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Página 283 - I die: * remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: * lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, "Who is the Lord?" or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Página 251 - But now, when Timotheus came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings of your faith and charity, and that ye have good remembrance of us always, desiring greatly to see us, as we also to see you: 7 Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith...
Página 259 - O thou invisible spirit of wine ! if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
Página 384 - Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Página 73 - The little Bill, like that of a Goose; the Eyes marked; the Head, Neck, Breast, Wings, Tail, and Feet formed, the Feathers everywhere perfectly shaped and blackish coloured; and the Feet like those of other Water-foul, to my best remembrance.
Página 73 - ... when it is perfectly formed, the shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appeareth is the foresaid lace or string : next come the legs of the bird hanging out, and, as it groweth greater, it openeth the shell by degrees, till at length it is all come forth, and hangeth onely by the bill : in short space after it commeth to full maturitie, and falleth into the sea, where it gathereth feathers, and groweth to a fowle bigger than a mallard, and lesser than a goose...
Página 260 - But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. Nae cauld, faint-hearted doubtings tease him: Death comes, wi' fearless eye he sees him; Wi' bluidy hand a welcome gies him : An' when he fa's, His latest draught o' breathin lea'es him In faint huzzas.
Página 258 - Gie him strong drink until he wink, That's sinking in despair ; An' liquor guid to fire his bluid, That's prest wi' grief an' care ; There let him bouse and deep carouse, Wi' bumpers flowing o'er, Till he forgets his loves and debts, An
Página 23 - They came after that to the other town, and it was pleasing to Columcille, because it was full of God's grace, and he asked of the mormaer, to wit Bede, that he should give it to him ; and he did not give it, and a son of his took an illness after (or in consequence of) refusing the clerics, and he was nearly dead (lit.
Página 416 - Scottish church were strong, so her beauty was bright; no error was so much as named: the people were not only sound in the faith, but innocently ignorant of unsound doctrine ; no scandalous person could live, no scandal could be concealed, in all Scotland, so strict a correspondence there was betwixt ministers and congregations.

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