Travels in Lands Beyond the Sea: Beauty and Glory of Western Europe ... Pen Pictures of Castles, Cathedrals, and Cities ...

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R. Baur & Son, Printers, 1888 - 408 Seiten

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Seite 383 - These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep. For he commandeth and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof. They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths : their soul is melted because of trouble.
Seite 140 - When we could endure no more upon the water, we to a little alehouse on the Bankside, over against the Three Cranes, and there staid till it was dark almost, and saw the fire grow, and as it grew darker, appeared more and more, and in corners and upon steeples, and between churches and houses, as far as we could see up the hill of the City, in a most horrid malicious bloody flame, not like the fine flame of an ordinary fire.
Seite 382 - They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters ; These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.
Seite 140 - Lord! what can I do? I am spent: people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses; but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it.
Seite 383 - Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, And he bringeth them out of their distresses. He maketh the storm a calm, So that the waves thereof are Then are they glad because they be quiet; So he bringeth them unto their desired haven.
Seite 139 - So I was called for, and did tell the king and Duke of York what I saw : and that, unless His Majesty did command houses to be pulled down, nothing could stop the fire. They seemed much troubled, and the King commanded me to go to my Lord Mayor from him, and command him to spare no houses, but to pull down before the fire every way.
Seite 373 - Good frend, for Jesus sake forbeare to digg the dust encloased heare ; Bleste be ye man yt spares thes stones, and curst be he yt moves my bones.
Seite 139 - Everybody endeavouring to remove their goods, and flinging into the river, or bringing them into lighters that lay off; poor people staying in their houses as long as till the very fire touched them, and then running into boats or clambering from one pair of stairs by the waterside to another. And among other things, the poor pigeons, I perceive, were loth to leave their houses, but hovered about the windows and balconies till they burned their wings and fell down.
Seite 140 - Dowgate, receiving some of his brother's things, whose houses were on fire, and, as he says, have been removed twice already ; and he doubts (as it soon proved) that they must be in a little time removed from his house also, which was a sad consideration.
Seite 264 - What the tour of Europe was necessary to see elsewhere, I now find congregated in this one city. Here are alike the beauties of Prague and of...

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