History of Strood

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Parrett & Neves, 1899 - 435 páginas
 

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Página 266 - Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child. If thou afflict them in any wise, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry ; and my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword ; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
Página 346 - I remember the sea-fight far away, How it thundered o'er the tide! And the dead captains, as they lay In their graves, o'erlooking the tranquil bay Where they in battle died. And the sound of that mournful song Goes through me with a thrill: "A boy's will is the wind's will And the thoughts of youth are long, long thoughts.
Página 135 - Tuesday next after the Feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, in the 45th year of our reign.
Página 106 - A good man ther was of religioun That was a poure Parsone of a toun, But riche he was of holy thought and werk ; He was also a lerned man, a clerk, That Cristes gospel trewely wolde preche ; His parishens devoutly wolde he teche ; Benigne he was, and wonder diligent, And in adversite...
Página 411 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Página 71 - When rosemary, and bays, the poet's crown, Are bawl'd, in frequent cries, through all the town, Then judge the festival of Christmas near, Christmas, the joyous period of the year. Now with bright holly all your temples strow, With laurel green, and sacred misletoe.
Página 287 - That all women of whatever age, rank, profession or degree, whether virgins, maids or widows, that shall from and after...
Página 15 - A house she hath, it's made of such good fashion, The tenant ne'er shall pay for reparation ; Nor will her landlord ever raise her rent, Or turn her out of doors for non-payment. From chimney-money, too, this cell is free, — To such a house who would not tenant be ? On the other hand, the hearth-money had many recommendations from a fiscal point of view.
Página 314 - Warmint, look at the Clock ! Is this the way, you Wretch, every day you Treat her who vow'd to love and obey you ? — Out all night ! Me in a fright ; Staggering home as it's just getting light ! You intoxified brute ! — you insensible block ! — Look at the Clock...

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