What is Your Name?: A Popular Account of the Meanings and Derivations of Christian Names
R. Bentley, 1863 - 313페이지
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266 페이지 - They answered and said unto him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search, and look : for out of Galilee ariseth no prophet.
276 페이지 - SHE walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies ; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes : Thus mellow'd to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.
175 페이지 - She is said to have been the daughter of an Earl of Cornwall, and mother of St. David, the famous Archbishop of Menevia (now called St.
179 페이지 - William de Coningsby Came out of Brittany With his wife Tiffany, And his maid Manfas, And his dog Hardigras.
135 페이지 - ... infinitely if it were absolutely necessary to enter on the much-vexed question of her scriptural character and identity : one thing only appears certain, — that such a person, whatever might have been her veritable appellation, did exist. The woman who, under the name of Mary Magdalene, — whether that name be rightfully or wrongfully bestowed, — stands before us, sanctified in the imagination and in the faith of the people in her combined character of Sinner and of Saint, as the first-fruits...
269 페이지 - ... the earth is bright of hue, neither cold nor heat oppresses the lovely land, spring abides there * Four lines, quoted by Sir J. Malcolm from the Gulistan of Saadi, may be thus literally rendered in the measure of the original : — The blest Feridoon an angel was not ; Of musk or of amber he formed was not ; By justice and mercy good ends gained he ; Be just and merciful, thou 'It a Feridoon be.
311 페이지 - Rita : an Autobiography. The Semi-Detached House. Edited by Lady Theresa Lewis. The Semi-Attached Couple. By the same Author. The Ladies of Bever Hollow. By the Author of
13 페이지 - I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start. The game's afoot: Follow your spirit, and upon this charge Cry — God for Harry! England! and St. George!
312 페이지 - Handsomely bound, with gilt edges. Mrs. Ellis' Mothers of Great Men. Hayes' Arctic Boat Voyage. Beautifully bound. Lamartine's Celebrated Characters. Nelson, Cromwell, Tell, Bossuet, Milton, &c.
228 페이지 - ... mournful, but as it passes on and re-issues from a nation's lips, it swells also into exultation and honor -that same burden : " How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle !" Some of us perhaps have read of that company whom their brave officer had so often conducted to victory, and who would never part with their dead hero's name. Still day by day, at the head of the regimental roll, it is called aloud ; the generation that loved him have passed away; but their sons and their sons'...