The Cambrian Plutarch: Comprising Memoirs of Some of the Most Eminent Welshmen, from the Earliest Times to the Present, Including the Substance of All Previous Researches Into the Literary and Personal History of Aneurin, Taliesin, Llywarch Hen, Asser Menevensis, Giraldus Cambrensis, David Ab Gwilym, Humphrey Llwyd, Dr. John David Rys, Bishop Morgan, and Other Early Welsh Poets and Historians
W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1834 - 385 strani
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Stran 64 - a mirror and pattern to all, instructing both by word and example, excellent in his preaching, but still more so in his works. He was a doctrine to all, a guide to the religious, a life to the poor, a support to orphans, a protection to widows, a father to the fatherless, a rule to monks, and a model to teachers ; becoming all to all, that so he might gain all to God.
Stran 223 - ... faithfully to observe the same by a necessary relation my obedience hath to your Majesty's commands, to which I deem it not unseasonable to annex this voluntary protestation : that, whoever, ill-affected to the state, shall dare to land in those parts of Wales, where I have any employments under your Majesty, must resolve with himself to make his entrance and irruption over my belly.
Stran 241 - ... to borrow the words of a modern writerf. Humphrey Llwyd had four children, two sons and two daughters. One of the former, named Henry, settled at Cheam in Surrey, and his great grandson, the Rev. Robert Lloyd, who was rector of St. Paul's, Covent Garden, made un unsuccessful effort to claim the Barony of Lumley, * It does not appear to what works he here alludes. It is to be presumed, however, that they were some additional treatises connected with his native country, which he probably did not...
Stran 149 - Hibernian, vol. iv. cap. vp 548, where are the " constitutions and canons ecclesiastical treated upon by the archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the rest of the bishops and clergy, in their several synods.
Stran 163 - Appendix." 221 of his effusions, however, on her death are now extant, though it is probable that, in the pensive tranquillity of his declining age, he must have devoted some tributary strains to this mournful subject. A transient allusion is all that remains. It occurs in the " Bard's last song", and has been thus happily rendered into English : — Ivor is gone, my friend most dear ; And Nest*, sweet soother of my care...
Stran 119 - Cadwalader,1 who were buried in a double vault before the high altar, although Owen, on account of his public incest with his cousin-german, had died excommunicated by the blessed martyr St. Thomas, the bishop of that see having been enjoined to seize a proper opportunity of removing his body from the church.
Stran 173 - I have not been able to meet with a copy of this work; and it does not appear, that the author of the " Memoirs" was more fortunate, or that he was even aware of its existence.
Stran 41 - Cynddylan was at an end, as is evident from the following passage, which also bears testimony to the infirmity under which he then laboured. Before I went on crutches, I was bold, I was admitted into the congress-house Of Powys, the Paradise of the Cymry.
Stran 20 - As his buckler, beaming wide, Decks the courser's slender side, With his steel of spotless mould, Ermined vest and spurs of gold. Think not, youth, that e'er from me Hate or spleen shall flow to thee : Nobler meed thy virtues claim, Eulogy and tuneful fame. Ah ! much sooner comes thy bier Than thy nuptial feast, I fear ; Ere thou makes the foeman bleed, Ravens on thy corse shall feed.