Glover's Illustrated Guide and Visitors' Companion Through the Isle of Man: With Sea and Trout Fishing

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M. Glover, 1868 - 244 pages

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Page 222 - Week in, week out, from morn till night, You can hear his bellows blow : You can hear him swing his heavy sledge, With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell When the evening sun is low.
Page 155 - A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his place...
Page 41 - Beneath those rugged elms, that yew tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
Page 79 - Barrens in the third degree sitting beside you, and your beneficed men and your Deemsters before you sitting, and your Clarke, your knights, esquires and yeomen about you in the third degree, and the worthiest men in your land to be called in before your Deemsters, if you will ask...
Page 155 - Queen, when she had several prelates with her, she turned round to her levee, and said, " See here, my lords, is a bishop who does not come for a translation." " No, indeed, and please your majesty," said our good bishop, " I will not leave my wife in my old age because she is poor."— Cruttwell't Life of Bishop Wilson.
Page 177 - By this book, and by the holy contents thereof, and by the wonderful works that God hath miraculously wrought in heaven above, and in the earth beneath, in six days and seven nights, I...
Page 9 - Section 20.—" That if any person shall unlawfully and maliciously cut, break, bark, root up, or otherwise destroy or damage the whole or any part of any tree, sapling, or shrub, or any underwood...
Page 135 - ... favours ; I abhor your treasons ; and am so far from delivering this island to your advantage, that I will keep it to the utmost of my power to your destruction. " Take this final answer, and forbear any further solicitations ; for if you trouble me with any more messages upon this occasion, I will burn the paper, and hang the bearer.
Page 177 - ... our sovereign lord the King and his subjects within this isle, and betwixt party and party as indifferently as the herring's back-bone doth lie in the midst of the fish.
Page 135 - For, if you trouble me with any more messages on this occasion, I will burn the paper and hang the bearer. This is the immutable resolution, and shall be the undoubted practice of him who accounts it...

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