Examples of Gothic architecture, selected from various antient edifices in England, the literary part by E.J. Wilson. (Vol.2, by A. and A.W. Pugin. Vol.3, by A.W. Pugin and T.L. Walker). (Google eBook)

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Page 70 - Packington in Worcestershire ; by whom he had a son : his second wife was a daughter of Sir John Thynne of Long-Leat ; by whom he had several sons and daughters. The second wife did use much artifice to render the son by the first wife, (who had not much Promethean fire) odious to his father...
Page 70 - Malmesbury hundred it came first into fashion by Sir Walter Long. They had first silver pipes. The ordinary sort made use of a walnutshell and a straw. I have heard my grandfather Lyte say, that one pipe was handed from man to man round the table.
Page 22 - ... fairs be to the injury of the neighbouring markets and the neighbouring fairs. Wherefore we will and straitly charge, for us and our heirs, as much as in us is, that the aforesaid Abbot and Convent and their successors do have for ever one market to be held in the same place on Wednesday in every week, and two fairs in the same place in every year, to wit, one on the feast of S. James the Apostle, and the other on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross...
Page 22 - Henry, by the grace of God, king of England and France, and lord of Ireland, To all to whom these present letters shall come greeting...
Page 70 - ... it was then too Common among their masters to have feuds with one another ; and their servants at market, or where they met in that slashing age, did commonly bang one another's bucklers. Then an esquire when he rode to town, was attended by eight or ten men in blue coats with badges.
Page 70 - Wraxhall, where the picture of Sir Walter, hung over the parlour door, as it doth now at Draycot. As Sir Fox led his bride by the hand from the church, (which is near to the house) into the parlour, the string of the picture broke, and the picture fell on her shoulder, and cracked in the fall. (It was painted on wood, as the fashion was in those days.) This made her ladyship reflect on her promise, and drew some tears from her eyes...
Page 70 - ... he looked up, and there appeared a hand, which immediately vanished ; he was startled at it, but thought it might be only his fancy, being sleepy ; so he writ on ; by and by a fine white hand interposed between the writing and the candle (he could discern it was a woman's hand) but vanished as before ; I have forgot, it appeared a third time.
Page 34 - Percy; the former of which he accordingly assumed, and retained his own paternal coat, in order to perpetuate his claim to the principality of his father, should the elder line of the reigning duke, at any period, become extinct. The matter is thus stated in the great old pedigree, at Sion House: "The ancient arms of Hainault this Lord Jocelyn retained, and gave his children the surname of Perci.
Page 70 - The meat was served up by watchwords. Jacks are but of late invention; the poor boys did turn the spits, and licked the dripping for their pains.
Page 70 - ... up, and there appeared a Hand, which immediately " " vanished ; he was startled at it, but thought it might be only his fancy," " being Sleepy ; so he Writ on ; by and by, a fine white Hand interposed " " between the Writing and the Candle (he could discern it was a Woman's" " Hand), but vanish'd as before. I have forgot, it appeared a third Time." " But with that the Clerk threw down his Pen, and would engross no more," " but goes and tells his Master of it, and absolutely Refused to do it.

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