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Codex Junius 11

By: S. A. J. Bradley

...d. LIBER I I (ll. 1 28) Right is it that we praise the King of heaven, the Lord of hosts, and love Him with all our hearts. For He is great in power, ... ...ur hearts. For He is great in power, the Source of all created things, the Lord Almighty. Never hath He known beginning, neither cometh an end of His ... ...s magnified their Prince and sang His praise with glad ness, serving the Lord of life, exceeding blessed in His splendour. They knew no sin nor any ... ...ld take the kingdom, and easily. But their hope failed them when the Lord, High King of heaven, lifted His hand against their host. The erring spirits... ...a better host, the great creation, the native seats and gleaming mansions, high in heaven, wherefrom these boastful foes had got them forth. Therefore... ...t he turned him to a worse thing, and strove to stir up strife against the Highest Lord of heaven, who sitteth on the throne of glory. (ll. 261 276) ... ...land’s end. And there they pitched a camp and rested, for they were weary. Stewards brought the warriors food and strengthened them. And when the trum...

...Excerpt: LIBER I. (ll. 1-28) Right is it that we praise the King of heaven, the Lord of hosts, and love Him with all our hearts. For He is great in power, the Source of all created things, the Lord Almighty. Never hath He known beginning, neither cometh an end of His eternal glory. Ever in majesty He rei...

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The Mirror of the Sea

By: Joseph Conrad

...o wonder at, but I sup- pose I must admit that Mr. B-’s sentiment was of a higher order. Each of us, of course, was extremely anxious about the good a... ...al aspect of this bread-winning, is the attainment and preservation of the highest possible skill on the part of the crafts- men. Such skill, the skil... ... individual pride, rendered exact by profes- sional opinion, and, like the higher arts, it spurred on and sustained by discriminating praise. This is ... ...f an impla- cable autocrat out of a pale and frightened sky. He is the war-lord who sends his battalions of At- lantic rollers to the assault of our s... ...ks did the robber sheik hold the trade route of the earth, while our liege lord, the West Wind, slept profoundly like a tired Titan, or else remained ... ...a short, steep ascent by the King’s Head pub., patronized by the cooks and stewards of the fleet, the voice of a man crying “Hot saveloys!” at the end... ...n helmeted or bare; full lengths of warriors, of kings, of states- men, of lords and princesses, all white from top to toe; with here and there a dusk...

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Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... in the commerce of friendship, by his brave attitude towards life, by his high moral value and unwearied intellectual ef- fort, that he struck the mi... ... to the proper summit of any Cambrian pedigree – a prince; ‘Guaith V oeth, Lord of Cardigan,’ the name and style of him. It may suffice, however, for ... ...d famous horses, Maggie and Lucy, the lat- ter coveted by royalty itself. ‘Lord Rokeby, his neighbour, 8 Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin called him kinsman... ...a month together; of the daily press of neighbours, many of whom, Frewens, Lords, Bish- ops, Batchellors, and Dynes, were also kinsfolk; and the par- ... ...n the Archipelago. Captain T ait was a favourite with Sir Thomas Maitland, High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands – King Tom as he was called – who f... ...nd the two remaining Miss Campbells, people of fierce passions and a truly Highland pride, the derogation was bitterly resented. For long the sisters ... ...it all. ‘Decidedly I prefer being master to being man: boats at all hours, stewards flying for marmalade, captain enquiring when ship is to sail, cler...

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Salammbo

By: Gustave Flaubert

...mour re- doubled; the wounded lions roared in the shade. In an instant the highest terrace of the palace was illumi- nated, the central door opened, a... ... soldiers over- flowed between the lofty bitumen-smeared houses six storys high. Behind their gratings of iron or reed the women, with veiled heads, s... ... I am master of the house! The disarmed man falls at my feet and calls me Lord and Great King.” They shouted, they leaped, the merriest began to tell... ... wings. The grinding of the hy- draulic wheels which conveyed water to the highest storys of the palaces, was no longer heard; and the camels, lying o... ...n the ground in the avenue of cypress trees, Abdalonim, the Steward of the stewards, waving a white miter, advanced towards Hamilcar with a censer in ... ...ng her women, who crowded around her. Hamilcar turned on his heel. All the stewards followed him. 109 Flaubert The door of the emporiums was opened, ... ...eeting together at the points. At last he ascended the stone disc. All the stewards stood with arms folded and heads bent while Abdalonim reared his p... ...the multitude round about re- peated: “Oxen! oxen!” The devout exclaimed: “Lord! eat!” and the priests of Proserpine, complying through terror with th...

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