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" ... the storms of rain and snow prevail abroad ; the sparrow, I say, flying in at one door, and immediately out at another, whilst he is within, is safe from the wintry storm ; but after a short space of fair weather, he immediately vanishes out of your... "
Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury: Anglo-Saxon period - Page 108
by Walter Farquhar Hook - 1861
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The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation: From the Coming of Julius ...

Saint Bede (the Venerable) - Abbots - 1723 - 479 pages
...of your fight, returning from one Winter to another. So this Life of Man appears for a foort fpace, but of what -went before, or what is to follow, we are ut• .' ' terly terly ignorant. If therefore this new DoiTrin -contains fomething more certain, it...
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Horę Britannicę; or, Studies in ancient British history

John Hughes - 1819
...this short season of serenity is elapsed, he is again exposed to the tempest, and we see him no more. So, this life of man appears for a short space ; but...or what is to follow, we are utterly ignorant. If this new doctrine contain something that holds out to us more certain information as to futurtty, it...
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Ocellum Promontorium: Or, Short Observations on the Ancient State of ...

Thomas Thompson - Holderness (England) - 1824 - 286 pages
...and not affected by the storm ; but after a very short space of time it vanished out of sight. So the life of man appears for a short space ; but of what went before, or of what is to follow after, we are utterly ignorant. If, therefore, this new religion give us more...
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Yorkshire: An Historical and Topographical Introduction to a Knowledge of ...

John Wainwright - Conisbrough (England) - 1829 - 227 pages
...returning from one winter to another. So the life of man here appears fora very short space of time ; but of what went before, or what is to follow, we are entirely ignorant. If, therefore, this new doctrine contain something more certain, it seems to deserve...
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Historical sketches of the introduction of Christianity into ..., Volume 1

James B. Holroyd - 1834
...the one side, to winter on the other, and then disappears from your eyes. Such is the life of man, it appears for a short space, but of what went before,...utterly ignorant. If, therefore, this new doctrine presents us with something more certain concerning our future state, it ought by all means to be adopted."...
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The Complete Works of Venerable Bede: Ecclesiastical history

Saint Bede (the Venerable), John Allen Giles - Great Britain - 1843
...a short space of fair weather, he immediately vanishes out of your sight, into the dark winter from which he had emerged. So this life of man appears...seems justly to deserve to be followed." The other elders and king's counsellors, by Divine inspiration, spoke to the same effect. But Coifi added, that...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 57

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1862
...soon passed over, he immediately vanishes out of your sight into the dark winter again. So this life appears for a short space ; but of what went before,...certain, it seems justly to deserve to be followed." This was the general tone of the assembly. All seemed moved by the spirit of change. None stood up...
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The Venerable Bede's Ecclesiastical History of England: Also the Anglo-Saxon ...

Saint Bede (the Venerable) - Great Britain - 1849 - 515 pages
...a short space of fair weather, he immediately vanishes out of your sight, into the dark winter from which he had emerged. So this life of man appears...something more certain, it seems justly to deserve to -r , lowed." The other elders and king's counsellors, £y Divine^ /i ' ' inspiration, spoke to the...
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Half hours of English history, selected and illustr. by C. Knight

English history - 1851
...out of your sight, returning from one winter to another. So this life of man appears for a moment ; but of what went before, or what is to follow, we...certain, it seems justly to deserve to be followed." 'Never was a familiar image more beautifully applied ; never was there a more striking picture of ancient...
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The Church Historians of England: pt. 2. The historical works of the ...

Great Britain - 1853
...fair weather, soon passed over, he immediately vanishes out of your sight into the dark winter from which he had emerged. So this life of man appears...seems justly to deserve to be followed." The other elders and king's counsellors, by Divine inspiration, spoke to the same effect. § 131. But Coifi added,...
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