Proceedings, Volume 3

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Page 80 - I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun : and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power ; but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive. Yea, better is he than both they, which hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun.
Page 139 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith etc.
Page 219 - O were there war between the lands, As well I wot that there is none, I would slight Carlisle castell high, Though it were builded of marble stone.
Page viii - Any Member wishing to withdraw must signify his intention in writing previously to January 1st of the ensuing year, otherwise he will be considered liable to pay his subscription for that year.
Page 234 - Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? May I not wash in them, and be clean?
Page 257 - The nine men's morris* is fill'd up with mud ; And the quaint mazes in the wanton green, For lack of tread, are undistinguishable...
Page 61 - Then the goddess, grey-eyed Athene, answered him : 'Yea now, I will plainly tell thee all. I avow me to be Mentes, son of wise Anchialus, and I bear rule among the Taphians, lovers of the oar. And now am I come to shore, as thou seest, with ship and crew, sailing over the wine-dark sea, unto men of strange speech, even to Temesa*, in quest of copper, and my cargo is shining iron. And there my ship is lying toward the upland, away from the city, in the harbour of Rheithron beneath wooded Nei'on :...
Page 71 - Indeed he restored every divine office to its native grace, from the manner in which he treated it, though before it had become obsolete from antiquity. The laws of religion and of hospitality, already happily traced out, he strongly impressed on the monks, who to this day so closely follow the footsteps of the prior in both, that they deserve all or nearly all possible commendation; indeed in this house there is a place of entertainment to any extent, for travellers of every description by sea or...
Page 256 - What generally appears at present is no more than a circular work, made of banks of earth, in the fashion of a maze or labyrinth, and the boys to this day divert themselves with running in it one after another, which leads them by many windings, quite through and back again.

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