Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London Volume 1

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of London Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...that I have harde hym preache mysellf and by that that I beer off other men that hath hard hym also in sondry other placeis, I canne not heer but that he hath doon his part at all tymes right well in that behalff; saffyng in thoos oon or two tymes when he preachyd at Chiew, wher he saith that in very deed he expressly namyd neyther the Kynges highness neyther the Queenys grace by name, ne noon other whiche he is accustomyd to name. "He saith the cause was, for they wer butt grosse and rud pepull unto whom he preachyd, disposid at that tyme to gamyn and passe tyme, and not to tarry long in the churche, for it was about shroftyde, and therfor for shortnes of tyme he neyther observyd that cerymony nor other solempnyte; but, ex abrupto, begynnyng with prayr, thowght it sufficient for that audience, for that tyme, shortly and breffly to exhort theym by genera'l wordis to pray for thoos quykke and dedde for whom they wer accustomyd to pray, reconnyng that they knew welllnowhe without rehersal who they werre. "He saith he hath hard commun preachars at some tymes do in lyke maner iu great and solempne audienceis in London. In very deed the place wher he then preachyd is neyther markett toun nor yett good village; my poor howshold whiche then lay there in a lityll poor hous of myn takyn away, he cowd have ther but a smalle and symple audience.. "Master Secretary, I dare boldly say that ther is no man liffyng prayth moor hartly for the Kynges highnes and his then this poor man doth, as well in his sermons as ellys wher. God giff me no lenger grace to lift' then I shall eyther do otherwyse myselff or wittyngly kepe any abowt me that shall do otherwise. I dare ay that he prayd for theym in his hart, and reconnyd that his audience shold do the...show more

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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236613937
  • 9781236613936