Historic Scenes in Perthshire

Oliphant, 1880 - 444 pagina's

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Pagina 99 - And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards and eat the fruit of them. They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
Pagina 230 - And ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn their groves with fire; and ye shall hew down the graven images of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place.
Pagina 253 - That palter with us in a double sense ; That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope.
Pagina 253 - With thy keen sword impress as make me bleed : Let fall thy blade on vulnerable crests ; I bear a charmed life, which must not yield To one of woman born.
Pagina 45 - Wherefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own Blood, suffered without the gate. Let us go forth therefore unto Him without the camp, bearing His reproach.
Pagina 394 - They put all the bits of cake into a bonnet. Every one, blindfold, draws out a portion. He who holds the bonnet is entitled to the last bit. Whoever draws the black bit is the devoted person, who is to be sacrificed to Baal, whose favour they mean to implore, in rendering the year productive of the sustenance of man and beast.
Pagina 217 - Mock not, lest your bands be made strong. The day is coming, when you shall not have one word to say, though you would.
Pagina 178 - Earl's (who had been from his early days accustomed to such sights) addressing her thus: ' Do you observe that stag who is foremost of the herd ? there is danger from that stag ; for if either fear or rage should force him from the ridge of that hill, let...
Pagina 376 - Ballengiech, who said he was come to dine with the King of Kippen. As soon as Buchanan heard these words, he knew that the King was come in person, and hastened down to kneel at James's feet, and to ask forgiveness for his insolent behavior.
Pagina 251 - ... (Howe'er you come to know it,) answer me : Though you untie the winds, and let them fight Against the churches : though the yesty waves Confound and swallow navigation up ; Though bladed corn be lodg'd, and trees blown down ; Though castles topple on their warders...

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