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Seite 47 - My loving people, we have been persuaded by some that are careful of our safety to take heed how we commit ourselves to armed multitudes, for fear of treachery ; but I assure you I do not desire to live to distrust my faithful and loving people.
Seite 44 - Save and deliver us, we humbly beseech thee, from the hands of our enemies, abate their pride, assuage their malice, and confound their devices ; that we, being armed with thy defence, may be preserved evermore from all perils, to glorify thee, who art the only giver of all victory ; through the merits of thy only Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Seite 116 - On the contrary, though there are exceptions in some of the maritime provinces, yet, for the greater part, it is a stern, melancholy country, with rugged mountains, and long sweeping plains, destitute of trees, and indescribably silent and lonesome, partaking of the savage and solitary character of Africa.
Seite 94 - Lord cometh out of His place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity : the earth shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
Seite 43 - Parma ; for with the grace of God, if we live, I doubt it not but ere it be long so to handle the matter with the Duke of Sidonia as he shall wish himself at St. Mary Port among his orange trees.
Seite 49 - O'er the grave where our hero we buried We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning ; By the struggling moonbeams' misty light And the lantern dimly burning.
Seite 48 - I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman. But I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too...
Seite 147 - Oriental nations, and occasionally alluded to in the Sacred Scriptures. The great vestibule, or porch of the gate, is formed by an immense Arabian arch, of the horseshoe form, which springs to half the height of the tower. On the keystone of this arch is engraven a gigantic hand. Within the vestibule, on the keystone of the portal, is sculptured, in like manner, a gigantic key.