A Topographical and Historical Account of Wainfleet and the Wapentake of Candleshoe, in the County of Lincoln

Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Greer [etc., etc.,], 1829 - 408 páginas

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Página 154 - Jesus can make a dying bed Feel soft as downy pillows are, While on His breast I lean my head, And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Página 330 - In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto him, Thus saith the Lord, Set thine house in order; for thou shalt die, and not live.
Página 362 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord, yea, saith the Spirit, they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
Página 25 - It was a general survey of all the lands in the kingdom, their extent in each district, their proprietors, tenures, value; the quantity of meadow, pasture, wood, and arable land, which they contained ; and in some counties the number of tenants, cottagers, and slaves, of all denominations, who lived upon them.
Página 165 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord ; for they rest from their labours ; and their works do follow them, Rev.
Página 319 - Baker. successful, successful, his own liberal hand was speedily extended to relieve literate distress. In 1448, the year after his advancement to the mitre, he obtained the royal grant ', dated the 6th of May, impowering him to found a hall, to be called after the blessed St. Mary Magdalen, for the study of divinity and philosophy, at Oxford ; to consist of a president and fifty poor scholars, graduates; the number to be augmented or diminished in proportion to their revenues ; and to confer on...
Página 6 - Scheuchze* remarked also in the fossil wood found near the lake of Thun, in Switzerland. The soil to which the trees are affixed, and in which they grew, is a soft greasy clay; but, for many inches above its surface, the soil is entirely composed of rotten leaves, scarcely distinguishable to the eye, many of which may be separated, by putting the soil in water, and dexterously and patiently using a spatula, or blunt knife.
Página 7 - The state of the leaves and of the timber, and also the tradition of the neighbouring people, concur to strengthen this suspicion. Leaves and other delicate parts of plants, though they may be long preserved in a -subterraneous situation, cannot remain uninjured, when exposed to the action of the waves and of the air. The people of the country believe, that their parish church...

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