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ANGEL. An ancient English coin of the value of ten shillings sterling. Jac. L. D. h.t.

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Angels do not toil, but let their good works grow out of them; and so did Phoebe.
It swept along, thick and solid, five hundred thousand angels abreast, and every angel carrying a torch and singing - the whirring thunder of the wings made a body's head ache.
My guardian angel is asleep At least he doth no vigil keep But far doth roam.
Is this the Region, this the Soil, the Clime, Said then the lost Arch Angel, this the seat That we must change for Heav'n, this mournful gloom For that celestial light?
She wheedled her mother, was kind to her doll, took great care of her frock and her little red shoes and her fiddle, but most of all loved, when she went to sleep, to hear the Angel of Music.
Te angel ab not te wing, and I am te Angel ov te Odd.
Hosmer Angel vanish from your memory, as he has done from your life.
But God sent two angels from heaven in the shape of white doves, which flew to her twice a day, and carried her food until the seven years were over.
This lady had somewhat unexpectedly brought him three sons, so that between Angel, the youngest, and his father the Vicar there seemed to be almost a missing generation.
Near the altar of the church at Bald Hills there was a chapel over the tomb of the little princess, and in this chapel was a marble monument brought from Italy, representing an angel with outspread wings ready to fly upwards.
AN Unworthy Man who had laughed at the woes of a Woman whom he loved, was bewailing his indiscretion in sack-cloth-of-gold and ashes-of-roses, when the Angel of Compassion looked down upon him, saying:
Even our digestion is governed by angels," said Blake; and if you will resist the trivial inclination to substitute "bad angels," is there really any greater mystery than the process by which beef is turned into brains, and beer into beauty?