The new tablet of memory; or, Recorder of remarkable events, alphabetically arranged, from the earliest period


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Side 328 - garment wear The beauty of the morning; silent,—bare,— Ships, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie Open unto the fields, and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air. Never did sun more beautifully steep In his first splendour valley, rock, or hill; Ne'er saw I,—never felt,—a calm so deep ! The river glideth at
Side 514 - For the Vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and Not Lie, though it tarry. Wait far it; Because it will Surely Come, it
Side 328 - Earth has not any thing to show more fair: Dull would he be of soul who could pass by A sight so touching in its majesty: This city now doth
Side 544 - before he could effect it. At length he said, ' I am just going. Have me decently buried ; and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead.' I bowed assent, for I could not speak. He then looked at me again and said,—' Do you understand me?' I replied, * Yes.
Side 328 - calm so deep ! The river glideth at his own sweet will: Dear God! the very houses seem asleep: And all that mighty heart is
Side 560 - to quit the field. Having wrapped a handkerchief round his hand, he continued giving orders without the least emotion ; and advanced at the head of the grenadiers, with their bayonets fixed, when another ball unfortunately pierced the breast of this young hero, who fell in the arms of victory, just as the enemy gave way:
Side 193 - never rack his person, rack his style; let him have " pen, ink, and paper, and help of books, and be enjoined to continue his " story, and I will undertake, by collating his style, to judge whether he " were the author." In the reign of James I. the practice was
Side 446 - Living in an age of extraordinary events and revolutions, he learnt (as himself asserted) this truth, which, pursuant to his intention, is here declared, that all is vanity which is not honest; and that there is no solid wisdom but in real piety.
Side 472 - through those of the whole of the following sovereigns, viz. Henry IV., Henry V., Henry VI., Edward IV., Edward V., Richard III., Henry VII., Henry VIII., Edward VI., Mary, and
Side 245 - a pedlar," in old French, and therefore signifying the court of such petty chapmen as resort to fairs and markets. It is a Court of Record, incident to every fair and market, of which the steward of him who owns or has the toll of the market is the judge.

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