Northern Notes & Queries, Volumes 1-4 (Google eBook)

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D. Douglas, 1888 - Scotland
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Page 79 - I make in the presence of Almighty God, the Searcher of all hearts, with a true intention to perform the same, as I shall answer at the great day, when the secrets of all hearts shall be disclosed.
Page 10 - It was about the lovely close of a warm summer day, There came a gallant merchant-ship full sail to Plymouth Bay; Her crew hath seen Castile's black fleet, beyond Aurigny's isle, At earliest twilight, on the waves lie heaving many a mile. At sunrise she escaped their van, by God's especial grace; And the tall Pinta, till the noon, had held her close in chase.
Page 161 - To the most mightie and magnificent Empresse Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queene of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc. Her most humble Servant: Ed. Spenser.
Page 29 - and fell back. It was the word we used at school, when names were called; and lo, he, whose heart was as that of a little child, had answered to his name, and stood in the presence of The Master.
Page 130 - There are wild elephants in the country, and numerous unicorns, which are very nearly as big. They have hair like that of a buffalo, feet like those of an elephant, and a horn in the middle of the forehead, which is black and very thick. They do no mischief, however, with the horn, but with the tongue alone ; for this is covered all over with long and strong prickles [and when savage with any one they crush him under their knees and then rasp him with their tongue].
Page 5 - Yes, we must love him with all our heart, with all our soul, and with all our mind, and our neighbour as ourself.
Page 29 - In particular he seeks information as to : (1) The terms used to start, hasten, haw, gee, back and stop horses, oxen, camels and other animals in harness. (2) Terms used for calling in the field: cattle, horses, mules, asses, camels, sheep, goats, swine, poultry, and other animals. (3) Exclamations used in driving from the person, domestic animals. (4) Any expressions and inarticulate sounds used in addressing domestic animals for any purpose whatever (dogs and cats). (5) References to information...
Page 183 - I myself in my youth have fetched many a halfpenny worth of milk, and never had less than three ale pints for a halfpenny in the summer, nor less than one ale quart for a halfpenny in the winter, always hot from the kine, as the same was milked and strained. One Trolop, and afterwards Goodman, were the farmers there, and had thirty or forty kine to the pail. Goodman's son, being heir to his father's purchase, let out the ground first for grazing of horses, and then for garden-plots, and lived like...
Page 77 - Condell, William Sly, Robert Armyn, Richard Cowlye, and the rest of their associates...

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