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  • Regarding the law of nature, Hooker reiterated Thomas' emphasis on the role of reason: "those lawes are investigable by reason without the helpe of revelation supernaturall and divine ... meaning thereby the law which humaine nature knoweth itselfe in reason ... comprehendeth all those thinges which men by the light of their naturall understanding evidently know".

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  • Regarding the law of nature, Hooker reiterated Thomas' emphasis on the role of reason: "those lawes are investigable by reason without the helpe of revelation supernaturall and divine ... meaning thereby the law which humaine nature knoweth itselfe in reason ... comprehendeth all those thinges which men by the light of their naturall understanding evidently know".

    Iris Robinson, theological ignorance and the law of God

  • This Castle is very strong, in compasse a large mile and a halfe, which being victualed, (as it is neuer vnfurnished) and manned with men of trust, it may defende itselfe against any

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • "Albeit the whole Treatise itselfe be not large, nor conteyneth above 8 or 9 sheetes of written paper."

    Notes and Queries, Number 39, July 27, 1850

  • He gaue to the moonkes called Monachi de charitate in S.uthwarke, the great new church of S. S.uiour of Bermondsay, and also Bermondseie itselfe.

    Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (2 of 12) William Rufus

  • "We ourselves during the time we were there used to suck it after their manner, as also since our returne, and have found many rare and wonderful experiments of the virtues thereof; of which the relation would require a volume of itselfe; the use of it by so manie of late, men and women, of great calling as else, and some learned phisitions also is sufficient witnes."

    Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce

  • "Thus the queene's highnesse passed through the citie, which, without anie foreigne person, of itself beautified itselfe, and received her grace at all places, as hath been before mentioned, with most tender obedience and love, due to so gratious a queene and sovereigne a ladie."

    Coronation Anecdotes

  • "And now at this very instant having written hitherto, cometh to my handes the Catholicke Treatise itselfe of _Equivocation_ before meneyoned," &c ....

    Notes and Queries, Number 39, July 27, 1850

  • _Customes of Kent_, (_Perambulation_, 4to. 1596, page 538,) thus notices it: -- "The custom of Grauelkynde is generall, and spreadeth itselfe throughout the whole shyre, into all landes subiect by auncient tenure vnto the same, such places onely excepted, where it is altered by acte of parleament."

    Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters

  • And of that nature is patience, that it will neither be altered itselfe, nor suffer any other wherein it beareth rule to fall into a furie.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

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