The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy, Volume 2
H. G. Bohn, 1854 - Church history
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Page 52 - But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass: but the end is not by and by.
Page 273 - I made my humble petition in thy presence with my whole heart : O be merciful unto me, according to thy word.
Page 274 - For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers : but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.
Page 475 - For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.
Page 419 - Howbeit, such eye-sight had that most wise prophet, who by commission did proclaim, that All flesh is grass, and the glory thereof as the flower of * Simple, ignorant.
Page 475 - But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her, for her hair is given her for a covering.
Page 24 - On many occasions, in the course of the present history, I have been free to extol William according to his merits, but I dare not commend him for an act which levelled both the bad and the good together in one common ruin, by the infliction of a consuming famine. For when I see that innocent children, youths in the prime of their age, and...
Page 275 - BLESSED is he that considereth the poor and needy : the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble.
Page 352 - Give, and it shall be given unto you ; for with the same measure that ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
Page 417 - on which you stand was the yard belonging to my father's house, which that man for whom you pray, when he was yet only duke of Normandy, took forcible possession of, and in the teeth of all justice, by an exercise of tyrannical power, here founded this abbey. I therefore lay claim to this land, and openly demand its restitution, and in God's name I forbid the body of the spoiler being covered with earth which is my property, and buried in my inheritance.