England and Its People Or: A Familiar History of the Country, and the Social and Domestic Manners of Its Inhabitants

Houlston and Company, 1839 - 171 Seiten

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Seite 39 - Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth. And he said, A certain man had two sons: and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.
Seite 20 - Those ministers of vengeance were so alert in the execution of their office, that in a few days there was neither house, cottage, man, nor beast, to be seen in the compass of fifty miles : all was ruin, silence, and desolation.
Seite 50 - Well, well, Master Kingston," quoth he, "I see the matter against me how it is framed; but if I had served God as diligently as I have done the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Seite 39 - It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad : for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again ; was lost, and is found.
Seite 40 - My house shall be called a house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.
Seite 69 - There is, sir, but one stage more, which though turbulent and troublesome, is yet a very short one. Consider, it will soon carry you a great way; it will carry you from earth to heaven; and there you shall find, to your great joy, the prize to which you hasten, a crown of glory.
Seite 63 - There is but one Mediator between God and man, the man Christ Jesus...
Seite 48 - Saturday, the 29th of January 1820, in the eighty-second year of his age, and the sixtieth of his reign.
Seite 66 - A LETTER of ADVICE to his GRANDCHILDREN, —Matthew, Gabriel, Anne, Mary, and Frances Hale. By Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice in the Reign of Charles II. Now first printed from an Original Manuscript, and collated with the Copy in the British Museum.
Seite 18 - As I am a man, as I am a Christian, as I am a knight, as I am a king!

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