Sketches of the Reformation and Elizabethan Age: Taken from the Contemporary Pulpit

W. Pickering, 1844 - 323 Seiten

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Seite 273 - He married my sisters with five pound, or twenty nobles apiece, so that he brought them up in godliness and fear of God. He kept hospitality for his poor neighbours, and some alms he gave to the poor. And all this he did...
Seite 272 - My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep; and my mother milked thirty kine.
Seite 69 - This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
Seite 220 - Your grace's subjects pine away even unto the death, their colour fadeth, their flesh rotteth, their speech is benumbed, their senses are bereft. Wherefore, your poor subjects' most humble petition unto your highness is, that the laws touching such malefactors may be put in due execution.
Seite 21 - Be merciful after thy power. If thou hast much, give plenteously; if thou hast little, do thy diligence gladly to give of that little: for so gatherest thou thyself a good reward in the day of necessity.
Seite 102 - at the Mount of St Mary's, in the stony stage where I now stand, I have brought you some fine biscuits, baked in the oven of charity, carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation.
Seite 297 - Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord; they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
Seite 257 - And if any man hunger, let him eat at home : that ye come not together unto condemnation.
Seite 1 - For unto us was the Gospel preached, as well as unto them : but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.
Seite 21 - If thou hast much, give plenteously : if thou hast little, do thy diligence gladly to give of that little." Be not slow to visit the sick : whatsoever thou takest in hand, remember the end, and thou shalt never do amiss.

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