The world's metropolis, or, Mighty London. 2nd ser., ed. by H.S. Brooke

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Сторінка 191 - Joshua to tell the gentlemen, that he would alter the Epitaph in any manner they pleased, as to the sense of it ; but he would never consent to disgrace the walls of Westminster Abbey, with an English inscription.
Сторінка 117 - Church, two Dukes between two Queenes, to wit, the Duke of Somerset and the Duke of Northumberland, between Queen Anne and Queen Katherine, all four beheaded.
Сторінка 196 - for the purchase of the Museum, or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, and of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts ; and for providing one General Repository for the better reception and more convenient use of the said collections ; and of the Cottonian Library, and of the additions thereto.
Сторінка 189 - Some of them were covered with such extravagant epitaphs, that if it were possible for the dead person to be acquainted with them, he would blush at the praises which his friends have bestowed upon him.
Сторінка 131 - Tower for one night, to the end he might there accomplish the king's pleasure in such things as he had given him commandment. After which letter delivered, and the keys received, Sir James appointed the night next ensuing to destroy them, devising before and preparing the means.
Сторінка 189 - The poet is buried here standing on his feet, and the inscription was done, as Aubrey relates, "at the charge of Jack Young (afterwards knighted), who, walking here when the grave was covering, gave the fellow eighteenpence to cut it.
Сторінка 181 - Commons also being very impatient to enter), gave order for the opening of the door, upon which they all rushed in, pushed aside their competitors and placed themselves in the front rows of the gallery. They stayed there till after eleven, when the House rose...
Сторінка 191 - Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it, with what more you may think proper.
Сторінка 132 - ... so bewrapped them and entangled them, keeping down by force the feather-bed and pillows hard unto their mouths, that within a while...
Сторінка 118 - The badges of this king and queen, the rose and pomegranate, are engraved on various parts of the armour. On the fans of the genouilleres is the Sheaf of Arrows, the device adopted by Ferdinand, the father of Katherine, on his conquest of Granada. Henry's badges, the Portcullis, the Fleur-de-lys, and the Red Dragon, also appear ; and on the edge of the lamboys or skirts are the initials of the royal pair, " HK," united by a true-lover's knot.

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