History of England: From the earliest times to the death of Henry VII. By F. York Powell, M.A. 1906

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1906
 

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Página 368 - ROAMING in thought over the Universe, I saw the little that is Good steadily hastening towards immortality, And the vast all that is call'd Evil I saw hastening to merge itself and become lost and dead.
Página 307 - Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till, by broad spreading, it disperse to nought.
Página 213 - Crown, shall be void and of no avail or force whatever ; but the matters which are to be established for the estate of our lord the King and of his heirs, and for the estate of the realm and of the people, shall be treated, accorded, and established in Parliaments, by our lord the King, and by the assent of the prelates, earls, and barons, and the commonalty of the realm ; according as it hath been heretofore accustomed.
Página 83 - However a man tilled, the earth bare no corn ; for the land was all fordone by such deeds : and they said openly that Christ and his saints slept Such and more than we can say, we endured nineteen winters for our sins.
Página 284 - Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, and Earl of Chester, and the king promised that the power of the Estates should not again be given to a small Board.
Página 82 - ... every powerful man made his castles, and held them against him ; and they filled the land full of castles. They cruelly oppressed the wretched men of the land with castle-works. When the castles were made, they filled them with devils and evil men.
Página 320 - And my lord of Winchester (bishop), and my lord of St. John of Jerusalem, were with him the morrow after Twelfth day, and he did speak to them as well as ever he did, and when they came out they wept for joy. And he saith he is in charity with all the world, and so he would all the lords were.
Página 353 - Castile rode upon a sorrelled hobby, which the king gave unto him ; his apparel was all black, a gown of black velvet, a black hood, a black hat, and his horse-harness of black velvet.
Página 271 - Of wood-craft well could he all the usage. Upon his arm he bare a gay bracer, And by his side a sword and a...
Página 368 - Behold his dejection, poverty, death. (Curious in time I stand, noting the efforts of heroes, Is the deferment long ? bitter the slander, poverty, death ? Lies the seed unreck'd for centuries in the ground ? lo, to God's due occasion, Uprising in the night, it sprouts, blooms, And fills the earth with use and beauty...

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