Memoranda Concerning the Family of Bispham in Great Britain and the United States of America

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Priv. print. [by Gilliss brothers], 1890 - 340 pages
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Page 155 - ... for that there hath not at any tyme heretofore been used any comon playhouse within the same precinct, but that now all players being banished by the Lord Mayor from playing within the Cittie by reason of the great inconveniences and ill rule that followeth them, they now thincke to plant themselves in liberties...
Page 154 - Burbage is now altering, and meaneth very shortly to convert and turn the same into a common playhouse, which will grow to be a very great annoyance and trouble, not only to all the noblemen and gentlemen thereabout inhabiting, but also a general inconvenience to all the inhabitants of the same precinct, both by reason of the great resort and gathering together of all manner of vagrant and...
Page 202 - Who having once enter'd, hath shown us the way, O Lord ! how to worship before thee ; Not with shadowy forms of that earlier day, But in spirit and truth to adore thee ; This, this is the worship the Saviour made known, When she of Samaria found him By the patriarch's well, sitting weary alone, With the stillness of noontide around him. How sublime, yet how simple, the homage he taught To her who inquired by that fountain, If Jehovah at Solyma's shrine would be sought...
Page 202 - Woman ! believe me, the hour is near, When he, if ye rightly would hail him, Will neither be worshipp'd exclusively here, Nor yet at the altar of Salem. For God is a spirit ! and they who aright Would perform the pure worship he loveth, In the heart's holy temple will seek, with delight, That Spirit the Father approveth.
Page 51 - God one thousand sixe hundred thirty and fower and in the tenth yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne lord Charles by the Grace of God of England Scotland Fraunee and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 202 - Retir'd from the cloud which the temple then fill'd, And thy glory made Israel adore Thee : Though awfully grand was thy majesty then ; Yet the worship thy gospel discloses, Less splendid in pomp to the vision of men, Far surpasses the ritual of Moses. And by whom was that ritual...
Page 202 - ... love our enemies, to bless them that curse us, to do good to them that hate us, and to pray for them that despitefully use us and persecute us...
Page 202 - Extinguished long since is that altar's bright flame, And vanish'd each glimpse of its glory. But the Christian made wise by a wisdom Divine, Though all human fabrics may falter, Still finds in his heart a far holier shrine, Where the fire burns unqueach'd on the altar.
Page 155 - That therefore it would please your honors to take order that the same roomes may be converted to some other use, and that no playhouse may be used or kept there...
Page 57 - August, 1790, the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in the private chapel of Lullworth Castle, Dorsetshire, England, Dr.

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