A Discourse of the Warr in Lancashire

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Chetham society, 1864 - Great Britain - 164 pages
 

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Page 104 - I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.
Page xxviii - America, willing to help mend his native country, lamentably tattered, both in the upper leather and sole, with all the honest stitches he can take.
Page 145 - Does any one know this little spark in the blue bonnet ? No one. His very mother has long ceased to weep for him now. Let him have burial, and a passing sigh from us...
Page 94 - Norrisson was educated at Marylebone and Hipperholme Schools, and graduating at Cambridge, was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, on the 28th of November, 1806. He practised only for a very short time, and then betook himself to literature and antiquarian pursuits. He will be remembered chiefly as the author of The, History of Aloriey and. its Surrounding Villages, 1830, 8vo, a work now very scarce.
Page xv - ... never will cease. Those who were mourning heard his voice, and were comforted ; those who were weary and heavy-laden heard it, and found rest unto their souls. It stirred up feelings, both of opposition and of love, deeper than those of natural affection. It therefore set the son against the father, and the father against the son, and caused a man's foes to be they of his own household. Having no affinity with any of the prevalent forms of idolatry and corruption, and making no compromise with...
Page 141 - I come, and am content to die in this town, where I endeavoured to come the last time I was in Lancashire, as to a place where I persuaded myself to be welcome, in regard...
Page xv - The son (as some report) the father slew, In opposition as they stoutly stood ; The nephew's seen the uncle to pursue, Bathing his sword in his own natural blood : The brother in his brother's gore imbrue His guilty hands, and at this deadly food, Kinsman kills kinsman, which together fall, As hellish fury had possess'd them all.
Page xxi - I ventured life and blood Both for my king and for my country's good ; In elder years my care was chief to be Soldier to Him who shed his blood for me ! ON CHILDREN.

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