The Lancashire library: a bibliographical account of ... literature relating to the county palatine

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Page 232 - I'll give thee this plague for thy dowry : be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. Get thee to a nunnery, go : farewell. Or, if thou wilt needs marry, marry a fool ; for wise men know well enough what monsters you make of them. To a nunnery, go, and quickly too. Farewell.
Page 62 - DOMESDAY BOOK, or the GREAT SURVEY OF ENGLAND OF WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR, 1086 ; fac-simile of the Part relating to each county, separately (with a few exceptions of double counties).
Page 301 - I am aware, my lords, that truth is to be sought only by slow and painful progress; I know also that error is in its nature flippant and compendious ; it hops with airy and fastidious levity over proofs and arguments, and perches upon assertion, which it calls conclusion.
Page 63 - The NATURAL HISTORY of LANCASHIRE, CHESHIRE, and the PEAK in DERBYSHIRE, with an account of the British Phoenician, Armenian, Gr. and Rom. Antiquities in those parts.
Page 388 - The Protestant Religion is a sure Foundation and Principle of a True Christian and a Good Subject, a Great Friend to Humane Society, and a Grand Promoter of all Virtues, both Christian and Moral. The Second Edition. By CHARLES, EARL of DERBY, Lord of Mann and the Isles. Small quarto. London: 1671. Title, Dedication, and " To the Reader,
Page 312 - The NOBLE and GENTLE MEN of ENGLAND, or Notes WORKS PARTLY RELATING TO LANCASHIRE. touching the Arms and Descents of the Ancient, Knightly, and Gentle Houses of England, arranged in their respective Counties. Attempted by EVELYN PHILIP SHIRLEY, Esq., MA, FSA, one of the Knights of the Shire for the County of Warwick.
Page 373 - The Bishop of Chester's case, with relation to the " wardenship of Manchester : in which is shewn that no other " degrees but such as are taken in the University, can be " deemed legal qualifications for any ecclesiastical preferment
Page 292 - A COLLECTION of the SUFFERINGS of the PEOPLE called QUAKERS for the Testimony of a Good Conscience...
Page 191 - LIFE OF EDWARD BAINES, late MP for the Borough of Leeds. By his Son, EDWARD BAINES, Author of "The History of the Cotton Manufacture.
Page 95 - Tis strange, — but true ; for truth is always strange; Stranger than fiction : if it could be told, How much would novels gain by the exchange ! How differently the world would men behold...

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