Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club, Band 7


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Seite 40 - But I am sorry to see you in this case; for, as I understand, you are come hither to die. But, alas! consider that life is sweet, and death is bitter. Therefore, seeing life may be had, desire to live; for life hereafter may do good.
Seite 29 - ... infamous scrutinies taken in abbeys and other religious houses, tending rather to subvert and overthrow all good religion and religious houses, than for any truth contained therein: which being in the custody of divers registers, and we intending to have those writings brought to knowledge, whereby they may be considered and ordered according to our will and pleasure...
Seite 40 - Well, my lord, then I perceive there is no remedy, and, therefore, I will take my leave of you; and I thank God that ever I knew you, for God did appoint you to call me, being a lost child; and by your good instructions...
Seite 43 - God, what terrible pains and cruel torments are prepared for Thy creature ; such, Lord, as without Thy strength none is able to bear or patiently to pass. But all things that are impossible with man are possible with Thee. Therefore strengthen me of Thy goodness, that in the fire I break not the rule of patience, or else assuage the terror of the pains, as shall seem most to Thy glory.
Seite 45 - The third fire was kindled within a while after, which was more extreme than the other two: and then the bladders of gunpowder brake, which did him small good, they were so placed, and the wind had such power. In...
Seite 139 - Why then is not every geological formation and every stratum full of such intermediate links? Geology assuredly does not reveal any such finely graduated organic chain; and this, perhaps, is the most obvious and serious objection which can be urged against the theory.
Seite 42 - After he got up in the morning, he desired that no man should be suffered to come into the chamber, that he might be alone till the hour of execution.
Seite 41 - ... at whose hands I have found so much favour and gentleness by the way hitherward, •as a prisoner could reasonably require (for the which also I most heartily thank them), that I am committed to your custody, as unto them that must see me brought to-morrow to the place of execution. My request therefore to you shall be only, that there may be a quick fire, shortly to make an end, and in the mean time I will be as obedient to you, as yourselves would wish. If you think I do amiss in any thing,...
Seite 41 - For which true and sincere doctrine, because I will not now account it falsehood and heresy, as many other men do, I am sent hither (as I am sure you know) by the Queen's commandment, to die, and am come where I taught it to confirm it with my blood.
Seite 44 - ... high stool, and beheld round about him : and in every corner there was nothing to be seen but weeping and sorrowful people. Then lifting up his eyes and hands unto heaven, he prayed to himself. By and by he that was appointed to make the fire came to him, and did ask him forgiveness.

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