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The Harleian Miscellany: A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining ...
William Oldys,John Malham
No preview available - 2013
The Harleian Miscellany: A Collection of Scarce, Curious and Entertaining ...
William Oldys,Thomas Park
No preview available - 2015
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Page 364 - The secret things belong unto the LORD our God : but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.
Page 42 - Precipice a great Height, and was so stunned and bruised with the Fall, that he narrowly escaped with his Life, and when he came to his Senses, found the Goat dead under him. He lay there about twenty-four Hours, and was scarce able to crawl to his Hut, which was about a Mile distant, or to stir abroad again in Ten Days. 'He came at last to relish his Meat well enough without Salt or Bread, and, in the Season, had plenty of good Turnips, which had been sowed there by Captain Dampier's Men, and have...
Page 167 - Council, and to all that are put in authority under her, that they may truly and indifferently minister justice, to the punishment of wickedness and vice, and to the maintenance of thy true religion and virtue. Give grace, O heavenly Father, to all Bishops and Curates, that they may both by their life and doctrine set forth thy true and lively Word, and rightly and duly administer thy holy Sacraments...
Page 364 - Christ crucified, and manfully to fight under his banner against sin, the world, and the devil, and to continue his faithful soldier and servant unto thy life's end. Amen.
Page 41 - ... and in the larger he slept and employed himself in reading, singing psalms, and praying ; so that he said he was a better Christian while in this solitude than ever he was before, or than, he was afraid, he should ever be again. At first he never ate anything till hunger constrained him, partly for grief, and partly for want of bread and salt.
Page 41 - ... without discovering him. He told us that he was born at Largo in the county of Fife in Scotland, and was bred a sailor from his youth. The reason of his being left here was a difference betwixt him and his Captain...
Page 359 - But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves.
Page 42 - These he sometimes boiled, and at other times broiled, as he did his goats flesh, of which he made very good broth, for they are not so rank as ours ; he kept an account of five hundred that he killed, while there, and caught as many more, which he marked on the ear and let go. When his powder failed, he took them by speed of foot, for his way of living, and...
Page 43 - When his clothes wore out, he made himself a coat and a cap of goat's skins, which he stitched together with little thongs of the same, that he cut with his knife. He had no other needle but a nail ; and when his knife was...
Page 43 - The winter lasts no longer than June and July, and is not then severe, there being only a small frost and a little hail, but sometimes great rains. The heat of the summer is equally moderate, and there's not much thunder or tempestuous weather of any sort.