The Lives of Women Saints of Our Contrie of England; Also Some Other Liues of Holie Women Written by Some of the Auncient Fathers (C. 1610-1615.)

The Lives of Women Saints of Our Contrie of England; Also Some Other Liues of Holie Women Written by Some of the Auncient Fathers (C. 1610-1615.)

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...she should be in time as I was then, she presentlie without staying answereth; 'No not so, for it was not sayd to me, where he 8 is, there thou, but where thou art there he.' I confesse vnto thee my Lord, what I remember, and which often I haue tolde others, that I was more moued at this answer of thine, giuen by my vigilant mother, seeing her nothing 12 troubled at the apparant and mere falshood of my inter-pretation, and how redily she espied that which indeede was to be considered, and which my self before she had spoken it did not marke; and so hereat (I say) was I more touched 16 than at the dreame it self; wherein to the godlie woman was foretolde ioy so long after to ensue, to the comfort of her present sorrowe: For there followed allmoste nyne whole yeares, after all which time I still wallowed in the 20 mire of my profunditie and in the darknes of falshood: albeit I often endeuoured to arise in the meane tyme, yet fell backe againe with greate bruising; when that chaste religious and sober widdow, such as thou louest, althoughe 24 in hope she was more reuyued, yet in weeping and wayling nothing relented, neuer ceasing when she prayed to weepe to thee for me; and her prayers entred before thee, yet thou permittest me to wallow and to be ouerwhelmed in the 28 mist. And moreouer thou gauest her an other answer, which I remember; allthoughe I passe ouer many things, hastening to those, which vrge me more to confesse, and I forget many. / 32 Thou gauest I say, an other answer by thy priest, a certayne bishop brought vp in thy Church, and excercised in thy bookes; whome when she on a time requested, that he would vouchsafe to talke with me, and refell my 36 errours, to vnteache me my euill, and to teache me gocd (which she still vsed, ...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236952146
  • 9781236952141