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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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No, father; I cannot underwrite Article Four (leave alone the rest), taking it 'in the literal and grammatical sense' as required by the Declaration; and, therefore, I can't be a parson in the present state of affairs," said Angel.
His father grieved so deeply that it made Angel quite ill to see him.
Perhaps if Angel had persevered he might have gone to Cambridge like his brothers.
said the Angel of the Odd, apparently much softened at my distress; "mein Gott, te man is eder ferry dronk or ferry zorry.
Hereupon the Angel of the Odd replenished my goblet (which was about a third full of Port) with a colorless fluid that he poured from one of his hand bottles.
The considerate kindness of the Angel mollified me in no little measure; and, aided by the water with which he diluted my Port more than once, I at length regained sufficient temper to listen to his very extraordinary discourse.
Angel began to call, for it was obvious that the matter should be pushed as far as it would go if a real effect were to be produced.
Hosmer Angel must have some strong object for his curious conduct, and it was equally clear that the only man who really profited by the incident, as far as we could see, was the stepfather.
Persons who are visited by the Angel quiver with a thrill unknown to the rest of mankind.
Little Christine asked her father if he had heard the Angel of Music.
Well, Raoul, my father is in Heaven, and I have been visited by the Angel of Music.
By that Heaven that bends above us -- by that God we both adore -- Tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn, It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels name Lenore -- Clasp a rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore.