History of the Plague in London

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American Book Company, 1894 - 253 páginas
 

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Página 30 - Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night ; nor for the arrow that flieth by day ; nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness ; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noon-day.
Página 29 - Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, And from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, And under his wings shalt thou trust : His truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Página 106 - Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers ; neither take thou vengeance of our sins : spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever.
Página 195 - At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it; if that nation against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.
Página 24 - I lived without Aldgate, about midway between Aldgate Church and Whitechapel Bars, on the left hand or north side of the street ; and as the distemper had not reached to that side of the city, our neighbourhood continued very easy. But at the other end of the town their consternation was very great ; and the richer sort of people, especially the nobility and gentry from the west part of the city, thronged out of town with their families and servants...
Página 84 - ... it off the hooks themselves. On the other hand, the butcher would not touch the money, but have it put into a pot full of vinegar, which he kept for that purpose. The buyer carried always small money to make up any odd sum, that they might take no change.
Página 34 - Tears and lamentations were seen in almost every house, especially in the first part of the visitation ; for, towards the latter end, men's hearts were hardened, and death was so always before their eyes, that they did not so much concern themselves for the loss of their friends, expecting that themselves should be summoned the next hour.
Página 70 - I had been pressed in my mind to go, and that perhaps it might be an instructing sight, that might not be without its uses. Nay...
Página 111 - Yes, yes, says he, you shall hear her own it. So he calls again, Rachel, Rachel, which, it. seems, was her name, did you take up the money'? Yes, said she. How much was it? said he. Four shillings and a groat, said she. Well, well, says he, the Lord keep you all ; and so he turned to go away.
Página 30 - Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the Most High, thy habitation, there shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

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