A history military and municipal of the ancient borough of Devizes [by H. Bull].

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Page 289 - Westminster scholar; by the answer he was soon convinced that it was his former generous friend; and without saying any thing more at that time, made the best of his way to London, where, employing all his power and interest with the protector, he saved his friend from the fate of his unhappy associates.
Page 385 - Probably the latter; for the mob were wrought up to such a pitch of fury that their masters dreaded the consequence, and therefore went about appeasing the multitude and charging them not to touch us in our departure.
Page 384 - Christians, and told my companion they should take us off our knees. We were kept from all hurry and discomposure of spirit by a divine power resting upon us. We prayed and conversed as freely as if we had been in the midst of our brethren, and had great confidence that the Lord would either deliver us from the danger, or in it.
Page 386 - Jesus said unto her, said I not unto thee, If thou wouldst believe, thou shouldst see the glory of God.
Page 289 - As soon as they were grown up to be men, the civil war broke out, in which our two friends took...
Page 289 - Master was too well known for the Criminal to expect any Pardon for such a Fault; so that the Boy, who was of a meek Temper, was terrified to Death at the Thoughts of his Appearance, when his Friend, who sat...
Page 105 - Christ's vicar, hath been lord of all the world as Christ is ; so that if he should have deprived the king of his crown, or you of the lordship of Bromeham, it had been enough : for he could do no wrong.
Page 448 - Gentlemen, here's my son, — will you have him recite from the poets, or take your, portraits...
Page 566 - Malmesbury. For there he erected extensive edifices, at vast cost, and with surpassing beauty; the courses of stone being so correctly laid that the joint deceives the eye, and leads it to imagine that the whole wall is composed of a single block.
Page 388 - ... women, in collecting the several quotas of money, discovered a deficiency, and demanded of Ruth Pierce the sum which was wanting to make good the amount; Ruth Pierce protested that she had paid her share; and said, She wished she might drop down dead, if she had not. She rashly repeated this awful wish, when, to the consternation and terror of the surrounding multitude, she instantly fell down, and expired, having the money concealed in her hand.

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