RELICS AND MEMORIALS OF LONDON CITY

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Сторінка 136 - CAPTAIN or Colonel, or Knight in Arms, Whose chance on these defenceless doors may seize, If deed of honour did thee ever please, Guard them, and him within protect from harms. He can requite thee; for he knows the charms That call fame on such gentle acts as these, And he can spread thy name o'er lands and seas, Whatever clime the sun's bright circle warms. Lift not thy spear against the Muses
Сторінка 73 - In walking along the street in my youth, on the side next the prison, I have often been tempted by the question: ' Sir, will you be pleased to walk in and be married? ' Along this most lawless space was hung up the frequent sign of a male and female hand conjoined, with ' marriages performed within
Сторінка 233 - O'er Rome and o'er the nations spread. FRANCIS. THE reader is indebted for this day's entertainment to an author from whom the age has received greater favours, who has enlarged the knowledge of human nature, and taught the passions to move at the command of virtue.
Сторінка 215 - I did not think he ought to be shut up. His infirmities were not noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else. Another charge was, that he did not love clean linen; and I have no passion for it.
Сторінка 234 - ... would see the lawyer ere she went to bed. But Murray, being at an unusually late supper-party, did not return till her grace had departed in an overpowering rage. ' I could not make out, sir, who she was,' said Murray's clerk, describing her grace's appearance and manner, ' for she would not tell me her name ; but she swore so dreadfully that I am sure she must be a lady of quality.
Сторінка 253 - Arrowsmith preached an hour, then a psalm ; and thereafter Mr. Vines prayed near two hours, and Mr. Palmer preached an hour, and Mr. Seaman prayed near two hours, then a psalm. After, Mr. Henderson brought them to a sweet conference of the heat confessed in the assembly, and other seen faults to be remedied, and the conveniency to preach against all sects^ especially Anabaptists and Antinomians. Dr. Twisse closed with a short prayer and blessing.
Сторінка 215 - Perhaps, Sir, that may be from want of exercise.' Johnson: 'No, Sir; he has partly as much exercise as he used to have, for he digs in the garden. Indeed, before his confinement, he used for exercise to walk to the alehouse; but he was carried back again. I did not think he ought to be shut up. His infirmities were not noxious to society. He insisted on people praying with him; and I'd as lief pray with Kit Smart as any one else.
Сторінка 253 - After Dr. Twisse had begun with a brief prayer, Mr. Marshall prayed large two hours, most divinely confessing the sins of the members of the assembly in a wonderful, pathetick, and prudent way. After Mr. Arrowsmith preached an hour, then a psalm; thereafter Mr. Vines prayed near two hours, and Mr. Palmer preached an hour, and Mr. Seaman prayed near two hours, then a psalm; after Mr. Henderson brought them to a sweet conference of the...
Сторінка 186 - By him then learn thou may'st; here learn we must, When all is done, we sleep, and turn to dust: And yet through Christ to heaven we hope to go ; Who reads his books, shall find his faith was so.
Сторінка 92 - Touching the punishment of heretics, we thinketh it ought to be done without rashness, not leaving in the meantime to do justice to such as by learning would seem to deceive the simple...

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