Haydn's Dictionary of Dates: Relating to All Ages and Nations, for Universal Reference
Putnam, 1874 - Chronology, Historical - 930 pages
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Page 316 - God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement ; but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety. For, though there be no appearance of any stir, yet I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament ; and yet they shall not see who hurts them.
Page 11 - And be it further enacted, that no will made by any person under the age of twenty-one years shall be valid. VIII. Provided also, and be it further enacted, that no will made by any married woman shall be valid, except such a will as might have been made by a married woman before the passing of this Act.
Page 17 - In the computation of this era, the period of the creation was considered to be 5502 years before the birth of Christ, and, in consequence, the year 1 AD was equal to 5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD, which was called 5786. In the next year (285 AD), which should have been 5787, ten years were discarded, and the date became 5777. This is still used in the Abyssinian era, which, see.
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Page 145 - As the champion of God and the ladies (I blush to unite such discordant names), he devoted himself to speak the truth; to maintain the right; to protect the distressed...
Page 112 - The Evidence that there is a Being, all Powerful, Wise, and Good, by whom everything exists ; and particularly to obviate difficulties regarding the wisdom and goodness of the Deity; and this, in the first place, from considerations independent of Written Revelation...
Page 202 - An Act for repealing so much of several Acts as imposes the Necessity of receiving the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper as a Qualification for certain Offices and Employments^), do solemnly, sincerely and truly declare and affirm that I will not exercise any (d) The 9 Geo.
Page 99 - They sacrificed a goat to the goddess, and it was usual to sing one of the books of Homer's Iliad. The most remarkable that attended were young virgins in yellow gowns, consecrated to Diana. They were about ten years of age, and not under five, and therefore their consecration was called ccKarcveiv, from delta, ileccm ; and sometimes dpnrevftv, as the virgins themselves bore the name ofuuKrot, bean, from this circumstance.
Page 236 - Its highly spiritual genius, and wonderfully happy development and condition, have been the result of a surprisingly intimate union of the two noblest languages in modern Europe, the Teutonic and the Romance.