Annals of Aberdeen: from the reign of King William the Lion, to the end of the year 1818; with an account of the city, cathedral and university of old Aberdeen, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Brown, 1818 - History - 489 pages
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Page 361 - July, 1812 ; present, his royal highness the Prince Regent in . Council : It is this day ordered, by his royal highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on the behalf of his majesty, and by and with the advice of his majesty's privy council, that no ships or vessels belonging...
Page 396 - ... during the season, from the first day of April to the first day of July...
Page 391 - Fourth may have been and may be made and incurred before any general sewers rate can be recovered ; be it therefore enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the courts of sewers from time to time to borrow and take up at interest any sum or sums of money for the...
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Page 94 - The Shepherds feeding their Flocks by Night, by the Painters and Glaziers. The three Kings, by the Vintners. The Oblation of the three Kings, by the Mercers.
Page 94 - ... serious part of these motley scenes; at least they were persuaded that the solemnity of the subject covered or excused all incongruities. They had no just idea of decorum, consequently but little sense of the ridiculous: what appears to -us to be the highest burlesque, on them would have made no sort of impression. We must not wonder at this, in an age when courage, devotion, and ignorance, comgosed the character of European manners...
Page 87 - Devil with his wooden dagger, and to make him roar for the entertainment of the populace. As the Mysteries or Miracle-plays " frequently required the introduction of allegorical characters, such as Charity, Sin, Death, Hope, Faith, or the like, and as the common poetry of the times, especially among the French, began to deal much in allegory, at length plays were formed entirely consisting of such personifications. These were called MORALITIES.
Page 19 - Register is be the forcited act Ordained to be respected as the true and unrepealable rule of all armes and bearings in Scotland, To remaine with the Lyon's office as a publict Register of the kingdome.
Page 173 - Funerals of a right reverend Father in God Patrick Forbes of Corse...
Page 88 - the feast ' of Pentecost, and the two following holidays, the representation of ' the PLAY OF CHRIST, that is of his passion, resurrection, ascension, 'judgment, and the mission of the holy ghost, was performed by the ' clergy of Civita Vecchia in curia domini patriarchs Austria civitatis

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