Johnson's ... guide, and visitor's companion through the Isle of Mann

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1847
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Page 22 - was the last person that lodged here ?' The king replied, ' His father.' ' And who is it,' says the dervise, ' that lodges here at present?' The king told him, that it was he himself. ' And, who,' says the dervise, ' will be here after you ?' The king answered, ' The young prince his son.' ' Ah, sir,' said the dervise, ' a house that changes its inhabitants so often, and receives such a perpetual succession of guests, is not a palace, but a caravansary.
Page 55 - By this book, and by the holy contents thereof, and by the wonderful works that God hath miraculously wrought in heaven above, and in the earth beneath, in six days and seven nights, I...
Page 45 - When we say that the legislature is supreme, we mean that it is the highest power known to the constitution; that it is the highest in comparison with the other subordinate powers established by the laws. In this sense the word supreme is relative, not absolute.
Page 48 - Lord, this is the constitution of old time, the which we have given in our days, how ye should be govern'd on their Tynwald day. First, you shall come thither in your Royal array, as a king ought to do, by the prerogatives and royalties of the land of Man...
Page 49 - Glanfaba — shall make a fence, upon pain of life or lymme, that no man make any disturbance or stir in the time of Tynwald, or any murmur or rising in the King's presence, upon pain of hanging and drawing.
Page 184 - To complete this counsel, take it for granted that it is your honour to give honour to your sovereign ; it is safe and comfortable ; therefore, in all your actions let it visibly appear in this Isle ; let him be prayed for duly ; let all writings and oaths of officers and soldiers, &c...
Page 22 - And who (says the dervise) will be here after you ? ' The king answered, the young prince, his son. ' Ah sir, (said the dervise,) a house that changes its inhabitants so often, and receives such a perpetual succession of guests, is not a palace but a caravansary.
Page 48 - Clerk, 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 38 - if the ancient discipline of the Church were lost, it might be found in all its purity in the Isle of Man.
Page 49 - Degree ; and the worthiest men in your Land to be called in, before your Deemsters, if you will ask any Thing of them, and to hear the Government of your Land, and your Will ; and the Commons to stand without the Circle of the Hill, with three Clearkes in their surplisses.

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