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. Acta Referring to the Clergy and Landowners, by the Tenth Earl of Derby, 1703, Volume 3

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William McKenzie (of Edinburgh)
Manx Society, 1860 - Isle of Man - 239 pages

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Page 167 - Of us outcast, exiled, his new delight, Mankind, created, and for him this world. So farewell hope, and with hope farewell fear, Farewell remorse : all good to me is lost ; Evil, be thou my good : by thee at least Divided empire with heaven's King I hold, By thee, and more than half perhaps will reign ; As man ere long and this new world shall know.
Page 157 - 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 157 - And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward : 15 For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.
Page 170 - 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.
Page 172 - He that reigneth on high, to whom is given all power in heaven and in earth, hath committed the one holy catholic and apostolic church out of which there is no salvation, to one alone on earth, namely, to Peter, prince of the apostles, and to the Roman pontiff, successor of Peter, to be governed with a plenitude of power...
Page 167 - He deserved no such return From me, whom He created what I was In that bright eminence, and with His good Upbraided none ; nor was His service hard. What could be less than to afford Him praise, The easiest recompense, and pay Him thanks, How due ! yet all His good proved ill in me, And wrought but malice...
Page 66 - Then, putting his hand into his pocket, gave him two pieces of gold, saying, ' This is all I have, take it, and do thy work well, and when I am upon the block and lift up my hand, then do you your work ; but I doubt your coat is too burly, (being of great black shag,) it will hinder you or trouble you.
Page 140 - If there has ever been a pious monk who feared God, it was St. Bernard; whom alone I hold in much higher esteem than all other monks and priests throughout the globe.
Page 53 - I remember one said it was much safer to take men's lives than their estates : for their children will sooner much forget the death of their father than the loss of their...
Page 129 - I am, with great truth and regard, Sir, Your most obedient, humble Servant, LANSDOWNE.

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