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Page 131 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them : and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Page 162 - ... any Bookseller, or will be forwarded post free from the Publishing Office on receipt of POO or cheque to order of CHARLES MURRAY.
Page 109 - Or had from her worse looks than this ; Nor did she ever hope To saint one with a rope, And yet she is a Pope ! ' ' A female Pope ! " you '11 say — " a second Joan ! " No, sure — she is Pope Innocent, or none.
Page 49 - WOULD ye be taught, ye feathered throng, With love's sweet notes to grace your song, To pierce the heart with thrilling lay, Listen to mine Anne Hathaway ! She hath a way to sing so clear, Phoebus might wondering stop to hear.
Page 48 - Here lies one More, and no more than he, One More, and no More .' how can that be ? Why one More, and no more, may well lie here alone ; But here lies one More, and that's more than one !" •' ' FROM BROOM CHURCHYARD, ENGLAND.
Page 48 - When More some years had chancellor been, No more suits did remain ; The same shall never more be seen, Till More be there again.
Page 15 - And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and enquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul, of Tarsus; for, behold, he prayeth...