Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography, Heraldry, History, Language, Literature, Natural History, Topography, &c. Selected from Original Letters and Documents Addressed During the Year ... to the Publisher

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G. Willis, 1853
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Page 59 - Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began...
Page 87 - Soon shall thy arm, unconquered Steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car ; Or, on wide-waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air...
Page 78 - oh ! gallant stranger, For hapless ADELGITHA'S love. " For he is in a foreign far land Whose arm should now have set me free ; And I must wear the willow garland For him that 's dead, or false to me.
Page 83 - The interment being over, Garter proclaimed the style ; and the comptroller, treasurer, and steward of the deceased, breaking their staves, gave the pieces to Garter, who threw them into the grave. The procession, arranged by the officers of arms, then returned. For a few days...
Page 60 - And a certain woman cast a piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to brake his skull. 54 Then he called hastily unto the young man his armour-bearer, and said unto him, Draw thy sword, and slay me, that men say not of me, A woman slew him.
Page 87 - The flying chariot through the fields of air. Fair crews triumphant leaning from above Shall wave their fluttering 'kerchiefs as they move ; Or...
Page vi - ... intend not with controversies and quotations to delay or interrupt the smooth course of history ; much less to argue and debate long who were the first inhabitants, with what probabilities, what authorities each opinion hath been upheld ; but shall endeavour that which hitherto hath been needed most, with plain and lightsome brevity, to relate well and orderly things worth the noting, so as may best instruct and benefit them that read.
Page 35 - For the Sound. But no mortal power shall now That crew and vessel save — They are shrouded as they go In a hurricane of snow, And the track beneath her prow Is their grave.
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Page 101 - And they went their way, and found the colt tied by the door without in a place where two ways met; and they loose him.

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