The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, Том 3

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts, 1858
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Стр. 94 - O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
Стр. 125 - His conscience was not satisfied ; and he should not acquit the bishops. " If you come to that," said Austin, " look at me. I am the largest and strongest of the twelve ; and before I find such a petition as this a libel, here I will stay till I am no bigger than a tobacco pipe.
Стр. 225 - You may go to prayers, Doctor. All is over." At that moment the wind changed : a soft breeze sprang up from the south : the mist dispersed: the sun shone forth ; and under the mild light of an autumnal noon, the fleet turned back, passed round the lofty cape of Berry Head, and rode safe in the harbour of Torbay.
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Стр. 178 - Some trust in chariots, and some in horses : but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.

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