Walker's Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Parte1

R. Gibson, 1796

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Página 323 - But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping ; and as she wept she stooped down and looked into the sepulchre, and seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
Página 32 - For this purpose there was a great hall appropriated to their use, where they always assembled when they were not upon duty. Along the wall bells were ranged in order, one to each apartment, with the number of the chamber marked over it ; so that when any one of them was rung, they had only to turn their eyes to the bell, and see what servant was called.
Página 194 - Russell were so enormous as not only to outrage economy, but even to stagger credibility. The Duke of Bedford is the leviathan among all the creatures of the crown. He tumbles about his unwieldy bulk, he plays and frolics in the ocean of the royal bounty. Huge as he is, and whilst 'he lies floating many a rood', he is still a creature.
Página 405 - Norwegians appear to enjoy all the blessings of freedom. Norway may be termed a sister kingdom; but the people have no viceroy to lord it over them, and fatten his dependants with the fruit of their labour. There are only two counts in the whole country who have estates, and exact some feudal observances from their tenantry. All the rest of the country is divided into small farms, which belong to the cultivator.
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Página 335 - slower — very well — what a plague is this foot about, and this little head ? No wonder you are out, Mr Bijou, when you forget your time. That's a jewel — bravo ! bravo! my little man!
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