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British Reformers (Volume 10) (Paperback) Loot Price: R531
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British Reformers (Volume 10) (Paperback): unknownauthor, Bale
British Reformers (Volume 10) (Paperback): unknownauthor, Bale

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: A NEW YEAR'S GIFT. PUBLISHED BY THOMAS BECON. A. D. 1542. A young child is bom for our sake, a Son is given unto us; upon his shoulder shall the kingdom lie, and he shall be called with his own name, the wondrous giver of counsel, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of peace. He shall make no end to increase the kingdom and peace. And he shall sit upon the seat of David, and in his kingdom, to set up the same, to establish it with equity and righteousness from henceforth for evermore. This shall the jealousy of the Lord of hosts bring to pass.?Isaiah ix. God hath not spared his own Son, but hath given him for us all, how shall he not with him give us all things also.?Romans viii. To the right worshipful Master Thomas Royden, Esquire and Justice of the Peace, Thomas Becon wisheth long life, continual health, and prosperous felicity. I Cannot but highly praise the honest fashions, commendable usages, and friendly customs, which our ancestors and elders have used heretofore, unto the good and great example of their posterity, for the maintenance of all humanity and gentleness. Among many others, who will not account the custom of giving New Year's Gifts, to be so commendable and praiseworthy, that he may seem to be utterly estranged from all civility who does not observe it unto the uttermost of his power? For In former times it was usual among all classes of persons to present New Year's Gifts. Several ancient records give a particular account of the presents made to the king and queen, and by them to the nobility, on those occasions, about the period when Becon wrote. what else do we mean by giving mutual gifts in the beginning of a new year, than that we desire that all good, lucky, prosperous, and fortunate things may that year befal...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Bale
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 348
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-91178-8
Barcode: 9780217911788
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-91178-1

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