A History of Surrey (Google eBook)

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E. Stock, 1900 - Surrey (England) - 321 pages
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Page 202 - So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive.
Page 195 - A-morwe, whan that day bigan to springe, Up roos our host, and was our aller cok, And gadrede us togidre, alle in a flok, And forth we riden, a litel more than pas, Un-to the watering of seint Thomas.
Page 109 - Hevede he nou here the Erl of Waryn, Shulde he never more come to is yn, Ne with sheld, ne with spere, ne with other gyn, to help of Wyndesore.
Page 271 - ... doth daily decay and become scant, and will in time to come become much more scarce, by reason whereof the prices are grown to be very great and unreasonable...
Page 188 - Cuddington ; and built with so much splendour and elegance that it stands a monument of art, and you would think the whole science of architecture exhausted on this building.
Page 192 - Tut, tut ! good enough to toss ; food for powder, food for powder ; they'll fill a pit, as well as better ; tush, man, mortal men, mortal men.
Page 96 - QUEUX," to be held by the following service. See that venerable Record the Doomsday Book. " Addington Co. Surrey. " Robert Argyllon holdeth one carucate of Land in Addington in the County of Surrey, by the service of making one mess in an earthen pot in the kitchen of our Lord the KING, on the day of his coronation, called "De. la Groute," ie a kind of Plum porridge, or Water-gruel with Plums in it.
Page 110 - Look at this my lords, this is my warrant! For my ancestors came with William the Bastard and conquered their lands with the sword, and by the sword I will defend them from anyone intending to seize them.
Page 200 - Bishop's goods, not only of his victuals, whereof there was plenty, but whatsoever else, not leaving so much as one lock of a door, but the same was taken off and carried away...

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