The Portrait of a Christian Gentleman: A Memoir of Patrick Fraser Tytler

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J. Murray, 1859 - 356 páginas
 

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Página 82 - For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground...
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Página 82 - I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring: And they shall spring up as among the grass, as willows by the water courses.
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Página 165 - Yesterday being Hogmanay, there was a constant succession of Guisards — ie boys dressed up in fantastic caps, with their shirts over their jackets, and with wooden swords in their hands. These players acted a sort of scene before us, of which the hero was one Goloshin, who gets killed in a ' battle for love,' but is presently brought to life again by u doctor of the party.
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Página 26 - Cum semel occideris et de te splendida. Minos Fecerit arbitria, Non, Torquate, genus, non te facundia, non te Restituet pietas.
Página 199 - But as we descended the vale of the Gala he began to gaze about him, and by degrees it was obvious that he was recognizing the features of that familiar landscape. Presently he murmured a name or two, — Gala Water, surely, — Buckholm, — Torwoodlee.

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