Haydn's Dictionary of Dates Relating to All Ages and Nations: For Universal Reference
E. Moxon and Company, 1883 - Chronology, Historical - 833 pages
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Page 16 - And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering : but unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect.
Page 254 - Father, the procession of the Holy Ghost from the Father and the Son...
Page 22 - whispers through the trees': If crystal streams 'with pleasing murmurs creep,' The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with
Page 144 - This Church was erected in the year 1835, containing 323 sittings; and, in consequence of a grant from the Incorporated Society for promoting the enlargement, building, and repairing of churches and chapels, 193 of that number are hereby declared to be free and unappropriated for ever.
Page 230 - Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man...
Page 20 - He, being made perfect in a short time, fulfilled a long time: For his soul pleased the Lord: therefore hasted he to take him away from among the wicked.
Page 162 - ... all the earls and barons (says the parliament roll) (/) with one voice answered, that they would not change the laws of England, which had hitherto been used and approved.
Page 44 - Bills will be also laid before you for facilitating the improvement of the dwellings of the working classes in large towns ; for the consolidation and amendment of the Sanitary Laws ; and for the prevention of the pollution of rivers.
Page 191 - That these united colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent states ; and that all political connection between us and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.
Page 263 - Moryson's itinerary, reign of Elizabeth, he says, " At Venice each person was served (besides his knife and spoon) with a fork to hold the meat, while he cuts it, for there they deem it ill manners that one should touch it with his hand.