The old Roman well, Volume 2

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Page 223 - Stand fast, root! bear well, top! Pray God send us a good howling crop: Every twig, apples big; Every bough, apples enow!' 'They then shout in chorus, one of the boys accompanying them on a cow's horn. During this ceremony they rap the trees with their sticks.
Page 189 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is mine ; I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore, if thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him drink : for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.
Page 290 - ask, and ye shall receive ; knock, and it shall be opened unto you ; for he that asketh, receiveth, and unto him that knocketh, it shall be opened.
Page 225 - With a hait, with a ree, with a wo, with a gee !" The expression is very ancient.
Page 177 - ... her friendly and made her bold. Supremacy has many agreeable accessories. The young man, who had taken off his hat and held it in his hand, half in respect, half in awkwardness, here blushed more deeply than she had done when she saw him first. " I am not a stranger, Miss Margaret. lam Robert Glen, whom you used to play with when you were a little girl ; but I cannot expect you to remember me, for I have been long away.
Page 8 - The tea-pot was a round red little thing, about the size and shape of an apple-dumpling, with a spout like a baby's forefinger, and the lid made fast to the handle with a silver chain.

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