Lays and ballads from English history etc., by S.M.


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Página 167 - THE Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee.
Página 189 - Holden. 2s. HOLY BAPTISM. The Offices of Baptism, according to the Use of the English Church ; with Select Passages, Meditations, and Prayers. Cloth, 2s. 6d. HOLY EUCHARIST, Celebration of the. Reprinted from the "Ecclesiastic." 6d. THE HOLY EUCHARIST the enjoined Worship of Gon in. "Spirit and in Truth," and the "Pure Offering
Página 195 - SACRED MUSIC; Selected from the Compositions of TYE, TALLIS, GIBBONS, RAVENSCROFT, &c., and adapted to portions of the different Versions of the Book of Psalms ; with a Preface on the Music of the English Church. This volume contains several short but excellent compositions by old Masters, hitherto little known, suited for Schools and Churches, many of which may be used as ANTHEMS. 4to. cloth. 12s.
Página 58 - These chains have not dishonoured me !" There was crushing scorn in each simple word, Mightier than battle-axe or sword. Not long did the heart of the false king thrill To the touch of passing shame, For it was hard, and mean, and chill ; As breezes sweep o'er a frozen rill, Leaving it cold and unbroken still, That feeling went and came ; And now to the knight he made reply, Pleading his cause right craftily ; Skilled was his tongue in specious use Of promise fair and of feigned excuse, Blended...
Página 195 - This Work contains — 1. The Eight Gregorian Tones, with their several endings ; 2. A variety of the same Tones harmonised for four voices, but so as to preserve unaltered the original melodies ; 3. Miscellaneous Chants ; 4. The Versicles and Responses from Tallis
Página 12 - Forest ! green New Forest ! Home of the bird and breeze, With all thy soft and sweeping glades, And long dim aisles of trees ; Like some ancestral palace, Thou standest proud and fair ; Yet is each tree a monument To Death and lone Despair...
Página 17 - He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted; Neither turneth he back from the sword. The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield. He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: Neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet. He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha; And he smelleth the battle afar off, the thunder of the captains, and the shouting.
Página 203 - This Work contains a large and varied collection of Treatises, Tracts, Sermons, &c. by the older Divines ; translations from the Fathers ; Biography. Church History; interspersed with Poetry, Anecdotes, and short Theological extracts. The whole is illustrated by original Notes, Prefaces, and Biographical Notices, and forms a comprehensive Library of' doctrinal and practical Theology, suited for the perusal of the Layman or the Divine. It contains — Lord Bacon's Confession of Faith. — | Fuller's...
Página 204 - THE FORM OF PRAYER AND CEREMONIES USED AT THE CONSECRATION OF CHURCHES, CHAPELS, AND CHURCHYARDS, As used by the Lord Bishop of London, and in other Dioceses. Price Id., or 7s. per 100. Clergymen may be supplied for distribution at Consecrations at a reduction.
Página 82 - I'LL tell you a tale of a knight, my boy, The bravest that ever was known ; A lion he was in the fight, my boy, A lamb when the battle was done. Oh, he need not be named ; for who has not heard Of the glorious son of King Edward the Third...

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