Collection of English Almanacs for the Years 1702-1835

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Page 9 - Henry III, Ed-ward I, Edward II, Edward III, Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Ed-ward IV, Edward V, Richard III, Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary...
Page 19 - Imprints a different bias, and to each Decrees its province in the common toil. To some she taught the fabric of the sphere, The changeful moon, the circuit of the stars, The golden zones of...
Page 16 - ... prodigies and predictions. For as it is the chief concern of wise men to retrench the evils of life by the reasonings of philosophy, it is the employment of fools to multiply them by the sentiments of superstition.
Page 19 - The golden zones of heaven; to some she gave To weigh the moment of eternal things, Of time, and space, and fate's unbroken chain, And will's quick impulse; others by the hand She led o'er vales and mountains, to explore What healing virtue swells the tender veins Of herbs and flowers...
Page 9 - Henry I, Stephen, Henry II, Richard I, John, Henry III, Ed-ward I, Edward II, Edward III, Richard II, Henry IV...
Page 16 - Sibyls, that fore- bodes and prophefies from one end of the year to the other. She is always feeing apparitions and hearing death-watches ; and was the other day almoft frighted out of her wits by the great houfe-dog, that howled ia the liable at a time when me lay ill of the tooth-ach.
Page 7 - Calculated according _ to Art, and referred , to the Horizon of the ancient and renowned Borough Town of Stamford (formerly a famous Univerfity) whofe Latitude is 52 Deg.
Page 16 - Though I know neither the time nor the manner of the death I am to die, I am not at all solicitous about it; because I am sure that he knows them both, and that he will not fail to comfort and support me under them.
Page 7 - Length of the Days and Nights, with the Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Planets and fixed Stars throughout the Year; whereby may be known the exact Hour of the Night at all Times, when either the Moon or Stars are seen.

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