Saint Pancras, Past and Present: Being Historical, Traditional and General Notes of the Parish, Including Biographical Notices of Inhabitants Associated with Its Topographical and General History

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A. Heywood & son, 1874 - Parishes - 355 pages
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Page 167 - It is monstrous to be told that you have a heart as sinful as the common wretches that crawl the earth. This is highly offensive and insulting, and I cannot but wonder that your ladyship should relish any sentiments so much at variance with high rank and good breeding.
Page 115 - The constant gist of his discourse was lamentation over the sunk condition of the world ; which he recognised to be given up to Atheism and Materialism, full of mere sordid misbeliefs, mispursuits and misresults. All Science had become mechanical ; the science not of men, but of a kind of human beavers.
Page 187 - There was another school not far off, and of course Our School could have nothing to say to that school. It is mostly the way with schools, whether of boys or men. Well ! the railway has swallowed up ours, and the locomotives now run smoothly over its ashes. So fades and languishes, grows dim and dies, All that this world is proud of, — and is not proud of, too.
Page 168 - He loved the world that hated him : the tear That dropped upon his Bible was sincere : Assailed by scandal and the tongue of strife, His only answer was, a blameless life ; And he that forged, and he that threw the dart, Had each a brother's interest in his heart.
Page 213 - Cast me not off in the time of old age ; forsake me not when my strength fui loth.
Page 167 - Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.
Page 107 - Here lies the Coal-heaver ; who departed this life, July 1, 1813, in the 69th year of his age ; beloved of his God, but abhorred of men. The omniscient Judge, at the Grand Assize, shall ratify and confirm this, to the confusion of many thousands; for England and its metropolis shall know, that there hath been a Prophet among them!
Page 289 - ... served on shore with the army four months, and commanded the batteries at the sieges of Bastia and Calvi...
Page 188 - Gracious Spirit, dwell with me ; I myself would gracious be, And with words that help and heal Would Thy life in mine reveal, And with actions bold and meek Would for Christ my Saviour speak.
Page 169 - Lord Jesus, I am weary in thy work, but not of thy work. If I have not yet finished my course, let me go and speak for thee once more in the fields, seal thy truth, and come home and die.

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