St. Pancras: Being Antiquarian, Topographical, and Biographical Memoranda, Relating to the Extensive Metropolitan Parish of St. Pancras, Middlesex; with Some Account of the Parish from Its Foundation

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S. Palmer, 1870 - Electronic books - 322 pages

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Page 184 - Dull would he be of soul who could pass by A sight so touching in its majesty: This City now doth, like a garment, wear The beauty of the morning; silent, bare, Ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lie Open unto the fields, and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air.
Page 110 - Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.
Page 170 - But will God indeed dwell on the earth ? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee ; how much less this house that I have builded...
Page 170 - Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious : and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded.
Page 254 - With juice of cursed hebenon in a vial, And in the porches of mine ears did pour The leperous distilment, whose effect Holds such an enmity with blood of man That swift as quicksilver it courses through The natural gates and alleys of the body, And with a sudden vigour it doth posset And curd, like eager droppings into milk, The thin and wholesome blood.
Page 175 - ... the worm that dieth not, and the fire that is not quenched.
Page 184 - Earth has not anything to show more fair : Dull would he be of soul who could pass by A sight so touching in its majesty : This City now doth, like a garment, wear The beauty of the morning...
Page 124 - Leuconomus1 (beneath well-sounding Greek I slur a name a poet must not speak) Stood pilloried on infamy's high stage, And bore the pelting scorn of half an age, The very butt of slander, and the blot For ev'ry dart that malice ever shot.
Page 223 - And all persons who bring children, are requested to affix on each child some particular writing, or other distinguishing mark or token, so that the child may be known, if hereafter necessary.
Page 124 - He loved the world that hated him ; the tear That dropp'd upon his Bible was sincere. Assail'd by scandal and the tongue of strife, His only answer was a blameless life, And he that forged and he that threw the dart, Had each a brother's interest in his heart.

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