Records of Buckinghamshire, Том 5

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Сторінка 42 - A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking.
Сторінка 10 - A Catalogue of the Lords, Knights, and Gentlemen that have compounded for their Estates.
Сторінка 97 - LORD, I have loved the habitation of thy house, and the place where thine honour dwelleth.
Сторінка 18 - tis a most pretty shew : Through Cheapside and Fenchurch-street, and so to Aldgate pump, Each man with 's spurs in 's horses sides, and his back-sword cross his rump. My lord he takes a staff in hand to beat the bushes o'er ; I must confess it was a work he ne'er had done before. A creature bounceth from a bush, which made them all to laugh ; My lord, he cried, a hare a hare, but it prov'd an Essex calf.
Сторінка 322 - because no manner of person shall mis-judge of the intent of this statute, " it is enacted, that whosoever shall notify that any eating of fish or forbearing of flesh mentioned therein is of any necessity for the saving of the soul of man , or that it is the service of God, otherwise than as other politic laws are and be; that then such persons shall be punished as spreaders of false news, §. 39 and 40.
Сторінка 463 - A Chorographicall Description of all the Tracts, Rivers, Mountains, Forests, and other parts of this Renowned Isle of Great Britain, with intermixture of the most Remarkable Stories, Antiquities, Wonders, Rarities, Pleasures, and Commodities of the same.
Сторінка 42 - In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half -hung, The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with straw, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies...
Сторінка 460 - How soft the music of those village bells, Falling at intervals upon the ear In cadence sweet, now dying all away, Now pealing loud again, and louder still, Clear and sonorous, as the gale comes on ! With easy force it opens all the cells Where Memory slept.
Сторінка 10 - WORKS PUBLISHED IN PHOTOZINCOGRAPHY. DOMESDAY BOOK, or the GREAT SURVEY OF ENGLAND OF WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR, 1086 ; fac-simile of the Part relating to each county, separately (with a few exceptions of double counties). Photozincographed, by Her Majesty's Command, at the Ordnance Survey Office, Southampton, Colonel SIR HENRY JAMES, RE, FRS, &c., Director. 35 Parts...
Сторінка 19 - Green-glimmering toward the summit, bears, with all Its stormy crests that smoke against the skies, Down on a bark, and overbears the bark, And him that helms it, so they overbore Sir Lancelot and his charger, and a spear Down-glancing lamed the charger, and a spear Prick'd sharply his own cuirass, and the head Pierced thro' his side, and there snapt, and remain'd.

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