Publications, Volume 13

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Clarendon Press for the Oxford Historical Society, 1889 - Oxford (England)
 

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Page 150 - He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Page 150 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Page 150 - Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
Page 226 - As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.
Page 261 - My lord, I am a clergyman. Your lordship has a very ill character of being a debauched man, and an atheist, and 'twill not look well in me to keep company with your lordship as long as this character lasts, and as long as you continue this course of life.
Page 51 - Halifax and its gibbet law placed in a true light. Together with a description of the town, the nature of the soil, the temper and disposition of the people...
Page 491 - Burnet himself, whom she told, " that she was as sure the prince of Wales was the queen's son, as that any of her own children were hers. Out of zeal for the truth and honour of my mistress," said she, "I spake in such terms as modesty would scarce let me speak at another time.
Page 261 - R to the earl of Rochester (mad Rochester) before he came to Wadham college, which was in the eleventh year of his age, and that he was then a very hopefull youth, very virtuous, and good natured, (as he was always,) and willing and ready to follow good advice.
Page 261 - ... being a debauched man, and an atheist, and 'twill not look well in me to keep company with your lordship as long as this character lasts, and as long as you continue this course of life."
Page 415 - BURTON (William). A Commentary on Antoninus, his Itinerary or Journies of the Romane Empire, so far as it concerneth Britain wherein the first foundation of our Cities, Lawes and Government according to the Roman Policy are clearly discovered.

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