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Hodder and Stoughton, 1880 - 614 páginas
 

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Página 67 - Chaldees' excellency, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation: neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there; neither shall the shepherds make their fold there. But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and Satyrs shall dance there.
Página 73 - So much I feel my genial spirits droop, My hopes all flat, nature within me seems In all her functions weary of herself ; My race of glory run, and race of shame, And I shall shortly be with them that rest.
Página 87 - My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations ; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.
Página 285 - But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto me, so that I may finish my course with joy...
Página 57 - ... unclouded, holds her way Through skies where I could count each little star. The fanning west wind scarcely stirs the leaves ; The river, rushing o'er its pebbled bed, Imposes silence with a stilly sound. In such a place as this, at such an hour, If ancestry can be in aught believed, Descending spirits have conversed with man, And told the secrets of the world unknown.
Página 80 - A soul supreme, in each hard instance tried, Above all pain, all passion, and all pride, The rage of power, the blast of public breath The lust of lucre, and the dread of death.
Página 162 - He was the author of— Five Discourses, containing certain arguments for and against the reception of Christianity by the ancient Jews and Greeks.
Página 299 - Whole Law relative to the duty and office of a Justice of the Peace and Parish Officers" passed through the press in 5 vols.
Página 219 - The sharp witted landlady, overhearing tiaa exclamation, and fearing that some harm would befall a brother of hers who was at Dublin, managed to open the box in the absence of her guest, took out the commission and placed in lieu of it a pack of cards with the Knave of Clubs uppermost. The exultant Dean next day proceeded upon his journey and never discovered the trick played upon him until, when in the presence of the Council at Dublin he had to deliver up his commission. Before a new authority...
Página 305 - Archdeaconry of Middlesex, and became Canon of Chester. He was not over-zealous in the restoration of Popery, and yet managed to hold his preferments in the Church until his death in 1556. An oration which he delivered in the Convocation of the clergy in 1553 has been published. YARDLEY, Sir WILLIAM, was born at Shrewsbury, in the year 1810, and having received his education at the Grammar School there, he proceeded to the study of the law at the Middle Temple. He was called to the Bar in 1837, and...

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