A Journal of the Plague Year: Being Observations or Memorials of the Most Remarkable Occurrences, as Well Publick as Private, Which Happened in London During the Last Great Visitation in 1665

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George Routledge and Sons, 1886 - 315 pages
 

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Page 24 - Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, And from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, And under his wings shalt thou trust : His truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Page 24 - He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shall thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shall not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.
Page 246 - At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it; if that nation against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.
Page 138 - Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers ; neither take thou vengeance of our sins : spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever.
Page 24 - Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the Most High, thy habitation, there shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
Page 84 - if you will venture upon that score, 'name of God, go in ; for depend upon it, 'twill be a sermon to you, it may be the best that ever you heard in your life. It is a speaking sight,' says he, ' and has a voice with it, and a loud one, to call us all to repentance;' and with that he opened the door, and said,
Page 146 - come hither, for I believe thou art in health, that I may venture thee,' so I pulled out my hand, which was in my pocket before, ' Here,' says I, ' go and call thy Rachel once more, and give her a little more comfort from me.
Page 111 - ... them, and if these did not do they cut and scarified them in a terrible manner. In some those swellings were made hard partly by the force of the distemper and partly by their being too violently drawn, and were so hard that no instrument could cut them, and then they burnt them with caustics, so that many died raving mad with the torment, and some in the very operation. In these distresses, some, for want of help to hold them down in their beds, or to look to them, laid hands upon themselves,...
Page 145 - When the poor woman had taken up all, she was so weak she could not carry it at once in, though the weight was not much neither ; so she left the biscuit which was in a little bag, and left a little boy to watch it till she came again. Well, but...
Page 85 - His discourse had shocked my resolution a little, and I stood wavering for a good while, but, just at that interval, I saw two links come over from the end of the Minories, and heard the bellman, and then appeared a...

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