Peter Langtoft's Chronicle,: (as Illustrated and Improv'd by Robert of Brunne) from the Death of Cadwalader to the End of K. Edward the First's Reign, Volume 2

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Printed at the Theater, 1810 - 488 pages
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Page 504 - And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand ; and all the women went out after her, with timbrels, and with dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously : the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
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Page 484 - ... be handled, or rather footed, as he was If I had been in his place, I' should have been apt to. have told them, that surely it was some heathenish Temple demolished by the immediate hand of God, as an intolerable abomination unto him : yet reserving so much of it standing as may declare what the whole was, and how, and why so destroyed. That as we are to remember Lot's wife turned...
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Page 484 - Fillers of Stone are left to be our remembrancers, dissuading us from looking back in our hearts upon any thing of Idolatry, and persuading us, in imitation of Moses, and the Prophets, so to describe, and deride, it in it's uglie Coullers, that none of us, or our posterity, may returne, with Doggs, to such Vomit, or Sows to wallowing in such mire.