Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volums 5-6

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Pāgina 86 - XXXI. The Stanley Papers, Part II. The Derby Household Books, comprising an account of the Household Regulations and Expenses of Edward and Henry, third and fourth Earls of Derby ; together with a Diary, containing the names of the guests...
Pāgina 132 - ... his love of peace and charity; his continence and humility ; his mind superior to anger and avarice, and despising pride and vainglory ; his industry in keeping and teaching the heavenly commandments ; his diligence in reading and watching ; his authority becoming a priest in reproving the haughty and powerful, and at the same time his tenderness in comforting the afflicted, and relieving or defending the poor.
Pāgina 187 - Furney's fells. All Lancashire for the most part The lusty Stanley stout did lead; A stock of striplings, strong of heart, Brought up from babes with beef and bread.
Pāgina 98 - meat offering shalt thou season with "salt; neither sbalt thou suffer the 'salt of the covenant of thy ° God to be lacking from thy ' meat offering: with all thine ° offerings thou shalt 'offer salt.
Pāgina 137 - Alfred commanded long ships to be built to oppose the "esks;" they were full-nigh twice as long as the others; some had sixty oars, and some had more ; they were both swifter and steadier, and also higher than the others. They were shapen neither like the Frisian nor the Danish, but so as it seemed to him they would be most efficient.
Pāgina 72 - Nevertheless," says Bede, " he made it after the manner of the Scots, not of stone, but of hewn oak." Surely this exception, " after the manner of the Scots," would prove rather that the manner of the English was different.
Pāgina 89 - The aged lover renounceth love," from which also Shakspeare did not disdain to borrow. Lord Vaux writes, My lusts they do me leave, My fancies all are fled, And tract of time begins to weave Graie haires upon my head. For age with stealing steps Hath claw'd with me his crowch, And lusty youthe awaye he leaps, As there had been none suche. A pikeaxe and a spade And eke a shrouding sheet, A house of claye for to be made, For such a guest most meete.
Pāgina 14 - ID those days its progress was naturally slow ; and in so small a community there was also little or no external addition. The marked increase which the town received, of Londoners,* who flocked to it after the great plague of 1665, and the great fire of 1666, had scarcely yet made any visible difference in it, though they led eventually to important results. It is only at the very close f of the century that we find insufficient accommodation in the Chapel of St. Nicholas, and an effort made to...
Pāgina 194 - James Stonehouse. A Liverpool tract on the Slave Trade, 1788. Squib Book of the Election of 1761, with list of the Burgesses from 1760. A tract by PD Parquot, entitled " Plenty following Scarcity." Liverpool, 1803. The Secretary drew the attention of the Meeting to the fact that a Donation from Mr. Mortimer had been announced erroneously at p. 120, of vol. iv. It was not the " Evening Mail " of 1790, but " Adams' Chester Courant
Pāgina 85 - He is bending forward, and with great force driving a spear with both hands into the head of one of the serpents that is rising out of the coil of the basement.

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