History of the parish and town of Bampton. [With]

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Página 105 - But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded, and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. Never, never more, shall we behold that generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart, which kept alive even
Página 105 - enterprize is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness." This mixed system of opinion and sentiment,
Página 57 - Some say, that ever,'gainst that season comes, Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then they say no spirit walks abroad.
Página 145 - day of January in the 13th year of the reign of our sovereign lord Charles by the grace of God king of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the faith, &c. BEFORE
Página 167 - Distrust and darkness of a future state Make poor mankind so fearful of their fate : Death in itself is nothing, but we fear To be we know not what, we know not where.
Página 169 - lent More glorious shall hereafter rise, Though not more innocent; When the archangel's trump shall blow, And souls to bodies join, Millions will wish their lives below, Had been as short as thine.
Página 173 - away From him that lies prostrate Lamenting sore his sinful life Before thy mercy's gate, A gate which opens wide to those, That do lament their sin. Shut not that gate against me, Lord, But let me enter in.
Página 116 - and God above all things shall be thy Reward. Call thou upon him to advise thee in all thy need, and so he shall help thee the better to- compass that which thou
Página 105 - ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness." This mixed system of opinion and sentiment,
Página 116 - pray thee (for thou art my dear child) strive to be a Father, and a Lord to thy people, be thou the children's Father and the widow's friend, comfort thou the poor

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