Holiday Papers

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R. Hardwicke, 1864 - 431 pages

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Page 257 - PEACE be to this house, and to all that dwell in it. IT When he cometh into the sick man's presence, he shall say, kneeling down, REMEMBER not, LORD, our iniquities, nor the iniquities of our forefathers ; Spare us, good LORD, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood ; and be not angry with us for ever.
Page 244 - I want is, that you should be able so far to put yourself out of the question, as to rejoice with those that rejoice, and weep with those that weep.
Page 166 - My curtains drawn and all is snug ; Old Puss is in her elbow-chair, And Tray is sitting on the rug. Last night I had a curious dream ; Miss Susan Bates was Mistress Mogg — What d'ye think of that, my Cat ? What d'ye think of that, my Dog ? She...
Page 160 - A wife, a spaniel, and a walnut-tree, The more you beat them, the better they be.
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Page 435 - FERN COLLECTOR'S ALBUM : A descriptive Folio for the reception of Natural Specimens ; containing on the righthand page a description of each Fern printed in Colours, the opposite page being left Blank for the Collector to affix the dried Specimen ; forming, when filled, an elegant and complete collection of this interesting family of Plants. Size 11% in.
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Page 437 - It contains a complete Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage, and Dictionary of the Landed Commoners of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland...
Page 119 - During the last century it has spread gradually over Asiatic Russia towards the north and east, always following the progress of cultivation. It made its first appearance on the Irtisch in Tobolsk, soon after the Russians had ploughed the land. It came in 1735 up the Obi to Beresow, and four years after to Naryn, about fifteen degrees of longitude farther east. In 1710 it had been seen in the higher parts of the course of the Lena, in the...
Page 35 - The natural (or merely worldly-wise) man, receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God ; for they are foolishness unto him : neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned." They are "hid from the wise and prudent, and revealed unto babes...

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