A general collection of ... voyages and travels, digested by J. Pinkerton

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John Pinkerton
1808
 

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Page 42 - 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 139 - The church hath power to decree rites and ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith...
Page 174 - Two cupids squirt before: a lake behind Improves the keenness of the northern wind. His gardens next your admiration call, On every side you look, behold the wall!
Page 73 - 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 540 - ... 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, in the course of conversation, I gave them as good an account as I could of our German Universities, neither denying, nor concealing, that, now and then, we had riots and disturbances. " O we are
Page 509 - ... or strings, with which they encircled or enclosed multitudes of people of all ranks. These they hurried along with them, and everything else that came in their way, as trophies of joy; and thus, in the midst of exultation and triumph, they paraded through many of the most populous streets of London.
Page 138 - 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 209 - Sylvan (hades, and filent groves, (Haunt of the Druids) whence the earth is fed With copious fuel ; whence the fturdy oak, A prince's refuge once, th...
Page 303 - Did you not observe how, as that white sail shot by and was lost, he turned and crossed himself to drive the tempter from him that had thrown that distraction in his way ? I should tell you that the ferryman who rowed me, a lusty young fellow, told me that he would not for 'all the world pass a night at the abbey (there were such things seen near it) though there was a power of money hid there.
Page 175 - 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.

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