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Seite 147 - These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Seite 79 - Of staves and sandalled feet the trace. As to the port the galley flew, Higher and higher rose to view The castle with its battled walls, The ancient monastery's halls, A solemn, huge, and dark-red pile, Placed on the margin of the isle.
Seite 135 - Behold also the ships, which, though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.
Seite 233 - Greenwich ;" and after her decease, this institution was honoured by his majesty's singular protection. Thus they gave the palace for the use of disabled English seamen and their children, and for the widows and children of such as were slain at sea. King William also appointed...
Seite 235 - Indiamen, and from fifty to sixty ships of smaller burthen, with room to transport them from one part of the dock to any other. On the spacious south quay are erected four cranes, for the purpose of landing the guns, anchors, quintaledges, and heavy stores of the ships.
Seite 222 - Spaniards, on which account, a royal grant was obtained by the lord of the manor to the inhabitants of Gravesend and Milton, of the exclusive privilege of conveying passengers to London...
Seite 234 - Greenwich, rebuilt by the commissioners for erecting the fifty new churches, is a very handsome structure, dedicated to St. Alphage, archbishop of Canterbury, who is said to have been slain by the Danes in 1012, on the spot where the church uow stands.
Seite 235 - England resided at Greenwich, they used it as a hunting seat, and it is said, kept their dogs in the marsh.