Collectanea Bradfordiana: a Collection of Papers on the History of Bradford, and the Neighborhood

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Abraham Holroyd
A. Holroyd, 1873 - Всего страниц: 184

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Стр. 76 - Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do : and behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.
Стр. 177 - Fleece; wherein, indeed, the fleece was ours, the golden theirs, so vast their emolument hy the trade of clothing. Our king therefore resolved, if possible, to reduce the trade to his own country, who as yet were ignorant of that art, as knowing no more what to do" with their wool than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial and curious drapery ; their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such their coarseness for want of skill in their making.
Стр. 153 - Blessed Mary and all the saints, and my body to be buried in the churchyard of St.
Стр. 28 - All this was to be triply estimated : first, as the estate was held in the time of the Confessor ; then as it was bestowed by King William ; and thirdly, as its value stood at the formation of the Survey. The jurors were, moreover, to state whether any advance could be made in the value.
Стр. 5 - And Abraham planted a grove in Beer-sheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God.
Стр. 98 - And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.
Стр. 69 - ... discouraged, began to fly, and were soon routed. The horse also charged us again. We not knowing what was done in the left wing: Our men maintained their ground, till a command came for us to retreat, having scarce any way now to do it, the enemy being almost round about us, and our way to Bradford cut off.
Стр. 104 - Sunday ; at which time he took care to be provided with plenty of halfpence, which he very charitably suffered to be taken singly out of his hand, held behind him during his walk to the chapel, by a number of poor people who followed him, without his ever looking back, or asking a single question. Mr. Sharp was very irregular...
Стр. 102 - ... his own hands. Also the models of these polyedra he cut out in box-wood with amazing neatness and accuracy. Indeed few or none of the mathematical instrument-makers could exceed him in exactly graduating or neatly engraving any mathematical or astronomical instrument, as may be seen in the equatorial instrument above mentioned, or in his sextant, quadrants and dials of various sorts ; also in a curious armillary sphere, which, beside the common properties, has moveable circles, &c. for exhibiting...
Стр. 75 - Wing charged first the Enemy's Right Wing ; which was performed for a while with much resolution on both sides ; but the Enemy, at length, was put to the worst. Our Right Wing had not, all, so good success, by reason of the whins [furze] and ditches which we were to pass over before we could get to the Enemy, which put us into great disorder : notwithstanding, I drew up a body of 400 Horse.

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