Walks Through Islington: Comprising an Historical and Descriptive Account of that Extensive and Important District, Both in Its Ancient and Present State: Together with Some Particulars of the Most Remarkable Objects Immediately Adjacent
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Page 378 - Plate sin with gold, And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks : Arm it in rags, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it.
Page 87 - Act for Building and Promoting the Building of Additional Churches in Populous Parishes?
Page 143 - Hobbs told me that the cause of his Lordship's death was trying an experiment; vi^., as he was taking the Aire in a coach with Dr. Witherborne (a Scotchman, Physitian to the King), towards Highgate, snow lay on the ground, and it came into my Lord's thoughts, why flesh might not be preserved in snow, as in salt. They were resolved they would try the experiment presently. They alighted out of the coach and went into a poore woman's...
Page 344 - Market for the sale of cattle, in the parish of St. Mary, Islington, in the county of Middlesex.
Page 224 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that JESUS CHRIST came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
Page 52 - Islington, where he was waiting for his sister, whom he had directed to meet him : there was then nothing of disorder discernible in his mind by any but himself; but he had withdrawn from study, and travelled with no other book than an English Testament, such as children cany to the school : when his friend took it into his hand, out of curiosity to see what companion a man of letters had chosen, ' I have but one book,' said Collins,
Page 58 - I'm laid underneath, To my two loving sisters most dear, The whole of my store, Were it twice as much more, Which God's goodness has...
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