The History and Antiquities of the Collegiate Church of St. Saviour (St. Marie Overie), Southwark

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Ash & Company, Limited, 1898 - Cathedrals - 78 pages

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Page 12 - Guid faith he mauna fa' that. For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities, and a' that ; The pith o' sense, and pride o' worth, Are higher rank than a that. Then let us pray that come it may, As come it will for a' that ; That sense and worth, o'er a' the earth, May bear the gree, and a' that. For a
Page 33 - Or like the sun, or like the shade, Or like the gourd which Jonas had; Even such is man, whose thread is spun, Drawn out, and cut, and so is done. The rose withers, the blossom blasteth, The flower fades, the morning hasteth, The sun sets, the shadow flies, The gourd consumes, and man — he dies!
Page 54 - The fairest, or the freshest younge flower That ever I saw, methought, before that hour; For which sudden abate anon astert8 The blood of all my body to my heart.
Page 62 - Man is his own star; and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate; Nothing to him falls early or too late. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
Page 35 - Crosse he bore, The deare remembrance of his dying Lord, For whose sweete sake that glorious badge he wore, And dead, as living, ever him ador'd : Upon his shield the like was also scor'd, For soveraine hope which in his helpe he had.
Page 35 - And on his breast a bloody cross he bore, The dear remembrance of his dying Lord, For whose sweet sake that glorious badge he wore, And dead, as living, ever him ador'd : Upon his shield the like was also scor'd, For sovereign hope, which in his help he had.
Page 37 - The wounds death's arrows make, for thou hast these. In thy king's court good place to thee is given, Whence thou shalt go to the King's court in heaven.
Page 57 - What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?
Page 26 - The world wanted learning to know how learned this man was ; so skilled in all (especially Oriental) languages, that some conceive he might, if then living, almost have served as an interpreter general at the confusion of tongues.
Page 26 - Who will not say that the uncommon beauty and marvellous English of the Protestant Bible is not one of the great strongholds of heresy in this country ? It lives on the ear, like a music that can never be forgotten, like the sound of church bells, which the convert hardly knows how he can forego.

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