The picturesque primer; or, Useful matter made pleasing pastime for leisure hours

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John Harris, 1837 - 168 pagine
 

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Pagina 157 - Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength : He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted, Neither turneth he back from the sword. The quiver rattleth against him, The glittering spear and the shield.
Pagina 65 - And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
Pagina 158 - He saith among the trumpets, Ha ha; and he smelleth the battle afar off, the thunder of the captains, and the shouting.
Pagina 17 - For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn.
Pagina 157 - Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: He goeth on to meet the armed men.
Pagina i - THE PICTURESQUE PRIMER; or, Useful Matter made Pleasing Pastime for Leisure Hours. By the Rev. W. FLETCHER. New Edition. With 100 woodcuts. Price 2s. 6d. THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS of LONDON and WESTMINSTER DESCRIBED. By F. SHOBERL. With 24 steel Engravings. Price 4s. 6d.
Pagina 167 - ... also the birthday of the Hereditary Prince 1 The Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. 485 of Mecklenburg whose name is also George.1 The King and all the Princes came in the morning and paid me a visit to congratulate me on your birthday. I think there never existed a more honourable man than the King and I think you will do me the justice to say that I did not say too much of him in all my accounts of him, to see him with all his children is really charming, I have passed many pleasant days there....
Pagina 50 - Tea was first brought into Europe in the year 1610, by the Dutch. In 1666, it was sold in London at sixty shillings a pound, and was of course a great luxury.
Pagina 50 - ... left longer on the tree, loses a great part of its juice, and contracts a different colour, taste, and virtue. The green' tea, is gathered the beginning of March; and the black in May or June.
Pagina 21 - What nice hand, With every implement and means to boot, Could make me such another ? Fondly, then, We boast of excellence, whose noblest skill Instinctive genius foils.

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