The Martial Annals of the City of York

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C. J. Clark, 1893 - 287 páginas
 

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Página 178 - Sir, God hath taken away your eldest son by a cannonshot. It brake his leg. We were necessitated to have it cut off, whereof he died.
Página 77 - Crosse he bore, The deare remembrance of his dying Lord, For whose sweete sake that glorious badge he wore, And dead, as living, ever him ador'd : Upon his shield the like was also scor'd, For soveraine hope which in his helpe he had.
Página 75 - To chase these pagans in those holy fields Over whose acres walked those blessed feet Which fourteen hundred years ago were nailed For our advantage on the bitter cross...
Página 66 - THE bark that held a prince went down. The sweeping waves roll'd on ; And what was England's glorious crown To him that wept a son? He lived — for life may long be borne Ere sorrow break its chain; Why comes not death to those who mourn? — He never smiled again!
Página 117 - Believe me, nothing except a battle lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won...
Página 178 - This he said to us. Indeed, it was admirable. A little after he said one thing lay upon his spirit. I asked him what that was ? He told me it was that God had not suffered him to be any more the executioner of his enemies. At his fall, his horse being killed with the bullet, and, as I am informed, three horses more, I am told he bid them open to the right and left that he might see the rogues run.
Página 178 - It brake his leg. We were necessitated to have it cut off, whereof he died. Sir, you know my own trials this way: but the Lord supported me with this, That the Lord took him into the happiness we all pant for and live for. There is your precious child full of glory, never to know sin or sorrow any more. He was a gallant young man, exceedingly gracious. God give you His comfort. Before his death he was so full of comfort that to Frank Russel and myself he could not express it, "It was so great above...
Página 82 - With the Norman Conquest began a new period with the defences of York. When these were executed, whether they were commenced by the Conqueror or by his immediate successors, is uncertain, and a problem only to be solved, if at all, by a careful study of what remains of the mediaeval masonry. These works, which display fragments of almost every age from the end .of the eleventh or the commencement of the twelfth century down to the present day, have as yet been found to exhibit no masonry which can...
Página 178 - This he said to us. Indeed it was admirable. A little after, he said, One thing lay upon his spirit. I asked him, What that was ? He told me it was, That God had not suffered him to be any more the executioner of His enemies.

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