Rudimentary chronology of civil and ecclesiastical history, art [&c., by E. Law].

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Page 2 - Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead In the rock for ever!
Page 180 - Leicester in the summons for a parliament at this time directed " the sheriffs to elect and return two knights for each county, two citizens for each city, and two burgesses for each borough in the county...
Page 154 - ... and reprobate. The earth bare no corn; you might as well have tilled the sea, for the land was all ruined by such deeds, and it was said openly that Christ and his saints slept.
Page 156 - Had not such retreats been scattered here and there, among the huts of a miserable peasantry, and the castles of a ferocious aristocracy, European society would have consisted merely of beasts of burden and beasts of prey.
Page 4 - And they told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said unto them ; and when he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob their father revived : And Israel said, It is enough ; Joseph my son is yet alive : I will go and see him before I die.
Page 16 - Scott observed that, in the verses on Solomon's Temple, one striking circumstance had escaped him, namely, that no tools were used in its erection.
Page 130 - In this year all the chief witan of the English nation fell at Calne from an upper chamber, except the holy archbishop Dunstan, who alone supported himself upon a beam ; and there were some grievously maimed, and some did not escape it with life.
Page 15 - And these are they whom David set over the service of song in the house of the LORD, after that the ark had rest.
Page 186 - ... a mournful and solitary silence prevailed along the coast which had so long resounded with the WORLD'S DEBATE.

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