A Topographical, Statistical, & Historical Account of the Borough of Preston in the Hundred of Amounderness, County of Palatine of Lancaster ; Its Antiquities and Modern Improvements, Including a Correct Copy of the Charter Granted in the Reign of Charles II ... a Directory for 1821, with a List of Streets, Courts, Etc (Google eBook)

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sold, 1821 - Preston (England) - 347 pages
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Page 94 - Tis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat, To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls a soft murmur on the uninjured ear.
Page 131 - Leaders of the people by their counsels, And by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, Wise and eloquent in their instructions...
Page 189 - What blessings thy free bounty gives Let me not cast away; For God is paid when man receives: T
Page 138 - Now them that are such we command and exhort, by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
Page 92 - It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.
Page 165 - Church enjoyed peace — it was regarded as a sacred realm by men who, though they hated one another, believed and feared the same God. Abused as it was by the worldly-minded and ambitious, and disgraced by the artifices of the designing and the follies of the fanatic, it afforded a shelter to those who were better than the world in their youth or weary of it in their age. The wise as well as the timid and gentle fled to this Goshen of God, which enjoyed its own light and calm amidst darkness and...
Page 284 - The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth ere gave, Await alike the inevitable hour : — The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Page 64 - Paul saith. This is a true saying, and worthy of all men to be received, That Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners.
Page 135 - I make no scruple to affirm, that if it were the wish and aim of magistrates to effect the destruction present and future of young delinquents, they could not devise a more effectual method, than to confine them so long in our prisons, those seats and seminaries (as they have been very properly called) of idleness and every vice.
Page 38 - Full are thy cities with the sons of Art; And trade, and joy, in every busy street, Mingling are heard; even Drudgery himself, As at the car he sweats, or dusty hews The palace stone, looks gay.

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