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Page 198 - s the disease he means ? Mai. 'T is call'd the evil ; A most miraculous Work in this good king : Which often, since my here-remain in England, I have seen him do. How he solicits heaven, Himself best knows : but strangely-visited people, All swoln and ulcerous, pitiful to the eye, The mere despair of surgery, he cures ; Hanging a. golden stamp about their necks, Put on with holy prayers : and 't is spoken, To the succeeding royalty he leaves The healing benediction.
Page 165 - is inclosed with three doors, the inner cancellated, the middle, which is very thick, lined with skins like parchment, and driven full of nails. These skins, they by tradition tell us, were some skins of the Danes, tann'd and given here as a memorial of our delivery from them.
Page 202 - I myself have been a frequent eye-witness of many hundreds of cures performed by his Majesty's Touch alone, without any assistance of chirurgery ; and those, many of them, such as had tired out the endeavors of able chirurgeons before they came thither.
Page 274 - I have examined, with a magnifying glass, the pages of tho Gospels of Lindisfarne and Book of Kells for hours together," says Professor Westwood, "without ever detecting a false line or an irregular interlacement ; and when it is considered that many of these details consist of spiral lines, and are so minute as to be impossible to have been executed with a pair of compasses, it really seems a problem, not only with what eyes, but also with what instruments, they could have been executed.
Page 204 - Patrick's account ; and the poor fellow has been here some month;; with his boy. But the queen has not been able to touch, and it now grows so warm, I fear she will not at all.
Page 189 - O Almighty God, who art the giver of all health, and the aid of them that seek to thee for succour, we call upon thee for thy help and goodness mercifully to be shewed upon these thy servants, that they being healed of their Infirmities, may give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 266 - PASCAL'S Thoughts. Translated from the Text of M. Auguste Molinier by C. Kegan Paul. 3rd Edition, y, dd. PAULI'S (Dr. R.) Life of Alfred the Great. Translated from the German. To which is appended Alfred's ANGLO-SAXON VERSION OF OROSIUS. With a literal Translation interpaged, Notes, and an ANGLO-SAXON GRAMMAR and GLOSSARY, by B. Thorpe. 5^. PAUSANIAS
Page 274 - Kells," some of the ornaments of which I attempted to copy, but broke down in despair. Of this very book Mr. "Westwood examined the pages, as I did, for hours together without ever detecting a false line, or an irregular interlacement.
Page 189 - And for the glory of thy Name deliver us ; be merciful to us sinners, for thy Name's sake.
Page 189 - O Almighty God, Who art the Giver of all health, and the aid of them that seek to Thee for succour, we call upon Thee for Thy help and goodness mercifully to be showed upon these Thy servants, that they being healed of their infirmities may give thanks unto Thee in Thy holy Church, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.