England in the Reign of King Henry the Eighth Volume 12; V. 32

England in the Reign of King Henry the Eighth Volume 12; V. 32

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...that tut a greater wych semyth dowtful) therwyth you haue brought me into a nother gretur then that. You sayd last of al, that maw ys borne and of nature brought forth to a cyuylyte, and to lyue in polytyke ordur, --the wych thyng to me 269 semyth clene cowtrary. For yf you cal thys cyuylyte and THAN COUNTRY LIFE. 9 lynyng in polytyke ordur, a commynalty to lyue other vnder a prynce or a eo?wmyn counsel in cytes and townys, me semyth ma schold not be borne therto, for 272 as much as mati at the begynnyng lyuyd many yerys urea etas i wythout any such pollycy; at the wych tyme he lyuyd Man at the beginning lived more vertusely, and more accordyng to the dygnyte of more virtnoiuir hys nature, then he doth now in thys wych you cal polytyke ordur and cyuylyte. We see also now in our days 277 thos men wych lyue out of cytes and townys, and haue TMi men out iiii i of cities live fewyst lawys to be gouernyd by, lyue bettor then other better than those dow in theyr gudly cytes neuer so wel byllyd and in habytyd, gouernyd wyth so many lawys for commyn. You see by experyence in grete cytes most vyce, most 282 suttylty and craft; and, contrary, euer in the rude cun trey most study of vertue and veray true sy plycyte. I i'ag J You se what adultery, murdur, and vyce; what vsury, craft, and dysceyte; what glotony and al plesur of body, ys had in cytes and townys, by the reson of thys 287 socyety and cumpany of mew togydur, wych al in the cuntrey and rude lyfe of them ys avoyded, by the reson that they lyfe not togydur aftur your cyuylyte. Ther-And" ne thinks fore yf thys be cyuyle lyfe and ordur, to lyue in cytes in a iorest and and townys wyth so much vyce and mysordur, me seme man schold not be borne therto, but rather to...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236817818
  • 9781236817815