The British Apollo: Containing Two Thousand Answers to Curious Questions in Most Arts and Sciences, Serious, Comical, and Humorous, Approved of by Many of the Most Learned and Ingenious of Both Universities, and of the Royal-Society

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T. Sanders, 1726 - Curiosities and wonders - 1056 pages
 

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Page 654 - And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.
Page 588 - Because the Lord hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant. And did not he make one ? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one ? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.
Page 370 - tis I pray, The ancient custom came, Stockings to throw (I'm sure you know) At bridegroom and his dame ? " A. When Britons bold, bedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown ; The pair to tell, that, ill or well, The act was all their own.
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Page 533 - Some derive it from the word donnez, which signifies give, but the true original meaning of the word, owes its birth to one Joe Dun, a famous bailiff of the town of Lincoln, so extremely active, and so dexterous...
Page 373 - ... 2 Neverthelefs, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own hufband.
Page 563 - in the land of Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, was 430 years...
Page 637 - and the Lord fpake unto Mofes face to face, as " a man fpeaketh unto his friend ; Exod.
Page 573 - Take therefore no thought for the morrow •, for the morrow {hall take thought for the things of itfelf : fufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
Page 543 - I cafr out before you. v. 25. And the land is defiled therefore I do .vifit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itfelf vomiteth out her inhabitants, v.

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