The Book of the Knight of La Tour-Landry; Compiled for the Instruction of His Daughters Volume 15-16; No. 33

The Book of the Knight of La Tour-Landry; Compiled for the Instruction of His Daughters Volume 15-16; No. 33

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...884. therin. And whanne they had opened his hert, they sawe when a white that there flawe oute of it a white doue. And bi that dove flew out t.. of his heart, miracle man i of hem were conuerted vnto the faithe and beleued in God. And therfor this is a good ensaumple to putte yonge children vnto the scole, and to make hem bokys of wisdom and of science, and bokes of vertu and profitable ensaumples, whereby they may see the sauement of the soule and of the body by the ensaumples of good leuinge of the holy faderes before us, and not forto studie in the bokis that it is better to speke of loue fables, and of other wordely vanitees. For it is read examples, ii. of holy living beter and more noble thinge to here speke of good ensaumples, than feigned 0. stories and and of vertuous leuinge of seintes, whiche profitethe to oure sowles and body, thanne forto studie or to rede of fayned stories and fables, suche as may not cause encrese of science, and is inprofitable vnto the soule. How be it there be suche men that haue opynion that thei wolde not that her wyues nor her doughtres shulde knowe no thinge of the scripture; as touchinge vnto the holy scripture it is no force, thoughe women medille not nor knowe but litelle therof but forto rede, eueri woman it is the beter that canne rede and haue knowinge of the lawe of God, and forto haue be lerned to haue vertu and science to withstonde the perilles of the sowle, and forto OF RUTH AND HER STEPSONS 119 use and excerse the werkys of thaire sauement, for that is thinge aproued and necessarie to alle women. A CHAPTER XCI. Of love to stepchildren. N other ensaumple y shal telle you of a good lady named of Ruth, an Ruthe, of whom descended the kinge Dauid. Holy cor21!386' scripture praisithe moche more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236855523
  • 9781236855527