Publications of the Manx Society, Volume 16

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Manx Society, 1869

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Page 104 - Then to the watchful shepherds it was told, Who heard the angelic herald's voice : Behold, I bring good tidings of a Saviour's birth, To you and all the nations upon earth! This day hath God fulfilled His promised word; This day is born a Saviour, Christ the Lord.
Page 179 - Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.
Page 20 - That it may please thee to give and preserve to our use the kindly fruits of the earth, so as in due time we may enjoy them: We beseech thee to hear us good lord.
Page 39 - Look on me and do likewise, and, behold, when I come to the outside of the camp, it shall be that, as I do, so shall ye do.
Page 105 - God's wondrous love in saving lost mankind; trace we the babe, who hath retrieved our loss, from his poor manger to his bitter cross; tread in his steps, assisted by his grace, till man's first heavenly state again takes place. 6 Then may we hope, the...
Page 22 - For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again.
Page 105 - He that was born upon this joyful day Around us all His glory shall display ; Saved by His love, incessant we shall sing Eternal praise to heaven's Almighty King. 20. 7's. HARK, the herald angels sing — " Glory to the new-born King, " Peace on earth, and mercy mild,
Page 21 - I will without respect of favour or friendship, love or gain, consanguinity or affinity, envy or malice, execute the laws of this Isle justly...
Page 147 - The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.
Page 139 - ... spring and the deformity of the winter, they set forth from their respective quarters ;"" the one preceded by violins and flutes, the other with the rough music of the tongs and cleavers. Both companies march till they meet on a common, and then their trains engage in a mock-battle.

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