The History of Perth: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

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Page 285 - And the people shall take them, and bring them to their place : and the house of Israel shall possess them in the land of the Lord for servants and handmaids : and they shall take them captives, whose captives they were ; and they shall rule over their oppressors.
Page 262 - I must not conceal, that when we saw the man whom they called our King, we found ourselves not at all animated by his presence, and if he was disappointed in us, we were tenfold more so in him. We saw nothing in him that looked like spirit. He never appeared with cheerfulness and vigour to animate us. Our men began to despise him ; some asked if he could speak.
Page 209 - THE LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; 2 Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion; 3 Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah.
Page 205 - And he brought forth the king's son, and put the crown upon him, and gave him the testimony; and they made him king, and anointed him; and they clapped their hands, and said, God save the king.
Page 367 - ... two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. These are not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a country. And though the number of them be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason of this present great distress...
Page 285 - For the LORD will have compassion on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in their own land : and the stranger shall join himself with them, and they shall cleave to the house of Jacob.
Page 272 - This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Page 262 - His person was tall and thin, seeming to incline to be lean rather than to fill as he grows in years. His countenance was pale, yet he seems to be sanguine in his constitution, and has something of a vivacity in his eye that perhaps would have been more visible, if he had not been under dejected circumstances and surrounded with...
Page 148 - Lo., with many others of your lovers and his, at a good dinner before I die. Always, I hope that the king's buck-hunting at Falkland this year shall prepare some dainty cheer for us against that dinner the next year. Hoc jocose, to animate your Lo.
Page 234 - And now I leave off to speak any more to creatures, and begin my intercourse with God, which shall never be broken off : farewell father and mother, friends and relations ; farewell the world and all delights ; farewell meat and drink ; farewell sun, moon, and stars ; welcome God and Father ; welcome sweet Jesus...

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