The Monumental Antiquities of Great Grimsby ...: Its Origin and Ancient Population ...

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I. Wilson, 1825 - 123 pagina's

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Pagina 95 - ... beholders. Then the good man told her plainly what she was, and what she was to come to ; and though she had been long a great Queen here upon earth, yet shortly she was to yield an account of her stewardship to the King of Kings.
Pagina 95 - After this he began to pray, and all that were by did answer him. After he had continued long in prayer, till the old man's knees were weary, he blessed her, and meant to rise and leave her. The Queen made a sign with her hand. My sister Scroope, knowing her meaning, told the Bishop the Queen desired he would pray still. He did so for a long half-hour after, and then thought to leave her.
Pagina 95 - He did so for a long half hour after, and then thought to leave her. The second time she made sign to have him continue in prayer. He did so for half an hour more, with earnest cries to God for her soul's health, which he uttered with that fervency of spirit, as the Queen, to all our sight, much rejoiced thereat, and gave testimony, to us all of her Christian and comfortable end. By this time it grew late, and every one departed, all but her women that attended her.
Pagina 95 - She made, a second time, a sign to have the archbishop continue in prayer.' He did so for half an hour more, with earnest cries to God for her soul's health, which he uttered with that fervency of spirit that the queen, to all our sight, much rejoiced thereat," continues the eye-witness of this impressive scene, "and gave testimony to us all of her Christian and comfortable end.
Pagina 43 - ... various mansions, rising in eminence and pre-excellence as you ascend, and destined for the place of residence of the blessed, according to their merits. God and the principal deities are supposed to be seated in " the sides of the north," on the summit of this mountain, which is called also Sabha, or of the congregation.
Pagina 94 - About six at night she made signs for the archbishop and her chaplains to come to her ; at which time I went in with them and sat upon my knees full of tears to see that heavy sight.
Pagina 94 - I went in with them, and sat upon my knees full of tears to see that heavy sight. Her Majesty lay upon her back, with one hand in the bed, and the other without. The Bishop kneeled down by her, and examined her first of her faith, and she so punctually answered all his several questions, by lifting up her eyes and holding up her hand, as it was a comfort to all the beholders.
Pagina 42 - Su-meru ; and of course an eternal night for the same space on the opposite side : the Hindus have been forced to suppose that Su-meru is exactly at the apex or summit of the shadow of the earth ; and that from the earth to this summit, there is an immense conical hill, solid like the rest of the globe, but invisible, impalpable, and pervious to mankind : on the sides...
Pagina 104 - Their habit was a long black cassock, with a white rocket over it ; and over that a black cloak and hood. The monks were always shaved ; but these canons wore their hair and beards, and caps on their heads. There were of these canons, and women of the same order called Canonesses, about 175 houses.
Pagina 12 - Ethelbert,1 been accidentally driven into the Humber by a furious storm, he landed on the Lincolnshire Coast near Grimsby, he being at this time miserably poor and almost destitute of the common necessaries of life ; for Leland represents this ' poor fisschar ' as being so very needy that he was not ' able to kepe his sunne Cuaran for poverty.

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