Tracts for the people

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Tracts for the people - Page 5 de Tracts for the people - 1847 The most conspicuous of these impostors were Jean Marie Hervegault, and Maturin Bruneau. The former was the son of a tailor, at St. Lu. ... Affichage d'extraits - À propos de ce livre - Dans ma bibliothèque [ Supprimer ] Extrait;  

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Page 24 - They that go down to the sea in ships, That do business in great waters ; These see the works of the Lord, And his wonders in the deep.
Page 136 - I could speak nothing but German. On the Thursday I started ; the nearer I got to England, the cheaper goods were. As soon as I got to Manchester, I laid out all my money, things were so cheap ; and I made good profit.
Page 19 - Cambridge is a delight of a place, now there is nobody in it. I do believe you would like it, if you knew what it was without inhabitants.
Page 95 - Royal brother,' returned Richard, 'recollect that the Almighty, who gave the dog to be companion of our pleasures and our toils, hath invested him with a nature noble and incapable of deceit. He forgets neither friend nor foe, remembers, and with accuracy, both benefit and injury. He hath a share of man's intelligence, but no share of man's falsehood. You may bribe a soldier to slay a man with his...
Page 92 - I have never made an acquaintance since, that lasted : or a friendship, that answered ; with any that had not some tincture of the absurd in their characters.
Page 36 - I see the matter against me how it is framed; but if I had served God as diligently as I have done the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 119 - I thought best becoming gentlewomen. The queen said she had clothes of every sort, which every day thereafter, so long as I was there, she changed. One day she had the English weed, another the French, and another the Italian, and so forth.
Page 139 - I was empowered to pay most liberally for his exertions ; and, would you believe it ! he was so absurd as to say ' I can earn as much as will supply my wants without writing for any party ; the assistance you offer is therefore unnecessary to me...
Page 120 - After I had hearkened awhile, I took by the tapestry that hung before the door of the chamber, and seeing her back was toward the door, I entered within the chamber, and stood a pretty space hearing her play excellently well ; but she left off immediately, so soon as she turned about and saw me.
Page 50 - ... away after hour without the least mitigation of the awful circumstances in which we were placed. Indeed, there seemed to be but little probability of our ships holding together much longer, so frequent and violent were the shocks they sustained. The loud crashing noise of the straining and working of the timbers and decks, as she was driven against some of the heavier pieces, which all the activity and exertions of our people could not prevent, was sufficient to fill the stoutest heart, that...

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