Some Account of the Parish of St. Giles, Norwich

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Jarrold & sons, 1886 - Norwich, Eng. St Giles parish - 503 pages
 

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Page 123 - SOLEMNLY, mournfully, Dealing its dole, The Curfew Bell Is beginning to toll. Cover the embers, And put out the light ; Toil comes with the morning, And rest with the night. Dark grow the windows, And quenched is the fire ; Sound fades into silence, — All footsteps retire. No voice in the chambers, No sound in the hall ! Sleep and oblivion Reign over all ! II.
Page 194 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground : Another race the following spring supplies, They fall successive, and successive rise ; So generations in their course decay, 185 So flourish these, when those are past away.
Page 180 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten; And if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, Yet is their strength labour and sorrow; For it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Page 185 - Forgive, blest shade, the tributary tear, That mourns thy exit from a world like this ; Forgive the wish that would have kept thee here, And stayed thy progress to the seats of bliss • No more confined to grov'ling scenes of night, No more a tenant pent in mortal clay, Now should we rather hail thy glorious flight, And trace thy journey to the realms of day.
Page 108 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that JESUS CHRIST came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
Page 184 - For when the breath of man goeth forth, he shall turn again to his earth, and then all his thoughts perish.
Page 289 - An Act for the better regulating and preserving Parish and other Registers of Births, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials in England.
Page 174 - It is, therefore, a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.
Page 244 - ... standing in the books of the said governor and company of the Bank of England...
Page 304 - Lord's Days then next following, at the close of the morning exercise, in 'the public meeting-place, commonly called the church or chapel, or (if the parties desired it) in the market-place next to the said church or chapel...

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