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Page 5 - That the embankment is old, I am free to confess ; that it is somewhat rotten in parts, I will not altogether deny ; that it is any the worse for that, 1 do most sturdily gainsay. It does its business
Page 5 - it works well; it keeps out the water from the land, and it lets in the wine upon the High Commission of Embankment
Page 353 - belong to the end of the thirteenth and the beginning of the fourteenth century, that
Page xiii - Bibliographical, Statistical, and other miscellaneous Memoranda, being appendices to the Report of the Royal Commission on Land in Wales and Monmouthshire
Page 306 - doubtful whether the public force at the command of any ruler or rulers was ever systematically exerted through the mechanism of Courts of Justice
Page 96 - might be seen creeping across the glassy surface of the main like so many insects awakened from torpor by the heat of the noonday sun and making with one accord for some familiar haunt.
Page 69 - Caergai, His dwelling is low in a valley greene, Under the foot of Rauran mossy hore.
Page 124 - There is, indeed, a mass of traditionary material, embodied in the Triads, the lives of the Welsh saints, the Mabinogion, the narrative of Geoffrey of Monmouth, and the works of the older poets, which probably has, to a far greater extent than is usually supposed, a substantial historical basis.