Annals of Hyde and District: Containing Historical Reminiscences of Denton, Haughton, Dukinfield, Mottram, Longdendale, Bredbury, Marple, and the Neighbouring Townships

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Cartwright & Rattray, 1899 - 350 pāgines
 

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Pāgina 255 - Here comes all that breeds the strife ; I in England have already A sweet woman to my wife : I will not falsify my vow for gold nor gain, Nor yet for all the fairest dames that live in Spain.
Pāgina v - Ye who love a nation's legends. Love the ballads of a people, That like voices from afar off Call to us to pause and listen. Speak in tones so plain and childlike, Scarcely can the ear distinguish Whether they are sung or spoken ; — Listen to this Indian Legend, To this Song of Hiawatha!
Pāgina 47 - I, AB of my own voluntary will, do declare, and solemnly swear, that I never will reveal to any person or persons under the canopy of heaven...
Pāgina 253 - Of a comely countenance and grace was she, And by birth and parentage of high degree. As his prisoner there he kept her, In his hands her life did lie ; Cupid's bands did tie them faster By the liking of an eye.
Pāgina 255 - Spain." 0 how happy is that woman, That enjoys so true a friend ! Many happy days God send her ; Of my suit I make an end : On my knees I pardon crave for my offence, Which did from love and true affection first commence. Commend me to thy lovely lady ; Bear to her this chain of gold ; And these bracelets for a token ; Grieving that I was so bold : All my jewels in like sort take thou with thee, For they are fitting for thy wife, but not for me.
Pāgina 253 - WILL you hear a Spanish lady. How shee wooed an English man ? Garments gay as rich as may be Decked with jewels she had on. Of a comely countenance and grace was she, And by birth and parentage of high degree.
Pāgina 198 - God and calling to remembrance the uncertain Estate of this Transitory Life and that all flesh must Yield to death, when it shall please God to call, do make...
Pāgina 13 - And Arthur and his knighthood for a space Were all one will, and thro' that strength the King Drew in the petty princedoms under him, Fought, and in twelve great battles overcame The heathen hordes, and made a realm and reign'd.
Pāgina 206 - The light still shines through the latticed pane As it shone to them, and the shadowed door Is the shadow they saw, and the stains remain Of the wine they spilled on the dais floor. The river that runs by the old Hall's walls Murmured to them as it murmurs now ; The golden glow of the sunset falls As it fell for them, on glade, river, and bough : The hall where they feasted, the church where they prayed, Their cradles, and chambers, and gravestones, stay ; While lord and vassal, youth and maid, Knight...
Pāgina 13 - To drive the heathen from your Roman wall, No tribute will we pay : ' so those great lords Drew back in wrath, and Arthur strove with Rome. And Arthur and his knighthood for a space Were all one will, and thro...

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