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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 403

grief knows not how to, indeed cannot, be buried in the recesses of the breast ! I bid your fatherly goodness farewell." The Rescript of pope Celestinus, to Philip, lishop of Reauvais. " Celestinus, the bishop, servant of the servants of God, to his dearly beloved brother, Philip, bishop of Beauvais, health, and a speedy return from his course of error. That it has turned out unfortunately for you, is not to be wondered at. Por ' He deserves the hatred of aB men, who shows himseb? to be the common enemy of aB.' For, throwing aside the peaceful bishop, you have assumed the warlike knight,—in your rashness perverting the order and course of things, you have borne the shield in place of the chasuble, the sword in place of the stole, the hauberk for the alb, the helmet for the mitre, and the banner for the pastoral staff ; not wishing, as you aBege, to repel violence but valour, by violence ; not fighting for your "country, but against your country. For, as to your Gaul, we may now publicly declare, ' Woe to thee, Ο land, when thy king is a child I'60 For he, having corporeaBy made oath to the king of the English, was bound to observe the same, as faithfuBy maintaining the integrity of his cities and of his territories, at least untB his return from his pBgrimage. Whereas, shamefuBy contravening his plighted faith and his oath, coming to the cities of the aforesaid king, he has violently seized them, and, with hostile hand, has cruelly laid waste his territories. Returning at length from the scene of his labours, that king has manfuBy met your king, placing Ins trust not La multitudes, but in the Lord ; for not by the amount of men or of might, but by the virtue of the cause is the battle gained. In behalf of the king of England, humBity has hitherto been fighting against pride, justice and equity against injustice, moderation and modesty against arrogance and intemperance. For, defended by numerous virtues and not by men, do persons gain the victory. The laws and ordinances permit an injury, when done by arms, to be repeBed by the remedy of arms ; consequently, at last, late though it be, the king of England has manifested himself and his anger ; inasmuch as it is hardly possible that valour, closed up, can lie concealed, the warmth of anger be extinguished and the small spark of prowess be shut up ; for valour knows not how to lie concealed, and the smothered fire breaks forth mto flame. Added to this, you have shown yourself not only the unbridled '«Bccles. χ. 16.

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