Luther and Cromwell

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J.S. Taylor, 1850 - Europe - 264 pages
 

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Page 76 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Page 254 - Ariosto tells a pretty story of a fairy, who, by some mysterious law of her nature, was condemned to appear, at certain seasons, in the form of a foul and poisonous snake. Those who injured her during the period of her disguise, were forever excluded from participation in the blessings which she bestowed. But to those who, in spite of her loathsome aspect, pitied and protected her, she afterwards revealed herself in the beautiful and celestial form which...
Page 76 - You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!
Page 66 - If your forces had been in a readiness to have fallen upon the back of Copperspath, it might have occasioned supplies to have come to us. But the only wise God knows what is best. All shall work for Good. Our spirits are comfortable, praised be the Lord, — though our present condition be as it is.
Page 222 - Truth crushed to earth, will rise again ; The eternal years of God are hers: But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies amid her worshippers.
Page 254 - Those who injured her during the period of her disguise were for ever excluded from participation in the blessings which she bestowed. But to those who, in spite of her loathsome aspect, pitied and protected her, she afterwards revealed herself in the beautiful and celestial form which was natural to her, accompanied their steps, granted all their wishes, filled their houses with wealth, made them happy in love and victorious in war.
Page 69 - Hill ; there we uplift it, to the tune of Bangor, or some still higher score, and roll it strong and great against the sky...
Page 118 - exclaimed he ; ' how could they allow these scoundrels to enter ? They ought to have blown four or five hundred of them into the air with cannon ; the rest would then have taken to their lleiils.'" 1)1. BOUHXIENNE, tip 49.]
Page 254 - Such a spirit is Liberty. At times she takes the form of a hateful reptile. She grovels, she hisses, she stings. But woe to those who in disgust shall venture to crush her ! And happy are those who, having dared to receive her in her degraded and frightful shape, shall at length be rewarded by her in the time of her beauty and her glory...
Page 70 - ... being thus entered, we refused them quarter, having the day before summoned the town. I believe we put to the sword the whole number of the defendents. I do not think thirty of the whole number escaped with their lives : those that did are in safe custody, for the Barbadoes.

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