Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art, Volume 35 (Google eBook)

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Association, 1903 - Science
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Page 170 - My father, in the time of Queen Mary, being noted and known to be an enemy to Popery, was so cruelly threatened and so narrowly observed by those that maliced his religion, that for the safeguard of himself and my mother, who was wholly affected as my father, he knew no way so secure as to fly into Germany...
Page 4 - The COUNCIL of the CAMDEN SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications; the Editors of the several works being alone responsible for the same.
Page 571 - ... that the King of Scots is a competitor, and my lord of Essex I have said is a competitor; for he would depose the Queen, and call a parliament, and so be king himself; but as to my affection to advance the Spanish title to England, I am so far from it, that my mind is astonished to think of it, and I pray God to consume me where I stand, if I hate not the Spaniard as much as any man living !
Page 745 - With most profitable annotations upon all the hard places and other things of great importance as may appeare in the Epistle to the Reader.
Page 11 - RULES. 1. THE Association shall be styled the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature, and Art. 2. The objects of the Association are — To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific enquiry in Devonshire ; and to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science, Literature, or Art, in different parts of the county. 3. The Association shall consist of Members, Honorary Members, and Corresponding Members. 4. Every candidate for membership,...
Page 134 - BUTTERFLY.—One of the superstitions prevailing among the lower classes in this county is that any individual neglecting to kill the first butterfly he may see for the season will have ill-luck throughout the year. The following recent example is given by a young lady:— " The other Sunday, as we were walking to church, we met a man running at full speed, with his hat in one hand and a stick in the other. As he passed us he exclaimed : ' I shan't hat 'en now, I b'lieve.
Page 570 - That he did conspire and go about to deprive the king of his government, to raise up sedition within the realm, to alter religion, to bring in the Roman superstition, and to procure foreign enemies to invade the kingdom.
Page 19 - Association," followed by the date of the year in which the said Report was printed in the said Transactions, but that, with the exception of printers' errors and changes in the pagination which may be necessary or desirable, the said Reprint shall be in every other respect an exact copy of the said Report as printed in the said Transactions, without addition, or abridgment, or modification of any kind.
Page 550 - I well remember his study, which was a little turret that looked into and over the Thames, and had the prospect which is pleasant perhaps as any in the world, and which not only refreshes the eie-sight but cheeres the spirits, and (to speake my mind) I beleeve enlarges an ingeniose* man's thoughts.
Page 13 - Secretary shall, at least one mouth before each Annual Meeting, inform each member by circular of the place and date of the Meeting. 24. Members who do not, on or before the day of the Annual Meeting, give notice, in writing or personally, to the General Secretary of their intention to withdraw from the Association, shall be regarded as members for the ensuing year. 25. The Association shall, within three months after each Annual Meeting, publish its Transactions...

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