Feltham's Tour Through the Isle of Man, in 1797 and 1798: Comprising Sketches of Its Ancient and Modern History, Constitution, Laws, Commerce, Agriculture, Fishery, Etc

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Manx Society, 1861 - 272 pages
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Page 95 - if the ancient discipline of the church were lost, it might be found in all its purity in the Isle of Man.
Page 80 - 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 249 - ... shall have the same force and effect to all intents and purposes as if such assent had been filed within one year after the passage of said act...
Page 97 - 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 250 - Saving always to all and every Person and Persons, Bodies Politic and Corporate, their Heirs and Successors, Executors, Administrators and Assigns, (other than...
Page 126 - If she be a maid or a single woman, the Deemster shall give her a rope, a sword, and a ring: and she shall have her choice to hang with the rope, cut off his head with the sword, or marry with the ring.
Page 49 - But it may be questionable whether the rot in sheep is so much owing to the vegetables in marshy grounds, as to a flat insect called a fluke (Fasciola hepatica), which is found in these wet situations adhering to the stones and plants, and likewise in the livers and biliary ducts of sheep that are affected with the rot. From experiments conducted with accuracy, it appears that neither sheep, cows, horses, goats, nor swine feed upon this plant.
Page 250 - ... their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, and against ALL and every other person or persons claiming or to claim the said premises, or any part thereof.
Page 128 - Agreeable to ancient custom, every parish sent four horsemen, properly accoutred, and the Captain of every parish presided over those of his own district. About eleven o'clock the cavalcade arrived at St. John's, when the Duke of Athol was received by the Clergy and Keys, and saluted by the fencibles.

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