Dictionary of dates, and universal reference, relating to all ages and nations: comprehending every remarkable occurrence ancient and modern ... the origin and advance of human arts and inventions, with copious details of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the whole comprehending a body of information, classical, political and domestic, from the earliest accounts to the present time

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E. Moxon, 1851 - Chronology, Historical - 673 pages
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Page 18 - I do promise to be true and faithful to the King and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear, of life, and limb, and terrene honour ; and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him, without defending him therefrom:' and was altered at the Revolution to the present form.
Page 228 - Even from the grave thou shalt have power to charm. Bid them be chaste, be innocent, like thee; Bid them in Duty's sphere as meekly move; And if so fair, from vanity as free; As firm in friendship, and as fond in love. Tell them, though 'tis an awful thing to die ('Twas even to thee), yet the dread path once trod, Heaven lifts its everlasting portals high, And bids ' the pure in heart behold their God.
Page 25 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten; And if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, Yet is their strength labour and sorrow; For it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Page 500 - I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
Page 179 - For every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills. I know all the fowls of the mountains; and the wild beasts of the field are mine. If I were hungry, I would not tell thee; for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof.
Page 346 - Stones leap'd to form, and rocks began to live ; With sweeter notes each rising temple rung ; A Raphael painted, and a Vida sung...
Page 260 - ... placed between every two. There wants nothing but the embroidery of a parterre, to make a garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of one in that of King William.
Page 151 - Crcsar was the first who obtained the express permission of the senate to place his portrait on the coins, and the example was soon followed. In the earlier and more simple days of Rome...
Page 507 - Not one immoral, one corrupted thought, One line, which dying he could wish to blot.
Page 493 - IV., c. 70, it is enacted, that " in the year 1831, and afterwards, the justices of the peace in every county, riding, or division, for which Quarter- Sessions of the Peace by law ought to be held, shall hold their general Quarter Sessions of the Peace in the first week after the llth of October, in the first week after the 28th of December, in the first week after the 31st of March, and in the first week after the 24th of June.

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