And whan he attayned to mannys age and not yette hadde he power of his lymmys, yette sith the fame of tokenys and myracles of the blessid apostle come to hym by relacion of othir men, he began to leyfte up his sorowfull soule in to abetter hope. And thow helth were yn that tyme dilaid, it was promysed to come. Therfore, for that he was ferre from that chirche, he yave shipmen for hyr hyyr and by shippe he was browght to the chirche, and put yn the hospitall of pore men. And ther a while of the almes of the same chirche y sustenyd. And he began yn the meyn while, by the vertu of the apostle to take breith unto hym, and he desirid helth,3 by certeyn incrementys began to come ageyn; ffirst with handys thow they were crokyd, he dyd make smale workys as disstafes, and antell,4 and othir wommenys instrumentys, and forthermore by succession, whan othir membrys usyd ther naturall myghte he followid yn greter workys, hewerrys of wode with axe,8 and squarerys of tymbyr with chippynge axe,6 and nat longe aftir, the crafte of carpentrye, yn the same chirche, and yn the cite of London he excercisid, as it hadde be taught hym from his childehode, blessynge God, whoes yen, be oon them, that dredith hym, and uppon them that hope on his mercy. 1 In Suffolk. e hewerrys of wode with axe, cesores a vix ori escas porrigebat 'lignorum securi. et optata sanitas. el dolabra magnis operibus imi antell, pensa, weights. tabatur. CAPITULUM XXIX. OF A DROPYK MAN. A certeyn...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590325
  • 9781236590329
  • 2,233,389