Ralph Thoresby, the Topographer: His Town and Times, Volume 1

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Walker and Laycock, 1885

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Page 361 - of a Popish successor, that our sins have merited. Lord bless and direct her Majesty, Council and Parliament, that all things may be so ordered and settled by their endeavours, upon the best and surest foundations, that peace and happiness, truth and justice, religion and piety, may be established among us, and
Page 209 - Psalm, which the good hand of God directed me to before family prayer, especially from fourth and fifth verses: ' Our Fathers trusted in thee, and thou didst deliver them: they cried unto thee, O Lord, and were not confounded:' and the next words for my deserved humiliation, ' But I am a worm and no man, a reproach of men, and despised of the people:
Page 148 - Come, and let us return unto the Lord: for he hath torn, and ho will heal us; he hath smitten, and ho will bind us up.
Page 76 - for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob's trouble; but he shall be saved out of it.
Page 271 - Heads of Agreement assented to by the United Ministers in and about London, formerly called Presbyterian and Congregational, not as a measure for any National Constitution, but for the preservation of order in our Congregations that cannot come up to the common Rule by Law established.
Page 70 - to set my house in order, do make and ordain this my last will and testament • in manner and form following,' that is to say, first and principally I
Page 96 - To a new play with several of my relations, The Evening Lover, a foolish plot, and very profane; it afflicted me to see how the stage was degenerated and polluted by the licentious times.
Page 64 - replied, may it please •your Grace, your case is sad but not singular. I am also sadly disappointed in my sons. One I sent into the Netherlands to train him up a soldier, and he makes a tolerable Country Justice
Page 51 - Surely the Lord will do nothing but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets,
Page 158 - At Mr. TS and SH, who came along with me to see the comet upon our turret. Lord fit us for whatever changes or alterations it may portend; for though I am not ignorant that such meteors proceed from natural causes, yet are frequently also the

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