The Isle of Man: Its History, Physical, Ecclesiastical, Civil and Legendary

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J. van Voorst, 1848 - 376 pages
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Page 159 - Fair laughs the morn, and soft the zephyr blows, While proudly riding o'er the azure realm In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes; Youth on the prow, and Pleasure at the helm; Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway, That, hush'd in grim repose, expects his evening prey.
Page 276 - By this book and by the holy contents thereof, and by the wonderful works that God hath miraculously wrought in heaven above and in...
Page 296 - DEAR HEART, I have heretofore sent you comfortable lines, but alas I have now no word of comfort, saving to our last and best refuge, which is Almighty God, to whose will we must submit ; and when we consider how he hath disposed of these nations and the government thereof, we have no more to do but to lay our hands upon our mouths, judging ourselves, and acknowledging our...
Page 185 - Day. First, you shall come thither in your Royal Array, as a King ought to do, by the Prerogatives and Royalties of the Land of Mann.
Page 272 - Ferdinand and their uncle, an act was passed in 1610, " assuring and establishing the Isle of Man in the name and blood of William, Earl of Derby," who then entered upon possession. Towards the close of his life, being desirous of retiring from public business, he, by deed of gift (AD 1637) to his son James, Lord Strange, placed in his power the Isle of Man and all his other estates, on condition of the payment to himself of an annuity therefrom of lOOCW.
Page 298 - Master's time and reign, and is yet professed in the Isle of Man, which is no little comfort to me. " ' I thank my God for the quiet of my conscience at this time, and the assurance of those joys that are prepared for these that fear Him.
Page 67 - ... various times ; but what I took most notice of, was the report of a gentleman, of whose good understanding, as well as veracity, I have a very great opinion. He told me, that 'happening to be abroad late one night, and...
Page 186 - 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...

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