Sketches of the Reformation and Elizabethan Age: Taken from the Contemporary Pulpit, Volym 5

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W. Pickering, 1844 - 323 sidor

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Sida 270 - 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.
Sida 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.
Sida 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.
Sida 127 - Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this.
Sida 88 - Sir, this is a busy day with us, we cannot hear you ; it is Robin Hood's day. The parish are gone abroad to gather for Robin Hood : I pray you let them not.
Sida 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.
Sida 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.
Sida 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.
Sida 61 - At ten of the clock they go to dinner, whereas they be content with a penny piece of beef amongst four, having a few pottage made of the broth of the same beef, with salt and oatmeal, and nothing else.
Sida 130 - But to speak of right and true confession, I would to God it were kept in England, for it is a good thing. And those which find themselves grieved in conscience might go to a learned man, and there fetch of him comfort of the word of God...

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