Letters from England, Volume 3

Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1808

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Page 102 - And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness... So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them...
Page 238 - It has been said that he who makes two blades of grass grow where only one grew before is a benefactor to his species.
Page 219 - And a great portent appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars; 2 she was with child and she cried out in her pangs of birth, in anguish for delivery.
Page 1 - Of the woman came the beginning of sin, and through her we all die.
Page 101 - As may express them best ; though what if earth Be but the shadow of heaven, and things therein Each to other like, more than on earth is thought...
Page 144 - Some years ago, being in the Campidoglio at Rome, he made up to the bust of Jupiter, and, bowing very low, exclaimed, in the Italian language,—" I hope, sir, if ever you get your head above water again, you will remember that I paid my respects to you in your adversity.
Page 322 - A GENERAL COLLECTION of VOYAGES and TRAVELS; forming a complete History of the Origin and Progress of Discovery, by Sea and Land, from the earliest Ages to the present Time...
Page 85 - A manufacturing poor is more easily instigated to revolt. They have no local attachments ; the persons to whom they look up for support they regard more with envy than respect, as men who grow rich by their labour...
Page x - Mr Rogers, being sentenced to be burned, and remanded back to prison, was on Monday morning, the fourth day of February, 1555, awakened out of a very sound sleep, with great difficulty, by the keeper's wife, who suddenly warned him to make haste and prepare himself for the fire. If it be so, said he, I need not tie
Page 302 - Oh,' said the gingerbread-baker, ' he wo'nt be angry at seeing me, I warrant, so show me the way up ;' and pushing the servant forward, he followed him up stairs into the room. When, however, he saw the great man whom he was come to honour lying on a couch, with his countenance pale, painful, and emaciated, yet full of benevolence, the sight overpowered him : he...

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