A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World, Volume 2

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Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme (etc.), 1808 - Voyages and travels
 

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Page 501 - The Members of the House of Commons have nothing particular in their dress ; they even come into the house in their great coats, and with boots and spurs. It is not at all uncommon to see a member lying stretched out on one of the benches, while others are debating.
Page 137 - The church hath power to decree rites and ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith...
Page 48 - Then shall there enter into the gates of this city kings and princes sitting upon the throne of David, riding in chariots and on horses, they, and their princes, the men of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem : and this city shall remain for ever.
Page 173 - God bless the King. In plenty starving, tantaliz'd in state, And complaisantly help'd to all I hate, Treated, caress'd, and tir'd, I take my leave, Sick of his civil pride from morn to eve ; I curse such lavish cost, and little skill, And swear no day was ever past so ill.
Page 136 - The visible Church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men, in which the pure word of God is preached, and the sacraments duly administered, according to Christ's ordinance, in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same.
Page 79 - Tylers and Bricklayers. 38. Bowyers. 39. Fletchers. 40. Blacksmiths 41. Joiners. 42. Weavers. 43. Woolmen. 44. Scriveners. 45. Fruiterers. 46. Plasterers. - 47- Stationers. 48. Embroiderers. 49. Upholders. 50.
Page 173 - To rest the cushion and soft dean invite, Who never mentions hell to ears polite. But, hark ! the chiming clocks to dinner call ; A hundred footsteps scrape the marble hall : The rich buffet well-colour'd serpents grace, And gaping Tritons spew, to wash your face.
Page 536 - ... praise, for my correct pronunciation of the Latin, my orthodoxy, and my good walking. I now saw myself, in a moment as it were, all at once transported into the midst of a company, all apparently, very respectable men, but all strangers to me. And it appeared to me extraordinary, that I should, thus at midnight, be in Oxford, in a large company of Oxonian clergy, without well knowing how I had got there. Meanwhile, however, I took all the pains in my power to recommend myself to my company, and,...
Page 431 - Wiltshire, were to me oftentimes but the gay arbours of anguish ; insomuch as a wise man, that knew the insides of my fortune, would often say that I lived in both these my Lords...
Page 536 - ... a Clerk, even though he should never become a clergyman. Upon the whole, however, he was, in his way, a man of some humour, and an agreeable companion. "Among other objections to the Scriptures, he...

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