My mynde to me a kingdome is Such preasent joyes therein I fynde That it excells all other blisse That earth afforde or growes by kynde Though muche I wante which moste would have Yet still my mynde forbiddes to crave.
Til that the brighte sonne loste his hewe; For th'orisonte hath reft the sonne his lyght; This is as muche to seye as it was nyght!Geoffrey Chaucer
At last, after muche reasoning, when no reason woulde serue, although he deserued no death, he was…brought forth to the place of execution, was there tied to þe stake, and then strangled first by the hangman, and afterward with fire consumed in the morning at the towne of Filford, an. 1536. crieng thus at the stake with a feruente zeale, and a loud voyce: Lord open the King of Englands eyes.john foxe
That muche is my bowe bent to shoote at these marks,And kyll feare, when the sky falth we shall haue larks.john heywood
That muche is my bowe bent to shoote at these marks, And kyll feare, when the sky falth we shall haue larks.