A Century of Birmingham Life: Or, A Chronicle of Local Events, from 1741-1841

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John Alfred Langford
E.C. Osborne, 1868
 

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الصفحة 423 - ... hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on all the face of the earth...
الصفحة 100 - The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils Himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world.
الصفحة 55 - Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it, with what more you may think proper.
الصفحة 255 - O thou that, with surpassing glory crown'd, Look'st from thy sole dominion, like the god Of this new world, at whose sight all the stars Hide their diminish'd heads, to thee I call, But with no friendly voice, and add thy name, 0 sun, to tell thee how I hate thy beams...
الصفحة 401 - The children were to come soon after ten in the morning, and stay till twelve ; they were then to go home, and return at one ; and after reading a lesson, they were to be conducted to church. After church they were to be employed in repeating the catechism till halfpast five, and then to be dismissed with an injunction to go home without making a noise, and by no means to play in the street.
الصفحة 464 - We are, as it were, laying gunpowder, grain by grain, under the old building of error and superstition, which a single spark may hereafter inflame, so as to produce an instantaneous explosion...
الصفحة 431 - But," to use Mr. Clarkson's language, "though the Bill had now passed both Houses, there was an awful fear throughout the kingdom lest it should not receive the royal assent before the ministry was dissolved. This event took place the next day ; for on Wednesday, the...
الصفحة 401 - Having found four persons who had been accustomed to instruct children in reading, I engaged to pay the sum they required for receiving and instructing such children as I should send to them every Sunday. The children were to come soon after ten in the morning and stay till twelve; they were then to go home and return at one, and after reading a lesson they were to be conducted to church. After church they were to be employed...
الصفحة 431 - Majesty's message was delivered to the different members of it, that they were then to wait upon him to deliver up the seals of their offices. It then appeared that a commission for the royal assent to this bill, among others, had been obtained...
الصفحة xx - Lond. 1642. 4to. Prince Rupert's burning Love to England, discovered in Birmingham's Flames ; or, a more exact and true Narration of Birmingham's Calamities, under the barbarous and inhumane cruelties of Prince Rupert's Forces, &c.

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