Chambers's encyclopædia, Volume 4

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Page 370 - All the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Page 118 - And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him: and they wept.
Page 134 - the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.
Page 163 - God so loved the world that ho gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Page 167 - ... may establish, or tend to Establish that he owes a debt, or is otherwise subject to a civil suit, either at the instance of his majesty, or of any other person.
Page 27 - ... days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after the feast of Pentecost, after the 14th September, and after the 13th December. The term 'embering...
Page 167 - That no person offered as a witness shall hereafter be excluded, by reason of incapacity from crime or interest, from giving evidence, either in person or by deposition, according to the practice of the Court, on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action or proceeding, civil or criminal, in any Court, or before any judge, jury, sheriff, coroner, magistrate, officer, or person having, by law or by consent...
Page 363 - Marriages performed within,' written 'beneath. A dirty fellow invited you in. The parson was seen walking before his shop : a squalid profligate figure, clad in a tattered plaid night-gown, with a fiery face, and ready to couple you for a dram of gin, or roll of tobacco.
Page 332 - I observed, he cared not to hold very long; then, he stood on a small pot; and, bending his body, took a glowing iron with his mouth from between his feet, without touching the pot, or ground, with his hands; with divers other prodigious feats.
Page 189 - And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt.

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