A Woman's Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

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J.B. Burr & Hyde, 1871 - Всего страниц: 423
These reminiscences of a woman's travels through Europe and Asia provide insight into life there.

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Стр. 350 - Another came running presently, And he was pale as pale could be. 'Fly! my Lord Bishop, fly', quoth he, 'Ten thousand Rats are coming this way, . . . The Lord forgive you for yesterday ! ' 'I'll go to my tower on the Rhine", replied he, ' 'Tis the safest place in Germany ; The walls are high and the shores are steep, And the stream is strong and the water deep.
Стр. 349 - The poor folk flocked from far and near ; The great barn was full as it could hold Of women and children, and young and old. Then when he saw it could hold no more Bishop Hatto he made fast the door ; And while for mercy on Christ they call, He set fire to the barn and burnt them all. " I' faith, 'tis an excellent bonfire ! " quoth he, " And the country is greatly obliged to me, For ridding it in these times forlorn, Of rats, that only consume the corn.
Стр. 349 - So then to his palace returned he, And he sat down to supper merrily, And he slept that night like an innocent man, But Bishop Hatto never slept again. In the morning as he...
Стр. 271 - Sweet fields, beyond the swelling flood, Stand dressed in living green : So to the Jews old Canaan stood, While Jordan rolled between.
Стр. 348 - The summer and autumn had been so wet, That in winter the corn was growing yet ; 'Twas a piteous sight to see all around The grain lie rotting on the ground. Every day the starving poor Crowded around Bishop Hatto's door, For he had a plentiful last year's store, And all the neighbourhood could tell His granaries were furnish'd well.
Стр. 351 - And in at the windows and in at the door, And through the walls by thousands they pour, And down from the ceiling and up through the floor, From the right and the left, from behind and before, From within and without, from above and below, And all at once to the bishop they go.
Стр. 65 - Gondolier," It glides along the water looking blackly, Just like a coffin clapt in a canoe, Where none can make out what you say or do.
Стр. 350 - He laid him down and closed his eyes ; . . . But soon a scream made him arise. He started and saw two eyes of flame On his pillow from whence the screaming came.
Стр. 281 - Pilate, at the suggestion of the principal men amongst us, had condemned him to the cross, those that loved him at the first did not forsake him, for he appeared to them alive again the third •day, as the divine prophets had foretold these and ten thousand other wonderful things concerning him ; and the ;tribe of Christians, so named from him, are not extinct at this day.
Стр. 250 - And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Beth-lehem. And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave : that is the pillar of Rachel's grave unto this day.

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