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Page 179 - Profundis, after the Salisbury use, and pray especially for his soul, and for the souls of his father and mother, and for all Christian souls.
Page 348 - ... fine house in it, was yet ambitious to entertain the king (Edward VI.) For that purpose he new painted his gates, with a coat of arms and this motto over them, in large golden letters, OIA VANITAS. Sir Anthony offering to read it, desired to know of the gentleman what he meant by OIA, who told him it stood for omnia.
Page 165 - ... and if any one presume to attempt this, let him know that he will incur the indignation of Almighty God, and of his blessed apostles Peter and Paul. Given at Rome in Saint Peter's on the twenty-fourth of February in the second year of our pontificate.
Page 269 - DAY set on Norham's castled steep. And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep. And Cheviot's mountains lone : The battled towers, the donjon keep, The loop-hole grates where captives weep. The flanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone.
Page 24 - Commission, exercised on the 26th day of the month of July, in the year of the Lord, at the ninth hour before noon.
Page 6 - Martyr, in the 86th year of the reign of King Edward the Third from the conquest of England.
Page 187 - One day a visitor to the school of observing some deep-coloured stains upon the oaken floor, inquired the cause. He was told that they were occasioned by the leakage of a butt of Madeira, which the master of the grammar school, who had grown lusty, not having had for some time any...
Page 187 - Left off school at 2 o'clock, having heard the spellers and readers a lesson apiece, to attend the cricket match of the gamesters of Mayfield against those of Lindfield and Chailey.
Page 7 - At one nunnery we find the nuns complaining that their house is £20 in debt " and this principally owing to the costly expenses of the prioress, because she frequently rides abroad and pretends that she does so on the common business of the house although it is not so, with a train of attendants much too large and tarries too long abroad and she feasts sumptuously, both when abroad and at home and she is very choice in her dress, so that the fur ,, trimmings of her mantle are worth...
Page 29 - Houses do rather choose to rove abroad in apostacy, than to conform themselves to the observation of good religion ; so that without such small Houses be utterly suppressed, and the religious persons therein committed to great and honourable Monasteries of religion in this realm where they may be compelled to live religiously, for reformation of their lives, the same else be no redress nor reformation in that behalf.