Distinguished Irishmen of the Sixteenth Century: First Series, Volumen1

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Burns and Oates, 1894 - 506 páginas
 

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Página 179 - Then they handed him the Roman coin. He said to them, "Whose image is this and whose inscription?" They replied, "Caesar's." At that he said to them, "Then repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.
Página 196 - Cherbury gives an interesting account of the education of a highly-born youth at the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Página 451 - An Act for [the] Uniformity of Common Prayer and Service in the Church and Administration of the Sacraments...
Página 61 - ... advantage of us. 2. From their infancies, they have been and are exercised in the use of arms. 3. The realm, by reason of long peace, was never so full of youth as at present. 4. That they are better soldiers than heretofore, their continual employment in the wars abroad assures us ; and they do conceive that their men are better than ours.
Página 213 - ... to be found, only to draw the people unto the Church of Rome ; whereas some of our idle ministers, having a way for credit and...
Página 101 - Highncss's honor, and my own credit too much: and whosoever gave the Queen advice thus to write, is fitter to execute such base service than I am. Saving my duty to her Majesty, I would I were to have revenge by my sword of any man that thus persuadeth the Queen to write to me.
Página 336 - Our Captains, and by their example (for it was otherwise painful), the common soldiers did cut down with their swords all the rebels...
Página 194 - The Irish, whom the English call savages, have for their head-dress, a little blue bonnet, raised two fingers breadth in front, and behind covering their head and ears.
Página 449 - If our bishops, and others that have cure of souls, were but half as diligent in their several charges as these men are in the places where they haunt, the people would not receive and nourish them as now they do.

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