Notes and Queries, Volume 75

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Oxford University Press, 1887
 

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Page 317 - For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
Page 153 - Sandhurst took place in consequence of the transfer of the government of India from the East India Company to the Crown, and the subsequent amalgamation of the Indian and Imperial forces.
Page 324 - Sir, this is a busy day with us. We cannot hear you; it is Robin Hood's Day."' The parish are gone abroad to gather for Robin Hood. I pray you let them not.
Page 99 - Happy the man - and happy he alone He who can call today his own, He who, secure within, can say 'Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today: Be fair or foul or rain or shine, The joys I have possessed in spite of Fate are mine: Not Heaven itself upon the Past has power, But what has been has been, and I have had my hour.
Page 148 - Darkling I listen; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Call'd him soft names in many a mused rhyme, To take into the air my quiet breath...
Page 12 - But he answered and said unto him that told him , Who is my mother? and who are my brethren? And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren! For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Page 414 - One for sorrow, Two for mirth, Three for a wedding, Four for a birth...
Page 193 - The rich and poor meet together: the Lord is the maker of them all.
Page 72 - True Copy of the Journal of the High Court of Justice for the Tryal of King Charles I. as it was read in the House of Commons, and attested under the hand of Phelps, Clerk to that infamous Court.
Page 22 - Another Occasional Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope, wherein The New Hero's Preferment to his Throne in the Dunciad, seems not to be Accepted. And the Author of that Poem, His more Rightful Claim to it is Asserted. With an Expostulatory Address to the Rev. Mr. W. W — n, Author of the new Preface, and Adviser in the curious Improvements of that Satire.

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