A journal of the plague-year. To which is added some account of the great fire in 1666, extr. from Evelyn's Memoirs

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Pàgina 16 - I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress : my God ; in him will I trust. 3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
Pàgina 3 - Scripture, might be described as the pestilence that walketh in darkness, and the destruction that wasteth at noon-day, was indeed a fit subject for a pencil so veracious as that of
Pàgina 16 - 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.
Pàgina 16 - Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; there shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
Pàgina 283 - Highgate, where one might have seen 200,000 people of all ranks and degrees dispersed and lying along by their heaps of what they could save from the fire, deploring their loss, and though ready to perish for hunger and destitution, yet not asking one penny for relief, which to me appeared a stranger sight than any I had yet beheld.
Pàgina 16 - He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust : his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Pàgina 115 - Remember not, Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers ; neither take thou vengeance of our sins : spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy most precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever.
Pàgina 278 - God grant mine eyes may never behold the like, who now saw above 10,000 houses all in one flame! The noise and cracking and thunder of the impetuous flames, the shrieking of women and children, the hurry of people, the fall of towers, houses, and churches...
Pàgina 284 - I left them pretty quiet, and came home sufficiently weary and broken. Their spirits thus a little calmed, and the affright abated, they now began to repair into the suburbs about the City, where such as had friends, or opportunity, got shelter for the present ; to which his Majesty's proclamation also invited them.
Pàgina 120 - I have gotten four shillings," said he, "which is a great sum, as things go now with poor men; but they have given me a bag of bread too, and a salt fish and some flesh; so all helps out." "Well," said I, "and have you given it them yet?"

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