Historic Memorial & Reminiscences of Stockbridge, the Dean, and Water of Leith, with Notices Anecdotal, Descriptive, and Biographical

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R. Somerville, 1887 - 152페이지

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96 페이지 - Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia, Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes, Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.
26 페이지 - ... falling sleeves, scent bottle, embroidered bag, hoop and train — all superb, yet all in purest taste ; and managing all this seemingly heavy rigging with as much ease as a full-blown swan does its plumage, she would take possession of the centre of a large sofa, and at the same moment, without the slightest visible exertion, would cover the whole of it with her bravery, the graceful folds seeming to lay themselves over it like summer waves.
96 페이지 - The Queen has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the great seal, granting the dignity of a baronet of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, unto the Right Hon. CP Thomson, GoveruorGeneral of all Her Majesty's provinces on the Continent of North America, and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten...
135 페이지 - ... to the place from whence you came, and from thence to the place of execution, there to be hanged by the neck till you are dead; and may God, in his infinite goodness, have mercy on your soul!
26 페이지 - ... seeming to lay themselves over it like summer waves. The descent from her carriage too, where she sat like a nautilus in its shell, was a display which no one in these days could accomplish or even fancy. The...
113 페이지 - ... spunk of fire is lit for the forenoon ; and I meanwhile sit scribbling and meditating, and wrestling with the powers of dulness till one or two o'clock; when I sally forth into the city or towards the sea-shore, taking care only to be home for the important purpose of consuming my mutton chop at four. After dinner we all read learned languages till coffee (which we now often take at night instead of tea), and so on till bed-time...
149 페이지 - So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive.
113 페이지 - Doctor retire up stairs to the drawingroom, a little place all fitted up like a lady's work-box, where a spunk of fire is lit for the forenoon ; and I meanwhile sit scribbling and meditating and wrestling with the powers of...
113 페이지 - You shall hear about it as it proceeds, but as yet we are only got through the first chapter. You would wonder how much happier steady occupation makes us, and how smoothly we all get along. Directly after breakfast the good wife and the Doctorf retire upstairs to the drawing-room, a little place all fitted up like a lady's workbox, where a spunk of fire...
66 페이지 - ... constitution, fortified by habitual temperance, gave a reasonable hope of his being for some time preserved to his friends and to the world. He appeared to enjoy the most perfect health, and was just returned from an excursion into Fifeshire with Sir Walter Scott, Sir Samuel Shepherd, Sir Adam Ferguson, and a small party of friends, united under the auspices of Lord Chief commissioner Adam, to visit and examine objects of historical curiosity and interest. None of the party had seemed to enjoy...

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