The Harleian miscellany; or, A collection of ... pamphlets and tracts ... in the late earl of Oxford's library

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Page 504 - Lord, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.
Page 413 - Therefore hearken not ye to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your enchanters, nor to your sorcerers, which speak unto you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon...
Page 407 - Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
Page 501 - Whence come the Stork and the Turtle ; the | Crane and the Swallow, when they know | and observe the appointed Time of their coming?
Page 119 - Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest ? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields ; for they are white already to harvest.
Page 297 - We do engage unto you solemnly the word of a king, that the security of all and every one of you from violence is, and ever shall be, as much our care, as the preservation of us, and our children...
Page 329 - A few days after they appeared in his presence, armed, and attended with armed followers ; and they accused, by name, the Archbishop of York, the Duke of Ireland, the Earl of Suffolk, Sir Robert Tresilian, and Sir Nicholas Brembre, as public and dangerous enemies to the state.
Page 483 - If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation.
Page 42 - And if the state were in this plight, religion was not in much better ; to reform which, a certain number of divines were called, neither chosen by any rule or custom ecclesiastical, nor eminent for either piety or knowledge above others left out ; only as each member of parliament in his private fancy thought fit, so elected one by one. The most part of them...
Page 461 - Then said all the trees unto the bramble, Come thou and reign over us. And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow ; and if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.

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