GAMEOS FROM ENGLISH HISTORY FROM ROLLO TO EDWARDS II.

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Seite 157 - For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government will be upon his shoulder, and his name will be called "Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Seite 368 - Away was sons of ale and bread, Of wine and wax, of game and glee ; Our gold was changed into lead. Christ, born in to virginity, Succour Scotland, and remede That stead is in perplexity." • The perplexity began at once, for the realm of Scotland had never yet descended to the
Seite 436 - of heaven," he cried, " grant me mercy, for the king " of earth hath forsaken me." The cavalcade stopped on an eminence without the town, and the earl knelt down with his face to the east. But he was ordered to turn to the north, that he might look towards his friends ; and while he remained in that posture his head was struck off by an executioner from London t.
Seite 374 - Return to your friends, and tell them that we came here with no peaceful intent, but ready for battle, and determined to avenge our own wrongs and set our country free. Let your masters come and attack us ; we are ready to meet them beard to beard.
Seite 176 - Nicolo who had been left termination, at home with child, gave birth to a son, to whom she gave the name of Marco in memory of the deceased, and this is the Author of our Book. Of the brothers who were born from his father's second marriage, viz., Stephen, John, and Matthew, I do not find that any of them had children, except Matthew. He had five sons and one daughter called Maria ; and she, after the death...
Seite 83 - But when they deliver you up, be not anxious how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that hour what ye shall speak: for it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father that speaketh in you.
Seite 3 - Cameos" are intended as a book for young people just beyond the elementary histories of England, and able to enter in some degree into the real spirit of events, and to be struck with characters and scenes presented in some relief. " Instead of dry details," says the NONCONFORMIST, "we have living pictures, faithful, vivid, and striking.
Seite 47 - Harold ! take it, if such be thy wish ; but the gift will be thy ruin. Against the duke and his baronage, no power of thine can avail thee.
Seite 99 - Wretched," declared the king, " will be the country subjected to his rule, but " he hath received the homages of the barons; and the concession " once made cannot be withdrawn. Of England I will appoint " no one heir; let Him in whose hands are all things provide
Seite 205 - Hath the king in his great threatening said, ' If it please God ' ? " — " No ! " — " Then seeing he putteth his trust only in man, and not in God, I fear not his coming.

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