The Descent of the Family of Deacon of Elstowe and London: With Some Genealogical, Biographical and Topographical Notes, and Sketches of Allied Families Including Reynes of Clifton, and Meres of Kirton, Part 2

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E. Deacon, 1898 - 394 pages
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Page 172 - I'LL praise my Maker with my breath ; And when my voice is lost in death, Praise shall employ my nobler powers : My days of praise shall ne'er be past, While life, and thought, and being last, Or immortality endures.
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Page 122 - I have nought that is fair, saith he : Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, I will give them all back again. He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves.
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Page 372 - ... generations : but at her accession the houses of the landed gentry were very small and unpretending, and their furniture almost incredibly scanty; while, for the agricultural labouring classes, there were tens of thousands of them who, as we understand the words, had never in their lives slept in a bed.

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