Brambletye House: Or, Cavaliers and Roundheads : a Novel, Band 3

Colburn, 1826 - 413 Seiten

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Seite 42 - Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards, his design Moves like a ghost. Thou sure and firm-set earth, Hear not my steps, which way they walk, for fear The very stones prate of my whereabout, And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits with it.
Seite 178 - ... the rain Impetuous, and continued till the earth No more was seen ; the floating vessel swum Uplifted...
Seite 115 - But when we in our viciousness grow hard, (O misery on't!) the wise gods seal our eyes ; In our own filth drop our clear judgments ; make us Adore our errors ; laugh at us, while we strut To our confusion.
Seite 92 - He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust. His truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, nor for the arrow that flieth by day, nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness, nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
Seite 92 - He shall call upon me, and I will hear him : yea, I am with him in trouble ; I will deliver him, and bring him to honour.
Seite 92 - Thou shalt not be afraid for any terror by night, nor for the arrow that flieth by day; For the pestilence that walketh in darkness, nor for the sickness that destroyeth in the noon-day. A thousand shall fall beside thee, and ten thousand at thy right hand ; but it shall not come nigh thee.
Seite 59 - Oh! death, death, death!" in a most inimitable tone, and which struck me with horror and a chillness in my very blood. There was nobody to be seen in the whole street, neither did any other window open, for people had no curiosity now in any case, nor could anybody help one another; so I went on to pass into Bell Alley.
Seite 160 - This day was order'da generall fast thro' the Nation, to humble us on the late dreadfull conflagration, added to the plague and warr, the most dismall judgments that could be inflicted, but which indeede we highly deserv'd for our prodigious ingratitude, burning lusts, dissolute Court, profane and abominable lives...
Seite 176 - I espied walking th' other day through Westminster Hall, that had as much ribbon about him as would have plundered six shops and set up twenty country pedlars. All his body was drest like a May-pole or a Tom o
Seite 160 - July they continu'd to flee, tho' not in such Multitudes as formerly. In August indeed, they fled in such a manner, that I began to think there would be really none but Magistrates and Servants left in the City. As they fled now out of the City, so I should observe, that the Court removed early, (•viz.') in the Month of June, and went to Oxford, where it...

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