The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel De Foe: History of the plague in London, 1665; to which is added The great fire of London, 1666, by an anonymous writer [Gideon Harvey] The storm, 1703. With the essay, in verse. The true-born Englishman: a satire. 1855
Henry G. Bohn, 1855
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Seite 11 - Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, And from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, And under his wings shalt thou trust : His truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Seite 324 - The merciful and gracious Lord hath so done His marvellous works : that they ought to be had in remembrance.
Seite 11 - Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, nor for the arrow that flieth by day, nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness, nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand ; but it shall not come nigh thee.
Seite 78 - There, says he, they are all dead, the man and his wife and five children. There, says he, they are shut up ; you see a watchman at the door ; and so of other houses. Why...
Seite 18 - and said no more, but repeated those words continually, with a voice and countenance full of horror, a swift pace, and nobody could ever find him to stop, or rest, or take any sustenance, at least, that ever I could hear 'of. I met this poor creature several times in the streets, and would have spoken to him, but he would not enter into speech with me, or any one else, but held on his dismal cries continually.
Seite 156 - At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it; if that nation against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.
Seite 436 - Tis that from some French trooper they derive, Who with the Norman bastard did arrive ; The trophies of the families appear, Some show the sword, the bow, and some the spear, [ Which their great ancestor, forsooth, did wear. These in the herald's register remain, Their noble mean extraction to explain, Yet who the hero was, no man can tell, Whether a drummer or a colonel : The silent record blushes to reveal Their undescended dark original.
Seite 79 - ... have locked themselves up, and live on board, close shut in, for fear of the infection ; and I tend on them to fetch things for them, carry letters, and do what is absolutely necessary, that they may not be obliged to come on shore ; and every night I fasten my boat on board one of the ship's boats, and there I sleep by myself ; and blessed be God, I am preserved hitherto.
Seite 432 - WHEREVER God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there : And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation : For ever since he first debaucli'd the mind, He made a perfect conquest of mankind.