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  • Arthur Dent's exegesis, more completely entitled The ruine of Rome, or, An exposition upon the whole Revelation: wherein is plainly shewed and proved that the popish religion, together with all the power and authority of Rome, shall ebbe and decay ... written especially for the comfort of Protestants and the daunting of papists, typifies the mainstream of English commentaries.

    Luther and English Apocalypticism: The Role of Luther in Three Seventeenth-Century Commentaries on the Book of Revelation

  • Thence having endeavoured to make her think of making herself happy by staying out her time with her master and other counsels, but she told me she could not do it, for it was her fortune to have this man, though she did believe it would be to her ruine, which is a strange, stupid thing, to a fellow of no kind of worth in the world and a beggar to boot.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • Thence having endeavoured to make her think of making herself happy by staying out her time with her master and other counsels, but she told me she could not do it, for it was her fortune to have this man, though she did believe it would be to her ruine, which is a strange, stupid thing, to a fellow of no kind of worth in the world and a beggar to boot.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1665 N.S.

  • Thence having endeavoured to make her think of making herself happy by staying out her time with her master and other counsels, but she told me she could not do it, for it was her fortune to have this man, though she did believe it would be to her ruine, which is a strange, stupid thing, to a fellow of no kind of worth in the world and a beggar to boot.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 33: January/February 1664-65

  • Thence having endeavoured to make her think of making herself happy by staying out her time with her master and other counsels, but she told me she could not do it, for it was her fortune to have this man, though she did believe it would be to her ruine, which is a strange, stupid thing, to a fellow of no kind of worth in the world and a beggar to boot.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Jan/Feb 1664/65

  • C'est juste un petit poste d'observation niché entre les maisons étagées sous la ruine de notre château médiéval.

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  • C'est juste un petit poste d'observation niché entre les maisons étagées sous la ruine de notre château médiéval.

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  • C'est juste un petit poste d'observation niché entre les maisons étagées sous la ruine de notre château médiéval.

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  • Hell, I treat all my guns like a newborn baby ... if I get so much as a scratch on one or something, it will ruine my day and possibly my hunt.

    All About Rifle Abuse*

  • Hell, I treat all my guns like a newborn baby ... if I get so much as a scratch on one or something, it will ruine my day and possibly my hunt.

    All About Rifle Abuse*

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