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Page xl - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Page 26 - And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.
Page 23 - There is one that passeth all the other, and is the most diligent prelate and preacher in all England. And will ye know who it is ? I will tell you. It is the Devil. He is the most diligent preacher of all...
Page 277 - And had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse...
Page 57 - More saw this aged man, he thought it expedient to hear him say his mind in this matter ; for, being so old a man, it was likely that he knew most of any man in that presence and company. So Master More called this old aged man unto him, and said :
Page 131 - 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.
Page xxvi - I never thought myself worthy, nor did I ever sue to be a preacher before your grace, but I was called to it, and would be willing (if you mislike me) to give place to my betters ; for I grant there be a great many more worthy of the room than I am.
Page 117 - I will set a king over me, like as all the nations that are about me ; thou shalt in any wise set him king over thee, whom the Lord thy God shall choose : one from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee : thou mayest not set a stranger over thee, which is not thy brother.
Page 75 - He that took the silver basin and ewer for a bribe, thinketh that it will never come out. But he may now know that I know it, and I know it not alone ; there be more beside me that know it. Oh, briber and bribery ! He was never a good man that will so take bribes. Nor can I believe that he that is a briber will be a good justice. It will never be merry in England till we have the skins of such.