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Page 103 - Jesus saith unto her. Woman, what have I to do with thee ? mine hour is not yet come.
Page 117 - L, fifty; C, one hundred; D, five hundred ; M, one thousand.
Page 105 - Christ : whom having not seen, ye love ; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory: receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.
Page 104 - Verily verily I say unto you ; Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name ; ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
Page 96 - It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God ;' and many other things from the Scripture, in which he admonished us to arouse ourselves from the sleep of the mind. He also recited something in our English language; for he was very learned in our songs; and, putting his thoughts into English verse, he spoke it with compunction.
Page 72 - And grease to smear hem all about : He weeneth to live hem to wear : But, by my soul I dare well swear, His wretched life he shall for-let,
Page 346 - Lenten ys come with love to toune, With blosmen ant with briddes roune, That al this blisse bryngeth : Dayes-eyes in this dales; Notes suete of nyhtegales; 5 Uch foul song singeth.
Page 15 - Having received which answer, Bcdc tells us, he began immediately to sing, in praise of God the Creator, verses of which this is the sense: "Now we ought to praise the Author of the heavenly kingdom, the power of the Creator and his counsel, the deeds of the Father of glory : how he, though the eternal God, became the Author of all marvels ; omnipotent Guardian, who created for the sons of men, first heaven for their roof, and then the earth.