The Historic Note-book, with an Appendix of Battles

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Smith, Elder, 1891 - History - 997 pages

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Page 513 - And he wrote in the letter, saying, Set ye Uriah in the forefront of the hottest battle and retire ye from him, that he may be smitten and die.
Page 29 - And if by grace, then is it no more of works : otherwise grace is no more grace. [But if it be of works, then is it no more grace : otherwise work is no more work.] 7 What then?
Page 207 - I, AB, do declare and believe, that it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the king, and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person or against those that are commissioned by him : So help me God.
Page 444 - Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona ; for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. And I say also unto thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock will I build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Page 364 - Society, ladies as associates and working girls and young women as members, for mutual help (religious and secular), for sympathy, and prayer. 2. To encourage purity of life, dutifulness to parents, faithfulness to employers, and thrift. 3. To provide the privileges of the Society for its members wherever they may be, by giving them an introduction from one Branch to another.
Page 127 - 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...
Page 474 - ... the badge and character of the Church of England, of submitting to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake...
Page 89 - BILL CHAMBER, a department of the Court of Session in Scotland, in which one of the judges officiates at all times during session and vacation. The youngest judge is lord ordinary on the bills during session; the duty is performed by the outer judges, with the exception of the two presidents, by weekly rotation during vacation.
Page 540 - Macbeth broke no law of hospitality in his attempt on Duncan's life. He attacked and slew the King at a place called Bothgowan, or the Smith's House, near Elgin, in 1039, and not, as has been supposed, in his own castle of Inverness. The act was bloody, as was the complexion of the times ; but, in very truth, the claim of Macbeth to the throne, according to the rule of Scottish succession, was better than that of Duncan.
Page 77 - The sacred banners of St. Cuthbert of Durham, St. Peter of York, St. John of Beverley, and St. Wilfrid of Ripon hung from a pole fixed in a four-wheeled car which stood in the centre of the host. The first onset of David's host was a terrible one. "I who wear no armour...

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