The history and topography of the Isle of Axholme ... Lincolnshire (Google eBook)

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Page 426 - And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, and never eateth with pleasure. "They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.
Page 211 - An't please your worship, they have convarted my wife. Till she went among them, she had such a tongue; and now she is as quiet as a lamb.
Page vi - He made a covenant with Jacob, and gave Israel a law : which he commanded our forefathers...
Page 193 - At six, as soon as family prayers were over, they had their supper; at seven the maid washed them; and, beginning at the youngest, she undressed and got them all to bed by eight; at which time she left them in their several rooms awake for there was no such thing allowed of in our house as sitting by a child till it fell asleep.
Page 277 - Leaders of the people by their counsels, And by their knowledge of learning meet for the people, Wise and eloquent in their instructions...
Page 336 - He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
Page 193 - When turned a year old, (and some before.) they were taught to fear the rod, and to cry softly, by which means they escaped abundance of correction which they might otherwise have had ; and that most odious noise, of the crying of children, was rarely heard in the house, but the family usually lived in as much quietness as if there had not been a child among them.
Page 24 - ... matter, which mixes with the earthy materials of the rock ; in this improved soil more perfect plants are capable of subsisting ; these in their turn absorb nourishment from water and the atmosphere ; and after perishing, afford new materials to those already provided : the decomposition of the rock still continues ; and at length by such slow and gradual processes, a soil...
Page 193 - They were so constantly used to eat and drink what was given them that when any of them was ill there was no difficulty in making them take the most unpleasant medicine; for they durst not refuse it, though some of them would presently throw it up. This I mention to show that a person may be taught to take anything, though it be never so much against his stomach.
Page 178 - May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing...

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