Collections Historical and Archaeological Relating to Montgomeryshire and Its Borders, Volume 33

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The Club, 1904 - Montgomeryshire (Wales)
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Page 13 - THEREFoRE with angels and archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious name, evermore praising thee, and saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts ! heaven and earth are full of thy glory. Glory be to thee, O Lord most high.
Page 90 - Forgive, blest shade, the tributary tear That mourns thy exit from a world like this; Forgive the wish that would have kept thee here. And stayed thy progress to the seats of bliss. No more confined to grovelling scenes of night, No more a tenant pent in mortal clay; Now should we rather hail thy glorious flight, And trace thy journey to the realms of day.
Page 280 - On being asked by one of the bystanders what he meant, he said aloud, " it was a very great honour to a poor gentleman of Wales to lose his head with such noble lords," and added, with an oath, "that he was afraid they would have hanged him.
Page 180 - I wish you a merry Christmas, And a happy New Year; A pocket full of money , And a cellar full of beer ; And a good fat pig, To serve you all the year.
Page 109 - Then the mantle was thrown over him, and they pointed to the cross of eight points embroidered on the left side, and said, " We wear this white cross as a sign of purity ; wear it also within thy heart as well as outwardly, and keep it without soil or stain. The eight points are the signs of the eight beatitudes which thou must ever preserve, viz., 1. Spiritual joy. 2. To live without malice. 3. To weep over thy sins. 4. To humble thyself to those who injure thee. 5. To love justice. 6. To be merciful....
Page 92 - Printed," pressa. 6. Begin the line with gentis. ' ' Should be," fore. EXERCISE L. OUR life hangs by a single thread ; Soon 'tis cut, and we are dead. Then boast not, reader, of thy might — Alive at morn, and dead at night.
Page 201 - Montgomery, was slain, in one of those violent and bloody commotions which too often agitated the ancient inhabitants of Wales, and contributed to ruin the country and destroy its independence, Gwynne, the brave son of Llewelyn ab lorwerth, Prince of North Wales.
Page 110 - The— knights — are — dust.— Their— good —swords— rust.— Their — souls— are — with —the— saints— we— trust.
Page 273 - ... Government. The Emperor Nicholas invited him to take up his residence at St. Petersburg. Mr. Bailey says, ' I have endeavoured to give some account of a man who has had an immense influence on our prosperity and comfort ; a man who will be classed in future records as one of the most remarkable men of this century, crowded as its history is with the names of great benefactors. His genius and the supremacy of his intellect caused all those contemporaries who knew him to lean to him as a great...

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