History, gazetteer and directory of Cambridgeshire. Subscribers copy

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1851
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Page 173 - HERE lies old Hobson ; death hath broke his girt And here, alas, hath laid him in the dirt; Or else the ways being foul, twenty to one, He's here stuck in a slough, and overthrown. 'Twas such a shifter, that, if truth were known, Death was half-glad when he had got him down ; For he had, any time this ten years full, Dodged with him betwixt Cambridge and the Bull.
Page 615 - ... the theatre. There is something in the word Playhouse which seems so closely connected, in the minds of these people, with sin and Satan, — that it stands in their vocabulary for every species of abomination.
Page 740 - ... the unexpired residue, whatever it may be, of any term originally created for a period of not less than sixty years...
Page 740 - Borough who shall within Twelve Calendar Months next previous to the last Day of July in such Year...
Page 120 - MA or of sufficient standing to take that degree ; no appropriation whatsoever : all required to go into Priest's Orders within seven years after they commence Masters of Arts, except two, who are appointed by the Master, and permitted to remain Laymen. The one is supposed to study Law, the other Physic. The Scholarships are open to men of any county, except three or four, which are appropriated to scholars chosen annually from Westminster school; and one of .37.
Page 57 - Besides a constant attendance on lectures, the Undergraduates are examined in their respective colleges yearly, or half-yearly, in those subjects which have engaged their studies ; and, according to the manner in which they...
Page 9 - withdrawn from wrath, and called to the mercy of Christ. How is the king of that province called?" They told him his name was ./Ella: and he, alluding to the name, said, "Hallelujah, the praise of God the Creator must be sung in those parts.
Page 589 - Under the new municipal act the borough is included in schedule A, amongst boroughs to have a commission of the peace, which has accordingly been granted, and...
Page 52 - Masters of arts of less than five years standing, and Doctors of less than. two, Compose the Regent or Upper House, or, as it is otherwise called, .the White-Hood House, from its members wearing their hoods lined with white silk.
Page 9 - Right," said he, "for they have angelical faces, and it becomes such to be companions with the angels in heaven.

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