The history and antiquities of the parish of Stoke Newington (Google eBook)

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Page 172 - I'm secure ; Death has no sting beside : The law gives sin its damning power, But Christ, my ransom, died. 4 Now to the God of victory Immortal thanks be paid, Who makes us conquerors while we die, Through Christ our living Head.
Page 283 - Speed be paid into the Bank of England, in the Name and with the Privity of the Accountant General of the High Court of Chancery, to be placed to his Account...
Page 9 - whose successful care, " assisted by the patronage of his King, " conveyed this stream to LONDON ; " an immortal work. " Since man cannot more nearly " imitate the Deity,
Page 58 - And fondly kind drop his young sorrows there, The father's urn bedewing with a filial tear. O had he left us one behind, to play, Wanton about the painted hall, and say, This was my father's, with impatient joy In my fond arms I'd clasp the smiling boy. And call him my young friend : but awful fate Design'd the mighty stroke as lasting as 'twas great. And must this building, then, this costly frame Stand here for strangers ' Must some unknown name Possess these rooms, the labours of my friend ? Why...
Page 84 - Shapes he has appear'd in, and the Discoveries he has made for the Benefit of his Country. In a Dialogue between Him, Robinson Crusoe, and his Man Friday. With Remarks Serious and Comical upon the Life of Crusoe.
Page 100 - ... the University. In religion stedfast and orthodox—in politics true to his King and country—in conduct generous and hospitable—in manners gentle though dignified, he might have been regarded as the representative of those olden times we daily hear praised, but seldom see imitated. Dr. Cooke was for many years in the Commission of the Peace for the County of Oxford; during which period, conciliating the love of the poor, and gaining the respect of the rich, he proved that an upright and attentive...
Page 19 - Trusteesunless he shall be in his own right, or in the right of his wife, in the actual possession or receipt of the rents and profits of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, of the clear yearly value of...
Page 280 - ... belong to any town in this state, the expense of his confinement, support and treatment shall be paid by such town and the state in the same manner as is by law provided in the case of pauper patients committed by courts of probate...
Page 59 - Muse, view the paintings, how the hovering light Plays o'er the colours in a wanton flight, And mingled shades wrought in by soft degrees, Give a sweet foil to all the charming piece. But night, eternal night, hangs black around, The dismal chambers of the hollow ground, And solid shades unmingled round his bed Stand hideous...
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