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The Isle of Man: Its History, Physical, Ecclesiastical, Civil and Legendary
Joseph George Cumming
No preview available - 2018
Abbey action ancient appears APPENDIX Barrule beds Bishop blocks boss boulder building Calf called Castle Castletown character church clay close coast College connected contains continued death deposit died direction distance Douglas drift-gravel Earl of Derby elevation England evidence extremely feet formation formed further given Governor granite gravel hand Head Hill House interesting island Isle John king Kirk land limekilns limestone look Lord lower Manx Mary mass miles mountain nearly neighbourhood northern noted noticed observe old red original parish pass Peel perhaps period Plate pleistocene Port portion present probably raised rest rising road rock round running Rushen sand says schist Scotland seems seen shore side southern stands stone surface Thomas tower town trap valley whole Wilson yards
Page 159 - Fair laughs the morn, and soft the zephyr blows, While proudly riding o'er the azure realm In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes; Youth on the prow, and Pleasure at the helm; Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway, That, hush'd in grim repose, expects his evening prey.
Page 294 - I received your letter with indignation, and with scorn I return you this answer : that I cannot but wonder whence you should gather any hopes from me, that I should (like you) prove treacherous to my Sovereign ; since you cannot be insensible of my former actings in his late Majesty's service ; from which principle of loyalty I am no way departed.
Page 276 - By this book and by the holy contents thereof, and by the wonderful works that God hath miraculously wrought in heaven above and in...
Page 325 - The path of the just is as a shining light, shining more and more unto the perfect day.
Page 185 - Clarke, your knights, esquires and yeomen about you in the third degree, and the worthiest men in your land to be called in before your Deemsters, if you will ask...
Page 296 - DEAR HEART, I have heretofore sent you comfortable lines, but alas I have now no word of comfort, saving to our last and best refuge, which is Almighty God, to whose will we must submit ; and when we consider how he hath disposed of these nations and the government thereof, we have no more to do but to lay our hands upon our mouths, judging ourselves, and acknowledging our...
Page 298 - Blessed be God's glorious name for ever and ever. Amen. Let the whole earth be filled with his glory. Amen.
Page 296 - Duckenfield, is general of the forces which are now going against the Isle of Man ; and, however you might do for the present, in time it would be a grievous and troublesome thing to resist, especially those that at this hour command the three nations ; wherefore my advice, notwithstanding my great affection to that place, is that you would make conditions for yourself, and children...
Page 294 - This is the immutable resolution, and shall be the undoubted practice, of him who accounts it his chiefest glory to be, " His Majesty's most loyal and " obedient servant,