The Book of the Court

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London : H.G. Bohn, 1844 - 487 pages

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Page 412 - For thither the tribes go up, even the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unto the name of the Lord." Ver. 5. " For there are set thrones of judgment, even the thrones of the house of David." Ver. 6. " O pray for the peace of Jerusalem : they
Page 421 - Not all the water in the rough rude sea Can wash the balm from an ANOINTED king," Richard II. is made to say, by Shakspeare, on the invasion of Bolingbroke. Sir Walter Scott, in his notes to Marmion, speaks of a singular ancient consecration of the kings
Page 434 - Our gracious Queen, thus saith the Lord of old to his peculiar people, by the hand of his servant Moses: When thy king sitteth upon the throne of the kingdom, he shall write him a copy of this law in a book, and it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the
Page 443 - Let us give thanks unto our Lord God." Answer. " It is meet and right to do so." Archbishop. " It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty that we should, at all times and in all places, give thanks unto thee, O Lord, holy Father, almighty and everlasting God, by whom kings reign, and princes rule and decree justice; who
Page 434 - of his life, that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, and so keep all the words of this law to do them, and that he turn not aside to the right hand or to the left, to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his children; and accordingly
Page 421 - free and princely spirit, the spirit of wisdom and government; the spirit of counsel and ghostly strength; the spirit of knowledge and true godliness, and fill her, O Lord, with the spirit of thy only fear, now and for ever. Amen. The prayer being ended, the choir sings
Page 418 - realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain to them, or any of them ? Queen All this I promise to do. Then the Queen arising out of her chair, supported as before,
Page 460 - and Princesses, to whom duties are not assigned in the solemnity, will immediately pass to the places prepared for them respectively. Her Majesty, having been robed, will then advance up the nave into the choir; the Choristers in the orchestra singing the anthem, " I was glad when they said unto me, we will go into the house of the Lord,
Page 150 - they be made good cheap in this kingdom; for whosoever studieth the laws of the realm, who studieth in the universities, who professeth the liberal sciences, and (to be short) who can live idly, and without manual labour, and will bear the port, charge, and countenance of a Gentleman, he shall be called Master, and taken for a Gentleman.
Page 439 - of each class beginning, and the rest saying after him, " I, N. Duke or Earl, &c. of N., do become your liege man of life and limb, and of earthly worship; and faith and truth I will bear unto you, to live and die against all manner of folks. So help me God!

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