A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Enjoying Territorial Possessions Or High Official Rank: But Uninvested with Heritable Honours, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Henry Colburn, 1835 - Heraldry
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Page 250 - ... and the heirs of his body; and in default of such issue then, over,
Page 618 - And there hath been thy bane; there is a fire And motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting medium of desire; And, but once kindled, quenchless evermore, Preys upon high adventure, nor can tire Of aught but rest; a fever at the core, Fatal to him who bears; to all who ever bore.
Page 391 - I'll quickly change myself, if it be so, And like a page I'll follow thee, where'er thou go." " I have neither gold nor silver To maintain thee in this case ; And to travel is great charges, As you know, in every place.
Page 391 - Spaniards fraught with jealousy we often find. But Englishmen through all the world are counted kind. " Leave me not unto a Spaniard, You alone enjoy my heart ; I am lovely, young, and tender, Love is likewise my desert : Still to serve thee day and night my mind is prest, The wife of every Englishman is counted blest." " It wold be a shame, fair lady. For to bear a woman hence, English soldiers never carry Any such without offence.
Page 200 - George, the eldeft furvivihg fon, was created a knight of the Bath, at the coronation of King Charles II.
Page 667 - Gentlemen, I presume you very well know, or have heard of, my condition and disposition; and that I neither give nor take quarter. I am now with my Firelocks (who never yet neglected opportunity to correct rebels) ready to use you as I have done the Irish: but loth...
Page 466 - To see him setting out on a journey, was a matter truly curious: his first care was to put two or three eggs, boiled hard, into his great-coat pocket, or any scraps of bread which he found; baggage he never took; then, mounting one of his hunters, his next attention was to get out of London, into that road where turnpikes were the fewest. Then, stopping under any hedge where...
Page 467 - ... same inconvenience. Again he got up, and again the rain came down. At length, after pushing the bed quite round the room, he got into a corner where the ceiling was better secured, and there he slept till morning. When he met his uncle at breakfast, he told him what had happened. " Ay, ay," said the old man, " I don't mind it myself, but for those who.
Page 391 - Which did from love, and true affection first commence. ' Commend me to thy lovely lady, Bear to her this chain of gold, And these bracelets for a token ; Grieving that I was so bold : All my jewels in like sort take thou with thee, For they are fitting for thy wife, but not for me.
Page 467 - Timms, his nephew, used to mention the following proof. A few days after he went thither, a great quantity of rain fell in the night : he had not been long in bed before he felt himself wet through ; and, putting his hand out of the clothes, found the rain was dropping...

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