The History of the Town and Parish of Tetbury, in the County of Gloucester ...

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Сторінка 186 - FAREWELL, too little and too lately known, Whom I began to think and call my own: For sure our souls were near allied, and thine Cast in the same poetic mould with mine.
Сторінка 186 - O early ripe! to thy abundant store What could advancing age have added more? It might (what Nature never gives the young) Have taught the numbers of thy native tongue. But satire needs not those, and wit will shine Through the harsh cadence of a rugged line.
Сторінка 207 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house ? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him ; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Сторінка 3 - This year the Romans collected all the treasures that were in Britain, and some they hid in the earth, so that no one has since been able to find them ; and some they carried with them into Gaul.
Сторінка 187 - Thy generous fruits, though gathered ere their prime, Still showed a quickness ; and maturing time But mellows what we write to the dull sweets of rhyme. Once more, hail, and farewell ; farewell, thou young, But ah! too short, Marcellus of our tongue! Thy brows with ivy and with laurels bound; But fate and gloomy night encompass thee around.
Сторінка 192 - Some curse hangs over me and mine. My mother lies a corpse in this house : one of my best friends is drowned in a ditch. What can I say, or think, or do ? I received a letter from him the day before yesterday. My dear Scrope, if you can spare a moment, do come down to me; I want a friend. Matthews 's last letter was written on Friday, — on Saturday he was not.
Сторінка 17 - A WRIT of quo warranto is in the nature of a writ of right for the king, against him who claims or usurps any office, franchise, or liberty, to inquire by what authority he supports his claim, in order to determine the right r.
Сторінка 276 - Briefs by Letters Patent, and preventing Abuses in relation to such Charities, Our Will and Pleasure is, and We do hereby, for the better advancement of These our pious Intentions, require and command all Ministers, Teachers, and Preachers, Churchwardens and Chapelwardens, and the Collectors of this Brief and all others concerned, that they and every of them observe the Directions in the said Act contained, and do in all Things conform themselves thereunto ; and that when the printed Copies of these...
Сторінка 152 - As honours are paid to the dead in order to incite others to the imitation of their excellencies, the principal intention of EPITAPHS is to perpetuate the examples of virtue, that the tomb of a good man may supply the want of his presence, and veneration for his memory produce the same effect as the observation of his life.
Сторінка 78 - ... was invented to protect them, by giving the grantee a sole and exclusive power of killing such game so far as his warren extended, on condition of his preventing other persons.

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