The History and Antiquities of Highgate, Middlesex ...

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第 21 頁 - All but yon widowed, solitary thing That feebly bends beside the plashy spring; She, wretched matron, — forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread...
第 160 頁 - LORD, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth ; send thy HOLY GHOST, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of charity, the very bond of peace, and of all virtues ; without which, whosoever liveth is counted dead before thee : Grant this for thine only Son JESUS CHRIST'S sake. Amen.
第 42 頁 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith etc.
第 168 頁 - The sun shall soon be face to face beheld, In all his robes, with all his glory on, Seated sublime on his meridian throne. Then constant faith, and holy hope shall die, One lost in certainty, and one in joy...
第 111 頁 - Abney, who received him into his house ; where with a constancy of friendship and uniformity of conduct not often to be found, he was treated for thirty-six years with all the kindness that friendship could prompt, and all the attention that respect could dictate.
第 104 頁 - But now if not per omnipotentiam (as the divines speak) but per potestatem suaviter disponentem, your Majesty will graciously save me from a sentence with the good liking of the House, and that cup may pass from me ; it is the utmost of my desires. This I move with the more belief, because I assure myself that if it be reformation that is sought, the very taking away the seal, upon my general submission, will be as much in example for these four hundred years, as any furder severity.
第 102 頁 - I knew not whether it were the stone, or some surfeit, or cold, or indeed a touch of them all three. But when I came to your lordship's house, I was not able to go back, and therefore was forced to take up my lodging here, where your housekeeper is very careful and diligent about me, which I assure myself your lordship will not only pardon towards him, but think the better of him for it. For indeed your lordship's house was happy to me; andh I kiss your noble hands for the welcome which I am sure...
第 115 頁 - During his apprenticeship, he set out one Sunday with two or three companions on an excursion to Highgate. The weather being hot they went into a public house, where they had not been long before a quarrel arose between some persons in the same room. One of the disputants struck the other on the head with a quart pot, and cut him very much. The blood running
第 101 頁 - ... thoughts why flesh might not be preserved in snow, as in salt. They were resolved they would try the experiment presently. They alighted out of the coach and went into a poor woman's...
第 105 頁 - But because he that hath taken bribes is apt to give bribes, I will go farther, and present your Majesty with a bribe. For if your Majesty give me peace and leisure, and God give me life, I will present your Majesty with a good history of England, and a better digest of your laws.