The social history of Great Britain during the reigns of the Stuarts, beginning with the seventeenth century, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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W.H. Colyer, 1843 - Great Britain
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Page 173 - Why, thy face is valanced since I saw thee last: com'st thou to beard me in Denmark/ What, my young lady and mistress! By'r lady, your ladyship is nearer to heaven, than when I saw you last, by the altitude of a chopine.
Page 208 - And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.
Page 63 - It is a strange thing that, in sea voyages, where there is nothing to be seen but sky and sea, men should make diaries; but in land travel, wherein so much is to be observed, for the most part they omit it; as if chance were fitter to be registered than observation: let diaries, therefore, be brought in use.
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