Christian Schools and Scholars: Or, Sketches of Education from the Christian Era to the Council of Trent, Volume 2

Longmans, Green, 1867

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Page 161 - Than robes riche, or fidel, or sautrie. But all be that he was a philosophre, Yet hadde he but litel gold in cofre, But all that he might of his frendes hente...
Page 299 - For herein may be seen noble chivalry, courtesy, humanity, friendliness, hardiness, love, friendship, cowardice, murder, hate, virtue, and sin. Do after the good and leave the evil, and it shall bring you to good fame and renown.
Page 413 - From Paul's I went, to Eton sent. To learn straightways the Latin phrase, Where fifty-three stripes given to me At once I had. [140 "For fault but small, or none at all, It came to pass thus beat I was; See Udall, see the mercy of thee To me, poor lad.
Page 251 - More,2 writing about 1 530, affirms that " the whole Bible was, long before Wycliffe's days, by virtuous and well-learned men, translated into the English tongue ; and by good and godly people, with devotion and soberness, well and reverently read For as for old translations, before Wycliffe's time, they remain lawful and be in some folks
Page 118 - God's word in a common chapel ; and from six until ten of the clock, use ever either private study or common lectures. At ten of the clock they go to dinner, whereas they be content with a penny piece of beef amongst four, having a few pottage made of the broth of the same beef, with salt and oatmeal, and nothing else.
Page 228 - So that now, the yere of oure lord a thousand thre hundred foure score and fyve, of the secunde king Rychard after the Conquest nyne, in alle the gramer scoles of Englond children leveth Frensch, and construeth and lerneth an Englisch, and haveth therby avauntage in oon side and desavauntage in another.
Page 69 - ... all that is here set down is the result of our own experience, or has been borrowed from authors, whom we know to have written what their personal experience has confirmed: for in these matters experience alone can give certainty.
Page 118 - ... being without fire, are fain to walk or run up and down half an hour to get a heat on their feet when they go to bed.
Page 70 - He treats as fabulous the commonly received idea, in which Bede had acquiesced, that the region of the earth south of the equator was uninhabitable and considers that, from the equator to the south pole, the earth was not only habitable, but, in all probability, actually inhabited, except directly at the poles, where he imagines the cold to be excessive. If there...
Page 68 - Liber Cosmographicus de Natura Locorum,' is a species of physical geography. I have found in it considerations on the dependence of temperature concurrently on latitude and elevation, and on the effect of different angles of incidence of the sun's rays in heating the ground, 'which have excited my surprise.

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