The life and death of lady Jane Grey

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J. Chilcott, 1835 - 16 páginas
 

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Página 2 - O Almighty God, who hast knit together thine elect in one communion and fellowship, in the mystical body of thy Son Christ our Lord; Grant us grace so to follow thy blessed Saints in all virtuous and godly living, that we may come to those unspeakable joys, which thou hast prepared for them that unfeignedly love thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Página 9 - Being, who is infinitely more than an adequate object of all those affections : whom we are commanded to love with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our mind.
Página 12 - Defy the world, deny the devil, and despise the flesh, and delight yourself only in the Lord. Be penitent for your sins, and yet despair not: be strong in faith, and yet presume not; and desire, with St. Paul, to be dissolved and to be with Christ, with whom even in death there is life. Be like the good servant, and even at midnight be waking, lest, when death cometh and stealeth upon you...
Página 9 - Jane. — True it is; for how can I love him whom I trust not ? or how can I trust him whom I love not? Faith and love go together; and yet, love is comprehended in faith.
Página 4 - I wist all their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato. Alas ! good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.
Página 10 - that we shall never meet, except God turn your heart ; for I am assured unless you repent, and turn to God, you are in an evil case. And I pray God, in the bowels of his mercy, to send you his Holy Spirit, for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart.
Página 11 - I have here sent you, good sister Catherine, a book, which although it be not outwardly trimmed with gold, yet inwardly it is more worth than precious stones. It is the book, dear sister, of the law of the Lord. It is his testament and last will, which he bequeathed unto us wretches, which shall lead you to the path of eternal joy ; and, if you with a good mind read it, and with an earnest mind...
Página 11 - ... knowing, that as thou canst, so thou wilt deliver me, when it shall please thee, nothing doubting or mistrusting thy goodness towards me, for thou knowest better what is good for me than I do, therefore do with me in all things what thou wilt, and plague me what way thou wilt.
Página 7 - That the laws of the kingdom and " natural right standing for the king's sisters, she " would beware of burdening her weak conscience " with a yoke which did belong to them ; that she " understood the infamy of those who had permitted " the violation of right to gain a sceptre ; that it " were to mock God and deride justice, to scruple at " the stealing of a shilling, and not at the usurpation
Página 13 - ... do well to remit this interview to the other world ; that there, indeed, friendships were happy, and unions indissoluble, and that theirs would be eternal, if their souls carried nothing with them of terrestrial, which might hinder them from rejoicing.

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