The Holy State, And The Profane State; By Thomas Fuller

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byThomas Fuller

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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. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...and that tower is easily under mined whose foundation is hollow. His own folly, with. "Wol soy's malice, overthrew him. Vain-glory ever lieth at an opei guard, and giveth much advantage of play to her enemies. Th duke is condemned of high treason, though rather cor-rival wit! the king for his clothes than his crown, being excessively brav in apparel. ' Pareniem habuil virum probum at lanium--Polydorus Vihoilius, p. 633. The axe that kills Buckingham, frights all others, who tun contesting into complying with our archbishop,--now cardinal legate a latere, and Lord-Chancellor. All the Judges stood at the bar of his devotion. His displeasure was more feared than the king's, whose anger, though violent, was placable; the cardinal's, of less fury, but more malice. Yet, in matters of judicature, he behaved himself commerrdably: I hear no widows' sighs, nor see orphans' tears, in our chronicles, caused by him. Sure, in such cases, wherein his private ends made him. not a party, he was an excellent justiciary, as being too proud to be bribed, and too strong to be overborne. Next, he aspires to the triple crown; he only wants " Holiness," and must be Pope. Yet was it a great labour for a Tramontane to climb over the Alps to St. Peter's chair; a long leap from York to Rome; and, therefore, he needed to take a good rise. Besides, he used Charles V., emperor, for his staff; gold he gave to the Romish cardinals, and they gave him golden promises; so that, at last, Wolsey perceived, both the emperor and the court of Rome delayed and deluded him. He is no fox whose den hath but one hole. Wolsey, finding this way stopped, goes another way to work, and falls off to the French king, hoping, by his help, to obtain his desires. However, if he help not...

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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. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...and that tower is easily under mined whose foundation is hollow. His own folly, with. "Wol soy's malice, overth...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:154 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217350305

ISBN - 13:9780217350303

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