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Side 300 - Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty: For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility; Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly: let me go with you; I'll do the service of a younger man In all your business and necessities.
Side 53 - Icelandic alin, the arm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger, is also the same word.
Side 12 - WP VAN NESS. NATHANIEL PENDLETON, Esq. In the evening of the same day I received from him the following answer : No. XI June 26, 1804. SIR, I have communicated the letter which you did me the honour to write to me of this date, to General Hamilton.
Side 229 - Devil, but kill cattle to the praise of God in their eating, and return thanks to the Giver of all things for their sustenance; to the end that, while some gratifications are outwardly permitted them, they may the more easily consent to the inward consolations of the Grace of God. For there is no doubt that it is impossible to efface everything at once from their obdurate minds; because he, who endeavours to ascend to the highest place, rises by degrees or steps, and not by leaps.
Side 228 - ... let holy water be made and sprinkled in the said temples, let altars be erected, and relics placed. For if those temples are well built, it is requisite that they be converted from the worship of devils to the service of the true God ; that the nation, seeing that their temples are not destroyed, may remove error from their hearts, and knowing and adoring the true God, may the more familiarly resort to the places to which they have been accustomed.
Side 300 - I beseech all persons, who shall read this work, not to degrade themselves to a level with the brutes, or the rabble, by gratifying their sloth, or eating and drinking promiscuously whatever pleases their palates, or by indulging their appetites of every kind. But whether they understand physic or not, let them consult their reason, and observe what agrees and what does not agree with them, that, like wise men, they may adhere to the use of such things as conduce to their health, and forbear...
Side 228 - I have, upon mature deliberation1 on the affair of the English, determined upon, namely, that the temples of the idols in that nation ought not to be destroyed ; but let the idols that are in them...
Side 70 - P. OLIVER, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, to the Commissioners authorised by a late Ordinance for Approbation of Public Preachers, or ' to
Side 153 - the graceful mien and manly looks/' which our popular Scotch song has justly attributed to that character. He had his Tartan plaid thrown about him, a large blue bonnet with a knot of black...
Side 279 - Bath-hill, when took place also the last almost, though not the least slaughter of our cruel foes, which was (as I am sure) forty-four years and one month after the landing of the Saxons, and also the time of my own nativity.

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