Memorable Conceits of Divers Noble and Famous Personages of Christendome, of This Our Moderne Time

Memorable Conceits of Divers Noble and Famous Personages of Christendome, of This Our Moderne Time

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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. 1602 edition. Excerpt: ...found the historieof himsel: e, and his Moore, and the I oooc.duckets which he had deliuered him: whereat the kin; be-MJg-offended.andgrowing into cho-ler deniaunded of the foole: where-fore he had put him in hisbooke? Because Because (qiroth the foole) you did a veryfoolifli actiDgiuing your money to a straunger, whome you are like to see no more. But how if he comebacke againe (said thekingj and bringthe horses withhim.where is my folly then? Marrie (replyed the foole) whensoeuer he commeth agairie, I will then blot your name out of my booke, and will put in his in stead of yours: for then I shall hold him the more foole of the two. The magmficence of a l(mg of England. CRiniton orcbinite king of -gland, who raigned about the yeare of Christ toij. wis of so naugbtie and so great a mind, that he caused a royal throne to be prepared and erected for him neare the sea fide: and seeing the tide to beat with thewaues against his feat, he spake out aloud vnto the sea: Thou art my subicct, and the land whereon I am set is mine: and therefore I forbid thee to rife agamst my land, or to vret the bodic and apparell of thy Loi d and maister: the sea notwithstanding holding-on his course in flowing.came to wet his feete.which he seeing presently gaue backe and said: Now may atl men know, that. all humane power is but metre vanitie: and no mortall man is worthy to beare the name of a king, but he only to whose commaundlhe heautnt, the earth, and the sea by a perpuuall deeree are subiect and obedient, A pirn font Concept ofan Italian Gen' tlemanyvponthe interpretation of the turns of'two Popes.. AFter the death of Pope Atcxandi r the fixt, Nicholas the fifth being created Pope, certain Italian Gentlemen walking in thePopeahall, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236568567
  • 9781236568564