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PERCY ANECDOTES.

6
ORIGINAL AND SELECT.

By
Sholto and Kenben Percy.
Brothers of the Benedictine Monastery,

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THE

Percy Anecdotes.

ANECDOTES OF WOMAN.

- Thou shalt stand A deity, sweet Woman! and be worshipped."

FORD:

THE MORE FAMILY. Ar no period of our ancient history does there appear to have been greater attention paid to the culture of the female mind, than during the age of Elizabeth, and at no time has there existed a greater number of amiable and respectable women. The first place among the female worthies of this period, has, by universal consent, been assigned to the daughters of the celebrated Sir Thomas Mort. The family circle, of which they formed the delight and ornament, has never perhaps been rivalled as an example of domestic harmony and love, Erasmus, in a letter to a friend, has thus enthusiastically described it. “More,” says he,“ has built near London, on the banks of the Thames (Chelsea), a commodious house, wbere he converses affably with his family, consisting of his wife, his son, and daughter-in-law, his three daughters, and their husbauds, with eleven

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