The foster:brothers of Doon, by the author of 'Golden hills'.

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Side 105 - Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness : he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous. A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth : he will guide his affairs with discretion. Surely he shall not be moved for ever : the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance. He shall not be afraid of evil tidings : his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.
Side 206 - African sun may have burnt upon him ; no matter in what disastrous battle his liberty may have been cloven down ; no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains that burst from around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and disenthralled, by the irresistible...
Side 206 - I speak in the spirit of the British law, which makes liberty commensurate with and inseparable from British soil; which proclaims even to the stranger and sojourner, the moment he sets his foot upon British earth, that the ground on which he treads is holy, and consecrated by the genius of universal emancipation.
Side 206 - No matter in what language his doom may have been pronounced, no matter what complexion incompatible with freedom an Indian or an African sun may have burned upon him, no matter in what disastrous battle his liberty may have been cloven down, no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery, the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust...
Side 109 - God, hears nothing else, that can terrify him. Ab auditione mala non timebit, says David, A good man shall not be afraid of evil tidings, for his heart is fixed, trusting in the LordM.
Side 173 - Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work : but the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt do no manner of work...
Side 213 - ... here we sit without mace or beadle, neither a mystery, nor a craft, nor a corporation ; in four words lies all our power — universal emancipation and representative legislature...
Side 307 - Currach of Kildare, The boys they will be there With their pikes in good repair, Says the Shan Van vocht.
Side 349 - Irishmen ! your country is free, and you are about to be avenged. That vile Government which has so long and so cruelly oppressed you is no more.

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