First (-Fourth) historial reader, Issue 2

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Page 243 - 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 218 - If God spare my life, ere many years I will cause a boy that driveth the plough shall know more of the Scripture than thou doest.
Page 206 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 284 - ... of chaff to rest his head upon, he thought himself to be as well lodged as the lord of the town...
Page 215 - I long that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself as he follows the plough, that the weaver should hum them to the tune of his shuttle, that the traveller should beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey.
Page 271 - Here die I, Richard Grenville," were his last words, "with a joyful and a quiet mind, for that I have ended my life as a good soldier ought to do, who has fought for his country and his queen, for honor and religion.
Page 165 - And one of them named Sheffield, a mercer, came into a house and asked for meat, and especially he asked after eggs; and the good wife answered that she could speak no French, and the merchant was angry, for he also could speak no French, but would have had eggs, and she understood him not. And then at last another said, that he would have " eyren " ; then the goodwife said that she understood him well.
Page 176 - Jockey of Norfolk, be not too bold, For Dickon thy master is bought and sold.
Page 163 - If it please any man, spiritual or temporal," runs his advertisement, " to buy any pyes of two or three commemorations of Salisbury all emprynted after the form of the present letter, which be well and truly correct, let him come to Westminster into the Almonry at the red pale, and he shall have them good chepe.
Page 284 - ... rent lying by him, therewith to purchase a new lease, beside a fair garnish of pewter on his cupboard...

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