Hubert Ellis: A Story of King Richard's Days the Second

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Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1866 - 414 páginas
 

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Página 154 - Our song and feast shall flow To the fame of your name, When the storm has ceased to blow; When the fiery fight is heard no more, And the storm has ceased to blow.
Página 11 - My confidence is not in my parents, nor in any man else, but only in God, in whom I trust, by whose assistance I will be bold to speak the truth. Duke of Lancaster. — Rather than I will take these words at his hands, I will pluck the bishop by the hair out of the church...
Página 393 - God would give him water, and immediately a living spring broke out before his feet, in which he quenched his thirst; and then bending his neck to the executioner, the head of this most courageous martyr was struck off, and he received the crown of life which God has promised to all who suffer for his sake. Bede adds, that, in his time, there existed on...
Página 45 - In wrestling nimble, and in running swift, In shooting steady, and in swimming strong: Well made to strike, to throw, to leap, to lift, And all the sports that shepherds are among. In every one he vanquished every one, He vanquished all, and vanquished was of none.
Página 393 - The reverend confessor ascended a hill, about 500 paces from the place, adorned or rather clothed with all kinds of flowers, having its sides neither perpendicular nor even craggy, but sloping down into a most beautiful plain, worthy from its lovely appearance to be the scene of a martyr's sufferings.
Página 324 - We are called slaves, and if we do not perform our services we are beaten ; and we have not any sovereign to whom we can complain, or who wishes to hear us and do us justice.
Página 400 - James' night, certain men in the loft next under the bells, ringing of a peal, a tempest of lightning and thunder did arise, an ugly shapen sight •)• appeared to them, coming in at the south window, and lighted on the north, for fear whereof they all fell down, and lay as dead for the time, letting the bells ring and cease of their own accord ; when the ringers came to themselves, they found certain stones of the north window to be...
Página 388 - Yorke, and now of Colchestre, greteth welle Johan Nameles, and Johan the Mullere, and Johan Cartere, and biddeth hem that thei ware of gyle in borugh, and stondeth togiddir in Goddis name, and biddeth Peres...
Página 400 - ... sight appeared to them, coming in at the south window, and lighted on the north, for fear whereof they all fell down, and lay as dead for the time, letting the bells ring and cease of their own accord; when the ringers came to themselves, they found certain stones of the north window to be razed and...
Página 386 - Certainly, madam," replied the king, "I am well assured of that; but now rejoice and thank God, for it behoves us to praise him, as I have this day regained my inheritance, and the kingdom of England, which I had lost.

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