The Western Highlands and Islands of Scotland Socially Considered, with Reference to Proprietors and People

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Էջ 197 - And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did.
Էջ 38 - The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right. But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.
Էջ 222 - The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
Էջ 35 - He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away. 31 Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompense.
Էջ 119 - Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed alone in the midst of the earth...
Էջ 221 - When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice : but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
Էջ 206 - The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung, Of Bacchus ever fair, and ever young. The jolly god in triumph comes ; Sound the trumpets, beat the drums ; Flushed with a purple grace He shows his honest face : Now give the hautboys breath ; he comes, he comes.
Էջ 189 - ... of the worst. I looked with considerable admiration on this gentleman; and with considerable astonishment, the reverse of admiration, on the work he had here been set upon. " This excellent Captain was too old a Commander to complain of anything ; indeed, he struggled visibly the other...
Էջ 189 - The Captain of the place, a gentleman of ancient Military or Royal-Navy habits. was one of the most perfect governors ; professionally and by nature zealous for cleanliness, punctuality, good order of every kind ; a humane heart and yet a strong one ; soft of speech and manner, yet with an inflexible rigor of command, so far as his limits went : ' iron hand in a velvet glove,

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