Free Book Online
Westminster Abbey (1854)


Westminster Abbey (1854)

3.2 (1458)

Log in to rate this item

    Available in PDF Format | Westminster Abbey (1854).pdf | Unknown
    Emma Robinson
Excerpt from book: ! leave ye the care of this our common father in spirituality as the only valuable legacy I have to make—for I am come to bid ye all farewell. I am summoned to London—to the presence of the Cardinal!" A dead silence of surprise and fear followed this announcement, though it was made with little apparent sign of emotion, and the brethren gazed at one another in mute dismay for some moments. Cranmer was the first who spoke. " The raven lied not!" he exclaimed. " Said I not that some heavy evil hung over us ? And the heaviest that can befal is come. But thou shalt not go alone to destruction, my son! I will with thee, and share thy doom, whatever it be." " Nay, sir, I must go, and go alone," replied Roodspere. " So runs the order which I must obey: nor would I for a kingdom's ransom that any of you should share a risk I can meet alone. But I deem not I am summoned to encounter danger, though wherefore else I cannot well divine. Certain only it is, I am commanded to render myself to the Lord Legate's presence within three days of notice given, whereof a day and a night have elapsed." " For what but evil can any of us be summoned to Wolsey's presence, son ?" saidCramner. "God pardon thee, Bilney: but much I fear thy terrors have betrayed us also, thy fellow labourers in the vineyard, to the murtherous usurpers thereof." " God pardon thee thine uncharity, Thomas : but of this betrayal, by Him I have alone betrayed, I am innocent!" exclaimed Bilney, whose attention had been gradually awakened from a kind of stupor into which he sunk after his paroxysm of mental anguish. " Most wholly do I believe in thine innocence, dear father," said Roodspere, tenderly. " Neither was my summons brought me by a stern apparitor, but comes in a civilly-worded letter from the Cardinal's n...  
2.4 (11223)
  • Pdf

*An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Formats for this Ebook

Required Software Any PDF Reader, Apple Preview
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch.
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Pages
Printable? Yes

Book details

  • PDF | 150 pages
  • Emma Robinson
  • General Books LLC
  • Unknown
  • 4
  • Other
Read online or download a free book: Westminster Abbey (1854)

Review Text

The message text:

Other Ebook