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Page 305 - Lamb got up, and taking a candle, said, 'Sir, will you allow me to look at your phrenological development?' He then turned his back on the poor man, and at every question of the comptroller he chaunted: 'Diddle diddle dumpling, my son John Went to bed with his breeches on.
Page liii - Bdl-tein-day, all the boys in a township or hamlet meet in the moors. They cut a table in the green sod, of a round figure, by casting a trench in the ground of such circumference as to hold the whole company. They kindle a fire, and dress a repast of eggs and milk in the consistence of a custard. They knead a cake of oatmeal, which is toasted at the embers against a stone. After the custard is eaten up, they divide the cake...
Page 106 - And they shall not lie with the mighty that are fallen of the uncircumcised, which are gone down to hell with their weapons of war: and they have laid their swords under their heads...
Page 303 - The tribe of the sons of Joseph hath said well. 6 This is the thing which the LORD doth command concerning the daughters of Zelophehad, saying, Let them marry to whom they think best : only to the family of the tribe of their father shall they marry.
Page lxxvii - Though thy beginning was small, Yet thy latter end should greatly increase. For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age, And prepare thyself to the search of their fathers : For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, Because our days upon earth are a shadow : Shall not they teach thee, and tell thee, And utter words out of their heart?
Page xxvii - And the third he was. a little Tailor, Three roguish chaps together. Now the Miller he stole corn, And the Weaver he stole yarn, And the little Tailor, stole broadcloth for, To keep these three rogues warm.
Page 198 - Dry up your eyes, Turn to the east, Turn to the west, Turn to the young man That you love the best.
Page lii - On the first of May the herdsmen of every village hold their Bel-tein, a rural sacrifice. They cut a square trench on the ground, leaving the turf in the middle ; on that they make a fire of wood, on which they dress a large caudle of eggs, butter, oat-meal, and milk, and bring, besides the ingredients of the caudle, plenty of beer and whisky; for each of the company must contribute something. The rites begin...
Page 36 - Schollars may bee kept euer in their places, and hard to their labours, without that running out to the Campo (as the[y] tearme it) at school times, and the manifolde disorders thereof; as watching and striuing for the clubbe,1 and loytering then in the fields ; some hindred that they cannot go forth at all.
Page liii - ... for each of the company must contribute something. The rites begin with spilling some of the caudle on the ground, by way of libation: on that, every one takes a cake of oatmeal, upon which are raised nine square knobs, each dedicated to some particular being, the supposed preserver of their flocks and herds, or to some particular animal, the real destroyer of them: each person then turns his face to the fire, breaks off a knob, and flinging it over his shoulders, says, This I give to thee, preserve...

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