Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People..

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Page 11 - of the same, and sedulously teach the Church of the English, which as yet is new in the faith, whatsoever you can gather from the several churches. For things are not to be loved for the sake of places, but places for the sake of good things. Choose, therefore, from every church
Page 84 - to collect medals or collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infections of hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Page 245 - on the surges of the boundless air, Though borne triumphant, are they safe? The gun, Glanced just and sudden from the fowler's eye, O'ertakes their sounding pinions, and again Immediate brings them from the towering wing Dead to the ground ; or drives them wide dispersed, Wounded
Page 8 - I cannot approve of them so far as to forsake that which I have so long followed with the whole English nation. But because you are come from far into my kingdom, and, as I conceive, are desirous to impart to us these things which you believe to be true and most beneficial, we will not molest you, but
Page 7 - How is the king of that province called ? " They told him his name was ^iElla; and he, alluding to the name, said, " Hallelujah, the praise of God the Creator must be sung in those parts." Then repairing to the Bishop of
Page 8 - that they should be furnished with all necessaries till he should consider what to do with them, for he had before heard of the Christian religion, having a Christian wife of the royal family of the Franks, called Bertha, whom he had received from her parents
Page 360 - This much of this will make black, white; foul, fair ; Wrong, right; base, noble ; old, young ; coward, valiant. Will knit and break religions ; bless the accursed
Page 7 - nation, and was answered that they were called Angles. " Right," said he, " for they have an angelic face, and it becomes such to be co-heirs with the angels in heaven." "What is the name," proceeded he, "of the province from
Page 8 - condition that she should be permitted to practise her religion with the Bishop Liudhard, who was sent with her to preserve her faith. Some days after, the king came to the island, and sitting in the open air, ordered Augustine and his companions to be brought
Page 339 - Know moreover that you are my children in God. Neither law nor reason allows you to judge your father, I therefore decline your tribunal and refer my quarrel to the decision of the Pope. To him I appeal, and shall now under the protection of the Catholic Church

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