The Western Highlands and Islands of Scotland Socially Considered, with Reference to Proprietors and People

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C. Keith, 1850 - 262 strán (strany)
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Strana 168 - ... he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?
Strana 199 - And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
Strana i - So I returned and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter.
Strana 224 - The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
Strana 121 - Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth...
Strana 223 - When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice : but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
Strana 208 - The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung, Of Bacchus ever fair, and ever young. The jolly god in triumph comes ; Sound the trumpets, beat the drums ; Flushed with a purple grace He shows his honest face : Now give the hautboys breath ; he comes, he comes.
Strana 193 - ... gods could ever have commanded them by love ? A collar round the neck, and a cartwhip flourished over the back ; these, in a just and steady human hand, were what the gods would have appointed them ; and now when, by long misconduct and neglect, they had sworn themselves into the Devil's regiments of the line, and got the seal of Chaos impressed on their visage, it was very doubtful whether even these would be of avail for the unfortunate commander of Twelve-hundred men ! By
Strana 191 - ... of the worst. I looked with considerable admiration on this gentleman ; and with considerable astonishment, the reverse of admiration, on the work he had here been set upon. " This excellent Captain was too old a Commander to complain of anything ; indeed, he struggled visibly the other...
Strana 191 - The Captain of the place, a gentleman of ancient Military or Royal-Navy habits, was one of the most perfect governors ; professionally and by nature zealous for cleanliness, punctuality, good order of every kind ; a humane heart and yet a strong one ; soft of speech and manner, yet with an inflexible rigour of command, so far as his limits went : ' iron hand in a velvet glove,

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