Traditions of Lancashire ...

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Longman, 1831
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Стр. 64 - Yea, I hated all my labour which I had taken under the sun: because I should leave it unto the man that shall be after me. And who knoweth whether he shall be a wise man or a fool...
Стр. 299 - And the haft also went in after the blade; and the fat closed upon the blade, so that he could not draw the dagger out of his belly; and the dirt came out.
Стр. xxii - Then came the Holy One, blessed be He ! And killed the Angel of Death, That killed the butcher, That slew the ox, That drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burned the staff, That beat the dog, That bit the cat, That ate the kid That my father bought For two pieces of money: A kid, a kid.
Стр. 113 - FAREWELL rewards and Fairies ! Good housewives now you may say ; For now foule sluts in dairies, Doe fare as well as they : And though they sweepe their hearths no less Than mayds were wont to doe, Yet who of late for cleaneliness Finds sixe-pence in her shoe ? Lament, lament old Abbies, The fairies lost command ; They did but change priests...
Стр. xxi - And killed the angel of death, That killed the butcher, That killed the ox, That drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burned the staff, That beat the dog, » That bit the cat, That ate the kid, That my father bought For two pieces of money. A kid, a kid.
Стр. xxiii - Saracens. 9. The angel of death signifies the Turkish power, by which the land of Palestine was taken from the Franks, and to which it is still subject. 10. The commencement of the tenth stanza, is designed to show that God will take signal vengeance on the Turks, immediately after whose overthrow the Jews are to be restored to their own land, and live under the government of their longexpected Messiah.
Стр. 326 - thou — a cockatrice to betray me ! " use the devil's works for the building up and welfare of the Church, even though she were mightily holpen thereby. But listen : thou hast wooed this maiden to be the wife of thy bosom. In the dark roll of destiny it is written — so spake the unclean spirit — that if thou shouldest wed, a son springing from thy loins shall sit upon the throne of this unhappy realm. He shall govern the people righteously, every one under his own vine and his own fig-tree,...

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