Some Account of the Parish of St. Giles, Norwich

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Jarrold & sons, 1886 - 503 Seiten
 

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Seite 126 - SOLEMNLY, mournfully, Dealing its dole, The Curfew Bell Is beginning to toll. Cover the embers, And put out the light ; Toil comes with the morning, And rest with the night. Dark grow the windows, And quenched is the fire ; Sound fades into silence, — All footsteps retire. No voice in the chambers, No sound in the hall ! Sleep and oblivion Reign over all ! II.
Seite 198 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive rise: So generations in their course decay; So flourish these, when those are pass'd away.
Seite 184 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten; And if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, Yet is their strength labour and sorrow; For it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Seite 189 - Forgive, blest shade, the tributary tear, That mourns thy exit from a world like this ; Forgive the wish that would have kept thee here, And stayed thy progress to the seats of bliss • No more confined to grov'ling scenes of night, No more a tenant pent in mortal clay, Now should we rather hail thy glorious flight, And trace thy journey to the realms of day.
Seite 188 - For when the breath of man goeth forth, he shall turn again to his earth, and then all his thoughts perish.
Seite 293 - An Act for the better regulating and preserving Parish and other Registers of Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials in England.
Seite 178 - It is, therefore, a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.
Seite 248 - ... standing in the books of the said governor and company of the Bank of England...
Seite 308 - Lord's Days then next following, at the close of the morning exercise, in 'the public meeting-place, commonly called the church or chapel, or (if the parties desired it) in the market-place next to the said church or chapel...
Seite 257 - ... viz. that in the week before Christmas, the week before Michaelmas, and the week after Easter, in the church of St. Giles, the minister should request the poor people, all that should receive or have need of alms, to come to church, and request them to pray for the preservation of the Prince, &c. ; that the poor should place themselves four and four together, all that should be above the age of eleven years, and that every four of them should have set before them a two-penny wheat loaf, a gallon...

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