Keighley, Past and Present, Or An Historical, Topographical and Statistical Sketch of the Town, Parish, and Environs of Keighley, Including Some Places in the Parish of Bingley: Likewise an Account of the Ancient Families

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Page 218 - Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form...
Page 152 - Thus to relieve the wretched was his pride, And e'en his failings leaned to virtue's side; But in his duty, prompt at every call, He watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all; And, as a bird each fond endearment tries To tempt its new-fledged offspring to the skies, He tried each art, reproved each dull delay, Allured to brighter worlds, and led the way.
Page 152 - His lot was in a pleasant place, and his "peace did flow as a river, and his righteousness as the waves of the sea.
Page 21 - The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds ; but the poor man," says this simple and beautiful parable, " had nothing, save one little ewe lamb; which he had bought and nourished up; and it grew up together with him and his children; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and was cherished in his bosom and was unto him as a daughter...
Page 182 - The LORD your God hath multiplied you, and, behold, ye are this day as the stars of heaven for multitude. 11 (The LORD God of your fathers make you a thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless you, as he hath promised you!) 12 How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your strife?
Page 101 - Loides and Elmete," the following passage : — " He was thence committed to one Maister Key's house, a jaile built up in Wakefield, for at this time the infection of the plague was violent in York.
Page 106 - ... executioner. This young man, though innocent of any capital participation in the robbery, was so horror-struck by the deed he had been compelled to perform, that he criminated himself and followed the fate of his masters.
Page 148 - One of the weakest and most impolitic measures of Lewis XIV. was the revocation of the edict of Nantes, granted by Henry IV. for the toleration of the Protestants. While their worship was suppressed, their churches demolished, and their ministers banished, the Protestant laity were forbidden, under the most rigorous penalties, to quit the kingdom, 1685. France, however, by this measure lost...
Page 88 - But Hob was also a familiar and troublesome visitor of one of the farmers, and caused him so much vexation and petty loss, that he resolved to quit his house in Farndale and seek some other home. Very early in the morning, as he was trudging on his way, with all his household goods and gods in a cart, he was accosted in good Yorkshire by a restless neighbour, with 'I see you're flitting.
Page 218 - God do make and ordaine this my Last Will and Testament in manner and forme following that is to say first and principally...

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