Tales of My Landlord: 1st ser, Volumi 1-2

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Samuel H. Parker, 1834

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Pagina 16 - And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh; And they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine: And all flesh shall know that I the Lord am thy Saviour And thy Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob.
Pagina 147 - Certain men, the children of Belial, are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods...
Pagina 16 - Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered : for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.
Pagina 165 - ... to soften obstinacy; and whose very powers of intellect have been confounded by hearing the same dull lesson repeated a hundred times by rote, and only varied by the various blunders of the reciters. Even the flowers of classic genius, with which his solitary fancy is most gratified...
Pagina 165 - Preliminary. \Vhy seeks he with unwearied toil Through death's dim walks to urge his way, Reclaim his long-asserted spoil, And lead oblivion into day ? Langhorne.
Pagina 14 - ... liberated captives quickly flew abroad with many exaggerations among the victorious army. The reports on the subject were various ; but it was universally agreed, that young Morton of Milnwood, the son of the stout soldier of the Covenant, Silas Morton, together with the precious Gabriel Kettledrummle, and a singular devout Christian woman, whom many thought as good as himself at extracting a doctrine or an use, whether of terror or consolation, had arrived to support the good old cause, with...
Pagina 259 - Zephyrs play in prosperous gales And Fortune's favour fills the swelling sails ; But would forsake the ship, and make the shore, When the winds wHistle, and the tempests roar...
Pagina 232 - Your leddyship and the steward hae been pleased to propose that my son Cuddie suld work in the barn wi' a new-fangled machine * for dighting the corn frae the chaff, thus impiously thwarting the will of Divine Providence, by raising wind for your leddyship's ain particular use by human art, instead of soliciting it by prayer, or waiting patiently for whatever dispensation of wind Providence was pleased to send upon the sheelingliill.
Pagina 217 - The snorting of his horses was heard from Dan: the whole land trembled at the sound of the neighing of his strong ones ; for they are come, and have devoured the land, and all that is in it; the city, and those that dwell therein.
Pagina 312 - There arrows of the bow he brake, The shield, the sword, the war. More glorious thou than hills of prey, More excellent art far.

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