Britain's Remembrancer; (1628) Volume 1

Britain's Remembrancer; (1628) Volume 1

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...and Halberts) he examined Such Travellers as srom the City fled: And (at the very lookes os them assrighted) Sent seeble women, weary and benighted, (Without or meat or drink) to try the fields What Charity, their better nature yeelds. Is this we told, it might goe hard, when we Should apprehended in their Watches, be. Or should we shew, what policies did please The wisdome os some rustick Iustices; Describe that wondrous witty stratagem Which sor a while was practised by them To starve the Plague; how Christianly they sought That no provisions hither might be brought; Should we produce their Orders, which os late Were put in ure, and wise men laughed at: Or, publish to the world what we have heard Os their demeanors, when they were aseard: How they were sool'd by some os them that fled: What course was taken to interre their dead: How, he who sor that worke could hired be, Was sor his labour, chained to a tree A A sull month aster: how, they sorced some From their sweet wholsome houses sorth to come; And (being sick and weake) to make their bed Within a paltry new erected Shed, Compos'd os clods; which neere some Common side Their charitable Worships did provide: Or, should I on some other matters touch VVhich I have heard; it would enlarge too much This booke: and some os those, perhaps, perplex, Whom I desire to counscll, not to vex. But, I srom aggravations will sorbeare, And, those their oversights, at this time, spare. For, some (although most others did not so) Their love and Christian piety did show, In counselling, in cherishing, in giving, And, in the wisest manner os releeving. Beside; I love the Country, as I pitie The sorrowes and afflictions os the Citie. And (since they both are guilty) being loth To side with either; I the...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236868714
  • 9781236868718