The history and antiquities of Weston Favell

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1827 - Всего страниц: 80

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Стр. 49 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate, Is privileg'd beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of heaven.
Стр. 55 - Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away ; for, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone ; the flowers appear on the earth ; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land ; the fig-tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.
Стр. 59 - Fr»nc« tcm of the citizens, named Wolf, proposed that all the children in the city, from seven to fourteen years of age, should be clad in mourning, and sent as supplicants to the enemy. Procopius Nasus, chief of the Hussites, was so touched with this spectacle, that he received the young supplicants, regaled them with cherries and other fruits, and promised them to spare the city. The children returned crowned with leaves, holding cherries, and crying " victory !" — and hence, the " feast of...
Стр. 59 - Wolf proposed that all the children in the city, from seven to fourteen years of age, should be clad in mourning, and sent as supplicants to .the enemy. Procopius Nasus, chief of the Hussites, was so touched with this spectacle, that he received the young supplicants, regaled them with cherries and other fruits, and promised them to spare the city. The children returned crowned with leaves, holding cherries, and crying " Victory!": -»^ -. • .'i . . ' . .- .' . ..'tt . •. ' •
Стр. 29 - Here lie the Remains of the Rev. James Hervey, AM (late Rector of this Parish). That very pious Man, And much-admired author, Who died Dec. 25, 1758, In the 45th year of his age. Reader, expect no more to make him known, Vain the fond elegy and figur'd stone : A name more lasting shall his writings give ; There view display'd his heavenly soul, and live.
Стр. 38 - ... a proper distance from the meadow. My house is quite retired ; it faces the garden and the field, so that we hear none of the tumultuous din of the world, and see nothing but the wonderful and charming works of the Creator. O that I may be enabled to improve this advantageous solitude...
Стр. 9 - ... eighth and king Edward the sixth, or his late sister queene Elizabeth, or of his late deare father king James of happy memory, deceased, were authorised by them heretofore. AND ALSO, his majesty did thereby authorize me the said earle of Northampton, by the name of the lord Compton, and my assignees, to seize and take away all such greyhounds, beagles, or whippetts, as may any way be offensive vnto his majestys game and disport.
Стр. 8 - Esq. to bee my deputy and assignee during the will and pleasure of inee the s'd Earle of Northampton, to take to his Ma'ties use, and in his Ma'ties name, within all places within tenne miles any way of Weston Favell aforesaid, as well within franchises and libertyes as without, such and so many greyhounds, both doggs and bitches, in whose custody soever they bee, as the said Alexander Ekins shall thinke meete and convenient for his Ma'ties disport and recreation, and in such and as ample manner...
Стр. 56 - Valentine," by stating that Madame Royale, daughter of Henry the Fourth of France, having built a palace near Turin, which, in honour of the saint, then in high esteem, she called the Valentine, at the first entertainment which she gave in it, was pleased to order that the ladies should receive their lovers for the year by lots, reserving to herself the privilege of being independent of chance, and of choosing her own partner. At the various balls which this gallant princess gave during the year,...
Стр. 48 - If while I am speaking, the earth should reel to and fro, and be in strong convulsions under your feet; if it should open its horrid jaws, and gape frightfully wide to devour you; not one in the assembly but would be greatly alarmed. How then can you be careless and unconcerned, when hell from beneath is opening her mouth, to swallow you up in endless perdition? — IF THIS BUILDING...

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