My travels in many lands (Google eBook)

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Page 156 - Sirs, why do ye these things ? We also are men of like passions with you, and preach unto you, that ye should turn from these vanities unto the living GOD, which made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all things that are therein ; who in times past suffered all nations to walk in their own ways.
Page 175 - And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna ; Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord : 10 Blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh in the name of the Lord, Hosanna in the highest.
Page 149 - And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum, and the Three Taverns; whom when Paul saw, he thanked God, and took courage.
Page 84 - is about a mile and a half long, and half a mile wide, and...
Page 276 - NOT a drum was heard, not a funeral note, As his corse to the ramparts we hurried ; Not a soldier discharged a farewell shot O'er the grave where our hero we buried.
Page 281 - There we lay All the day, In the Bay of Biscay, O !" The sight of glorious Trafalgar1 excites none of the sentiments with which a tedious sail used to invest it. " Gib " is, probably, better known to you, by Theophile Gautier and Eliot Warburton, than the regions about Cornhill ; besides which, you anchor under the Rock exactly long enough to land...
Page 71 - This is a very common plant, not only in England, but in many other parts of the world.
Page 104 - Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall inherit the kingdom of God ; " for whenever he made peace it was invariably with the view of being better able to make war.
Page 220 - ... the most subtle doctor" by his metaphysical abstractions, was b. at Duustance, in Northumberland ; studied at Merton college, Oxford; and having entered the university of Paris, was soon appointed professor and regent in the theological schools. Great as was his fame, the works which obtained it are now disregarded as a mass of misapplied talent and intellectual lumber. D. at Cologne, in Itfuil.
Page 54 - Paris we got a magnificent view of that elegant city, stretching away on either side as far as the eye could reach...

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