One Generation of a Norfolk House - A Contribution to Elizabethan History Augustus Jessopp

ISBN: 9781446014653

Published: June 4th 2010

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350 pages


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One Generation of a Norfolk House - A Contribution to Elizabethan History  by  Augustus Jessopp

One Generation of a Norfolk House - A Contribution to Elizabethan History by Augustus Jessopp
June 4th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 350 pages | ISBN: 9781446014653 | 8.28 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...shafts of the enemyMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...shafts of the enemy seemed to be spent before they reached me, for though annoying, they did me no real hurt, nor did they seem to touch my soul, or move it in the least.

I said, therefore, to him, I pray you to say no more on that point, for I am not minded to lose my soul for the sake of my body, and you pain me by what you say. Yet I could not prevail with him to be silent. The others also who stood by said: He will be a cripple all his life, if he lives through it, but he will have to be tortured daily till he confesses. But I kept praying in a low voice, and continually uttered the holy names of Jesus and Mary. I had hung in this way till after one of the clock, as I think, when I fainted.

How long I was in the faint I know not- perhaps not long- for the men who stood by lifted me up, or replaced those wicker steps under my feet, until I came to myself- and immediately they heard me praying, they let me down again. This they did over and over again when the faint came on, eight or nine times before five of the clock. Somewhat before five came Wade again, and drawing near said, Will you yet obey the oommands of the Queen and the Council?

No, said I, what you ask is unlawful, therefore I will never do it At least, then, said Wade, say that you would like to speak to Secretary Cecil. I have nothing to say to him, I replied, more than I have said already- and if I were to ask to speak to him, scandal would be caused, for people would imagine that I was yielding at length, and wished to give information. Upon this Wade suddenly turned his back in a rage, and departed, saying in a loud and angry tone, Hang there, then, till you rot 1 So he went away, and I think all the...



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