Six Old English Chronicles: Of which Two are Now First Translated from the Monkish Latin Originals
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Page 399 - He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dung-hill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and he hath set the world upon them.
Page 297 - And I say unto you, that many shall come from the east and the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven...
Page 325 - Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls of the air eat.
Page 288 - But thou hast cast off, and put us to shame ; and goest not forth with our armies.
Page 213 - And Samuel said, As thy sword hath made women childless, so shall thy mother be childless among women.
Page 323 - I might the less carefully avoid that saying of Isaiah, " Woe be to them who call good evil, and evil good, placing darkness for light, and light for darkness, bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter...
Page 330 - For your hands are defiled with blood, And your fingers with iniquity ; Your lips have spoken lies, Your tongue hath muttered perverseness. None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: They trust in vanity, and speak lies ; They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity. They hatch cockatrice...
Page 296 - And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven. But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness : there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Page 337 - They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed : their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD : they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels : because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.
Page 371 - Not only those who do these things, but those also who consent unto them," for none of them truly are free from this wickedness. And afterwards, " But thou, according to thy hardness and impenitent heart, dost lay up for thyself wrath, against the day of wrath, and revelation of the just judgment of God, who will yield unto every one according unto his works.