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Page 320 - And I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the people.
Page 414 - Great, who first organized a social state and sovereignty in Britain; for, before that time, there was no justice but what was done by favour, nor any law except that of superior force. The third was Dyvwall Moelmud ; for he first made arrangements respecting the laws, maxims, customs, and privileges of the country and tribe.
Page 62 - There are three indispensables of a voter : that he be a free-born Briton without defect in pedigree, and without meanness in dignity ; that he be an efficient man ; and that he be the head of a family, having a wife and children by marriage. Without these a man will not be recognised in law as the head of a family, and with these he will not decide against privilege and justice, but will vote conscientiously on their account.
Page 320 - In the day of thy power shall the people offer thee free-will offerings with an holy worship : The dew of thy birth is of the womb of the morning.
Page 419 - There were three awful events in the Isle of Britain. The first was the bursting of the Lake of Floods, and the rushing of an inundation over all the lands, until all persons were destroyed, except Dwyvan and Dwyvack, who escaped in an open vessel and from them the Isle of Britain was re-peopled.
Page 413 - There were three names given to the Isle of Britain from the beginning: Before it was inhabited it was called the Sea-girt green spot. After it was inhabited, it was called the Honey Island...
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