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Página 339 - Even such Is time that takes on trust Our youth, our joys, and all we have, And pays us but with age and dust ; Who in the dark and silent grave, When we have wandered all our ways, Shuts up the story of our days ! But from this earth, this grave, this dust, The Lord shall raise me up, I trust.
Página 239 - Walk about Zion, and go round about her : Tell the towers thereof. Mark ye well her bulwarks, Consider her palaces ; That ye may tell it to the generation following : For this God is our God for ever and ever : He will be our guide even unto death.
Página 298 - It was anciently the custom for all ranks of people to go out a maying on the first of May. It is on record that King Henry VIII. and Queen Katharine partook of this diversion" (STEEVENS): "Stowe says, that, 'in the month of May, namely, on May-day in the morning, every man, except impediment, would walk into the sweet meadows and green woods ; there to rejoice their spirits with the beauty and savour of sweet flowers, and with the noise [ie music] of birds, praising God in their kind.
Página 288 - All you that in the condemn'd hold do lie, Prepare you, for to-morrow you shall die. Watch all, and pray, the hour is drawing near, That you before the Almighty must appear. Examine well yourselves, in time repent, That you may not t
Página 299 - ... and sometime painted with variable colours, with two or three hundred men, women, and children, following it with great devotion.
Página 263 - My Lord of Ely, when I was last in Holborn, I saw good strawberries in your garden there : I do beseech you send for some of them.
Página 251 - I have been this morning at the Tower, and passed under the new heads at Temple Bar," where people make a trade of letting spyingglasses at a halfpenny a look.
Página 204 - ... no calling in customers, nor offering wares ; no London cries sounding in the ears. If any voice be heard, it is the groans of dying persons, breathing forth their last, and the funeral knells of them that are ready to be carried to their graves.
Página 298 - Katherine his wife, accompanied with many lords and ladies, rode a-Maying from Greenwich to the high ground of Shooter's Hill ; where, as they passed by the way, they espied a company of tall yeomen clothed all in green, with green hoods, and with bows and arrows, to the number of two hundred.