Certaine considerations upon the government of England, ed. by J.M. Kemble

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byRoger Twysden

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849. Excerpt: ... missive, and affectionate wives, active managers, and honest matrons: their familiar letters, of which we have a few, are distinguished, as As these are most characteristic and beautiful, I have not scrupled to print one of them here, though in a note, that it may not interfere with the text. It is taken from a little manuscript handbook of passages selected from the Gospels, and prayers, once the property of Isabella, Sir R. T.'s wife, as appears from the following note on the title-page, in that lady's hand: "This was my Lady Anne Twysden booke, the plases of scriptvre all of hir owne election and plasing, which she had all by hart. Hir whole delight was on the Lord Jesus, and the waye to him, with whom she now is, and injoyes what all hir life she so mvch desired and longed for. The three first prayers hirselfe made; that which is to be sed in sicknes was, in hirs, often on hir command red to hir, and some verses which she had set together for that same pvrpus, which she likewise many times repeated. Extrem desirus she was to leve this vaine world, for so she held and calde it, and to be with hir Savior, intreating all to beleve and love him, and onanother for his sake. A more nobell, virtivs, religivs lady this earth bears not. The 14. of October, 1638, she left vs and this life to be a most blessed saint in heaven. As dearly as hir owne she loved me, and my love was more to hir than I can expres. This book she gave me; for whose deare sake I will never part from it, that am hir most humble davghter, "O thou Eternal 1 Word, by whome in the beginning all things were made, that wert God and with God, at and before all beginninge and eternally soe, hast yet been pleased to tako on thee the forme of a servant to saue vs otherwise lost creatures, borne sl...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849. Excerpt: ... missive, and affectionate wives, active managers, and honest matrons: their familiar letters, of which we have a few, are dist...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217695728

ISBN - 13:9780217695725

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