History and topography of the city of York; and the North riding of Yorkshire

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Page 504 - A compilation from earlier historical works made, in the form in which we have it, at the end of the thirteenth or the beginning of the fourteenth century and known by the name of WALTER OF COVENTRY (W.
Page 234 - O Lord, thou knowest how busy I must be this day. If I forget thee, do not thou forget me.
Page 259 - Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the dominions and territories thereunto belonging...
Page 702 - tis, to cast one's eyes so low! The crows and choughs, that wing the midway air, Show scarce so gross as beetles : Half way down Hangs one that gathers samphire; dreadful trade! Methinks, he seems no bigger than his head: The fishermen, that walk upon the beach, Appear like mice; and yon...
Page 668 - My father was a little smart man, active to the last degree in all exercises, most patient of fatigue and disappointments, of which it pleased God to give him full measure. He was, in his temper, somewhat rapid and hasty, but of a kindly sweet disposition, void of all design ; and so innocent in his own intentions that he suspected no one ; so that you might, have cheated him ten times in a day, if nine had not been sufficient for your purpose.
Page 109 - Saxon king to be buried on the beach, adding, with a sneer, ' He guarded the coast •while he lived, let him continue to guard it now he is dead.
Page 263 - Council that he would make it his endeavour to preserve the Government, both in Church and State, as it was by law established ; and that he would always take care to defend and support the Church.
Page 190 - I am very sorry to know and hear how unreverently that most precious jewel, the word of God, is disputed, rhymed, sung, and jangled in every alehouse and tavern, contrary to the true meaning and doctrine of the same.
Page 641 - The principal objects of the society would be to make the cultivators of science acquainted with each other — to stimulate one another to new exertions — to bring the objects of science before the public eye — and to take measures for advancing its interests, and accelerating its progress.
Page 379 - At the first establishment of parochial clergy the tithes of the parish were distributed in a fourfold division, — one for the use of the bishop, another for maintaining the fabric of the church, a third for the poor, and the fourth to provide for the incumbent.

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