The picture of London, for 1802


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Página 204 - And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? Fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is. Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation.
Página 30 - His miraculous and never enough to be acknowledged mercy, in putting a stop to it when we were in the last despair, and that all attempts for the quenching it, however industriously pursued, seemed insufficient.
Página 364 - O vale of bliss ! O softly swelling hills ! On which the Power of Cultivation lies, And joys to see the wonders of his toil.
Página 19 - Westminster, and their suburbs, and the general and promiscuous use of coaches there, are not only a great disturbance to his Majesty, his dearest consort the Queen, the nobility, and others of place and degree, in their passage through the streets...
Página 203 - And Pharaoh's daughter said unto her, Take this child away, and nurse it for me, and I will give thee thy wages.
Página 27 - Since this dreadful period, the plague has entirely ceased in London ; a circumstance that must be regarded as the more remarkable, when reference is made to the yearly bills of mortality, for nearly all the preceding part of the century. It will be seen from them, that scarcely a year passed without some persons falling victims to the infection ; and that in 1609 and...
Página 136 - ... the wall, at the distance of 140 feet from the visitor, who hears his words in a loud voice, seemingly at his ear. The mere shutting of the door produces a sound like a peal of thunder rolling among the mountains.
Página 73 - To avoid this trouble and waste, a brewer of the name of Harwood conceived the idea of making a liquor which should partake of the united flavours of ale, beer, and twopenny. He did so, and succeeded, calling it
Página 29 - ... of it by pulling down houses as ought to have been; so that this lamentable fire in a short time became too big to be mastered by any engines, or working near it. It fell out, most unhappily too, that a violent easterly wind fomented it, and kept it burning all that day, and the night following...
Página 30 - ... industriously pursued, seemed insufficient. His majesty then sat hourly in council, and ever since hath continued making rounds about the city, in all parts of it where the danger and mischief was greatest, till this morning...

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