Works of the Camden Society Volume 99

Works of the Camden Society Volume 99

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...to Gods not soe muche as a drop to the sea, or a mote to the whole earth. Sinfull man approching Gods presence is not consumed as the stuble with the fyre, because man is Gods worke, and Gods mercy is ouer all his workes. What will you make me like unto, or what will you make like unto me, saith God. Scriptura discentem non docentem respicit, and therefore penned in a plaine and easie manner. Essentia operis est potentia creatoris. Here he stumbled into an investive against contempt of ministers, and impoverishing the clergy. Pharoes dreame is revived, the leane kine eate up the fatt, and were never the fatter. Laymens best liuings were the Church livings; yet the gentry come to beggery. Magnum solatium est magnum supplicium a magno impositum; but intollerable when the basest make it their cheife grace to disgrace the ministers. Christ calls them the light of the world, and they are the children of darknes that would blowe it out. Pride is a greate cause of unthankefullnes, when he shall thinke omne datum esse tuum Qflicium et suum meritum. Bishop Bonner made bonefires of the bones of saints and martyres in Queen Maries days. Praysd our happy gouernment for peace and religion; and soe ended. Though a fashion of witt in writing may last longer then a fashion in a sute of clothes, yet yf a writer live long, and change not his fashion, he may perhaps outlive his best credit. It were good for such a man to dy quickly. ( Of Dr. Reynolds; Th. Cranmer.) Reynolds esteemes it his best glorie to quote an author for every sentence, nay almost every syllable; soe he may indeede shewe a great memory but small judgment. Alas, poore man! he does as fo. 65." 14 November, i 1 602. fo. 66. 21 November, 1602. yf a begger should come and pouer all his...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236776704
  • 9781236776709