The Lollards: A Tale, Founded on the Persecutions which Marked the Early Part of the Fifteenth Century, Volume 1

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822

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Page 18 - gainst the violent ear. No place, no day, no hour, we see, is free, Not our religious and most sacred times, From some one kind of cruelty : all matter, Nay, all occasion pleaseth.
Page 34 - And from her arched brows such a grace Sheds itself through the face, As alone there triumphs to the life All the gain, all the good of the elements
Page 106 - One is the multitude of chimneys lately erected, whereas in their young days there were not above two or three, if so many, in most uplandish towns of the realm (the religious houses and manor places of their lords always excepted, and peradventure some great personages), but each one made his fire against a reredos in the hall, where he dined and dressed his meat.
Page 277 - And pause a while from learning, to be wise ; There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, Toil, envy, want, the patron, and the jail. See nations, slowly wise, and meanly just, To buried merit raise the tardy bust. If dreams yet flatter, once again attend, Hear Lydiat's life, and Galileo's end.
Page 297 - We will, also, that you suffer to pass, rest, tarry, and to sojourn at liberty, without doing onto him any manner of impeachment, or vexation, or trouble ; and that if need shall so require, you do provide a faithful company to conduct him withal, for the honour and reverence which you owe unto our imperial majesty. Given at Spire the eighteenth of October, in the year of our Lord God, 1414.
Page 296 - ... him pleasure in all things, as touching the forwardness, ease, and assurance of his journey, as well by land as by water. " Moreover, we will, that he and all his company, with his carriage and necessaries, shall pass throughout all places, passages, ports, bridges, lands, governances, lordships, liberties, cities, towns...
Page 126 - Kyffins and Trevors. They had their alliance, partisans, and friends in all the countreys round thereabouts, to whome, as the manner of the time was, they sent such of their followers as committed murther or manslaughter, which were safely kept as very precious Jewells, and they received the like from their friends.
Page 160 - If it so befalle among, That she carol upon a song, Whan I it hear I am so fedd, That I am fro...
Page 66 - Oh, my Claudius, Observe this rule, one ill must cure another ; As aconitum, a strong poison, brings A present cure against all serpents
Page 126 - ... looke to his cattle, in a place in that parish called Gogo yr Llechwin, being now a tenement of mine, and there murthered him ; and two of them fled to Chirkeland in Denbighshire, to some of the Trevors, who were friends or a-kinne to Howel ab Rice or his wife.

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