The History and Topography of the Isle of Axholme: Being that Part of Lincolnshire which is West of Trent

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Longman, Rees, Orme, & Company, 1839 - Axholme, Isle of (England) - 463 pages
 

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Page vi - I will open my mouth in a parable ! I will utter dark sayings of old : Which we have heard and known, And our fathers have told us.
Page 417 - And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, And never eateth with pleasure. They shall lie down alike in the dust, And the worms shall cover them.
Page 153 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours: and their works do follow them.
Page 199 - They did so, and he took me out of the window. Just then the roof fell; but it fell inward, or we had all been crushed at once.
Page vi - For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children : that the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born ; who should arise and declare them to their children, that they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments.
Page 273 - Leaders of the people by their counsels, And by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, Wise and eloquent in their instructions...
Page 174 - May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears : we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing...
Page 189 - At six, as soon as family prayers were over, they had their supper; at seven the maid washed them; and, beginning at the youngest, she undressed and got them all to bed by eight; at which time she left them in their several rooms awake — for there was no such thing allowed of in our house as sitting by a child till it fell asleep.
Page 328 - He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack : but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
Page 207 - An't please your worship, they have convarted my wife. Till she went among them, she had such a tongue ; and now she is as quiet as a lamb.' ' Carry them back, carry them back,' replied the justice, ' and let them convert all the scolds in the town...

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