A History of the Isle of Man, Τόμος 1

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Σελίδα 488 - That it may please thee to give and preserve to our use the kindly fruits of the earth, so as in due time we may enjoy them ; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Σελίδα 46 - ... they made their appearance in the eastern districts of Scotland at the same time as the Secular Clergy were introduced, and succeeded the Columban monks who had been driven across the great mountain range of Drumalban...
Σελίδα 189 - Lancashire ; his life and death deserving commendation, ' and craving memory to be imitated, was such as followeth : bis fidelity unto two Kings and two Queens, in dangerous times and great rebellions, in which time, and always as cause served, he was lieutenant of Lancashire and Cheshire, and lately offered 10,000 men...
Σελίδα 381 - ... that any person prosecuted for a foreign debt by an action of arrest, shall be held to bail only for his personal appearance to such action, and for the forthcoming of what effects he hath within this island.
Σελίδα 147 - The lull title of the see at the present day is Bishop of the Isle of Man, of Sodor, of Sodor and Man, and of Sodor of Man.
Σελίδα 334 - I had a design, and GOD may enable me, to set up an university, without much charge, (as I have contrived it,) which may much oblige the nations round about us. It may get friends into the country, and enrich this land, (of which some share in time will come to the lord's purse, as is most certain thereby will much credit.) This certainly would please GOD and man.
Σελίδα 32 - Aedus, have taken in hand to set forth in order a narration, namely this, according to what their fathers and they who from the beginning were ministers of the Word have delivered unto them ; but by reason of the very great difficulty of the narrative, and the diverse opinions and numerous doubts of very many persons, have never arrived at any one certain track of history ; therefore (if I be not mistaken, according to this proverb of our countrymen, Like boys...
Σελίδα 116 - No, the people who were then spread over a great part of the present Russia, who overran Germania, who knew the art of writing, who led their conquering hosts to Spain, into the Mediterranean, to Italy, Sicily. Greece, the Black Sea, Palestine, Africa, and even crossed the broad Atlantic to America, who were undisputed masters of the sea for more than twelve centuries, were not barbarians.
Σελίδα 443 - few Quakers who resided on the island visited, loved, and respected him.
Σελίδα 39 - They were holy presbyters and a few bishops ; 100 in number ; who dwelt in desert places, and lived on herbs and water...

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