Legislation by three of the thirteen Stanleys kings of Man. Acts of sir John Stanley, A.D. 1417-1430. Legislation of the seventh earl of Derby, A.D. 1627-1647, and his letter as published in Peck's Desiderata curiosa. Acts referring to the clergy and landowners, by the tenth earl of Derby, 1703. [Preceded by] History and antiquities of the Isle of Man, by J. Stanley [7th] earl of Derby. Ed. with intr. and notes by W. Mackenzie
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Page 155 - Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art, northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward : for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.
Page 158 - And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast saying. Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?
Page 171 - Ye stand this day all of you before the Lord your God: your captains of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, with all the men of Israel, your little ones, your wives, and thy stranger that is in thy camp, from the hewer of thy wood unto the drawer of thy water...
Page 155 - And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the land of Egypt, as thou comest unto Zoar.
Page 162 - But in these cases We' still have judgment here; that we but teach Bloody instructions, which, being taught, return To plague the inventor; this even-handed justice Commends the ingredients of our poisoned chalice To our own lips.
Page 167 - Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes? 43 Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof.
Page 235 - A Practical Grammar of the Ancient Gaelic, or Language of the Isle of Man, usually called Manx.
Page 232 - BIBLIOTHECA CANTIANA.— A Bibliographical Account of what has been published on the History, Topography, Antiquities, Customs, and Family Genealogy of the County of Kent, with Biographical Notes.
Page 168 - And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it : for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.