Excerpt from The Church History of Britain, Vol. 4: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year MDCXLVIII But your discreet parents, though kind, were t cockering unto you, whom they sent very young into the Low Countries, where in some sort you earned what you eat in less hourable than dangerous employment. This hath settled the sinews of your soul, and compacted the joints thereof, which in too many hang loose, as rather tacked than knit together. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.