Sir Cosmo Digby

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Page 176 - ... was thought by the common people to announce the approach of this sacred festival: Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long: And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad; The nights are wholesome— then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is the time.
Page 64 - Oh Death ! where is thy sting ? Oh Grave ! where is thy victory ? The sting of Death is sin, and the strength of sin is the Law.
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Page 56 - And when the Lamb broke the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about the space of half an hour.
Page 207 - It consists of lead 8G.r> to sulphur 13.5 in the hundred parts. Its value is much enhanced by the silver it carries, which varies from 30 to 56 ounces for the ton of 2,000 pounds of the galena. Besides the above, the components of the mine are ores of iron, ores of zinc, ores...
Page 149 - And he was about to suit the action to the word, when Pierre Ponce laid hold of him. " Vat ! vill you break your neck dis blessed night? Come after me I tell you; or, stay, you shall pass and go first.
Page 171 - It was now between one and two o'clock in the morning, and not a carriage or truck could be found in the streets.
Page 67 - ... the indictment, so as to give due notice to the accused that this statutory charge also was to be preferred against him. I say I should, as a lawyer, have expected this. But the question with which we have to deal is not what might have been or should have been, but what the Legislature has expressly enacted.
Page 215 - The patient who succeeded, was lying above the clothes fast asleep, with his feet upon the pillow, and his head towards the foot of the bed.
Page 28 - For himself he was on the point of being married to a lady of considerable fortune...

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