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Сторінка 71 - If a bird's nest chance to be before thee in the way in any tree, or on the ground, whether they be young ones, or eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young, or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the dam with the young...
Сторінка 28 - And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.
Сторінка 421 - Barons' eldest Sons. Knights of the Garter. Privy Councillors. Chancellor of the Exchequer. "Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench. Master of the Rolls.
Сторінка 159 - For every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills. I know all the fowls of the mountains; and the wild beasts of the field are mine. If I were hungry, I would not tell thee; for the world is mine, and the fulness thereof.
Сторінка 163 - I pity the man who can travel from Dan. to Beersheba, and cry, 'Tis all barren and so it is; and so is all the world to him, who will not cultivate the fruits it offers.
Сторінка 461 - May, 1700, and was buried in Westminster abbey, where a monument was erected to his memory by John, duke of Buckingham.
Сторінка 437 - I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth.
Сторінка 157 - Crispinus and Crispianus were brethren, born at Rome ; from whence they travelled to Soissons in France, about the year 303, to propagate the Christian religion ; but because they would not be chargeable to others for their maintenance, they exercised the trade of shoemakers; but the governor of the town discovering them to be Christians, ordered them to be beheaded about the year 303 From which time, the shoemakers made choice of them for their tutelar saints.
Сторінка 436 - The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or five chaldron of coals, and is an immense benefit to the coal merchants.
Сторінка 17 - Formerly the oath of allegiance ran thus : ' I do promise to be true and faithful to the King and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear, of life, and limb, and terrene honour ; and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him, without defending him therefrom:' and was altered at the Revolution to the present form.

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