The Reformer's Almanac, and Companion to the Almanacs, 1848

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J. Barker, 1848 - 416 sider
Contains information about the Chartist Movement, labor reform, social reform, and emigration to the United States.
 

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Side 141 - And it came to pass when Jezebel heard that Naboth was stoned and was dead, that Jezebel said to Ahab, Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite which he refused to give thee for money, for Naboth is not alive, but dead.
Side 80 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a Member of the House of Commons.
Side 119 - Chinese thought, such an expression as "church paths" shows that it is not a close translation: Where spades grow bright, and idle swords grow dull; Where jails are empty, and where barns are full; Where church paths are with frequent feet outworn; Law court-yards weedy, silent and forlorn; Where doctors foot it, and where farmers ride; Where age abounds, and youth is multiplied; Where these signs are, they clearly indicate A happy people, and well-governed state.
Side 360 - When told that kings had a right divine, And that the people were herds of swine, That nobles alone were fit to rule, That the poor were unimproved by school, . That ceaseless toil was the proper fate Of all but the wealthy and the great, John shook his head, and said, with a frown, " The coin is spurious, nail it down.
Side 351 - With work to do, and store of health, The man's unworthy to be free, Who will not give, That he may live, His daily toil for daily fee.
Side 135 - And he will appoint him captains over thousands and captains over fifties, and will set them to ear his ground and to reap his harvest and to make his instruments of war and instruments of his chariots. And he will take your daughters to be confectionaries and to be cooks and to be bakers.
Side 134 - And when they told it to Jotham, he went and stood in the top of mount Gerizim, and lifted up his voice, and cried, and said unto them, Hearken unto me, ye men of Shechem, that God may hearken unto you. The trees went forth on a time to anoint a king over them ; and they said unto the olive tree, Reign thou over us.
Side 359 - JOHN LITTLEJOHN was stanch and strong, Upright and downright, scorning wrong; He gave good weight, and paid his way, He thought for himself, and he said his say. Whenever a rascal strove to pass, Instead of silver, money of brass, He took his hammer, and said, with a frown, " The coin is spurious, nail it down.
Side 11 - I say unto you, inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me." "Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.
Side 344 - Peace, harmony, and love. The universe, In nature's silent eloquence, declares That all fulfil the works of love and joy, — . . All but the outcast Man. He fabricates The sword which stabs his peace ; he chcrisheth The snakes that gnaw his heart ; he raiseth up The tyrant, whose delight is in his woe, Whose sport is in his agony.

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