Transactions, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Page 96 - Give me my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith to walk upon. My scrip of joy, immortal diet, My bottle of salvation, My gown of glory, hope's true gage; And thus I'll take my pilgrimage.
Page 19 - Society, worthy of being printed at its expense, they shall request the author to furnish a copy, and shall decide upon the number of copies to be printed, provided always that the number be sufficient to supply each member with one copy and the author with twenty-five copies.
Page 18 - Members of the Committee, on their signifying an intention to become Members of the Society. 6. That each Member shall pay an Annual Subscription of Ten Shillings, to be due on the first day of January in each year. 7. That any Member may compound for all future subscriptions by oue payment of 10.
Page 20 - President, in the chair. The minutes of the preceding meeting having been read and confirmed, The CHAIRMAN introduced Mr.
Page 313 - Communicating his idea to Wallerant Vaillant, a painter whom he maintained, they made several experiments, and at last invented a steel roller, cut with tools to make teeth like a file or rasp, with projecting points, which effectually produced the black grounds ; those being scraped away and diminished at pleasure, left the gradations of light.
Page 27 - It is a signal evidence of the conservative powers of language, that we may oftentimes trace in speech the records of customs and states of society which have now past so entirely away as to survive nowhere else but in these words alone. For example, a
Page 25 - Anne his wife, and to their heirs and assigns for ever, of the chief lords of that fee by the accustomed services. In" testimony .whereof they (William and Richard) affixed their seals.
Page 416 - Day, importing that then is hay harvest. So a pot against the 23rd of November, for the feast of St. Clement, from the ancient custom of going about that night to beg drink to make merry with...
Page 108 - Item, for the great scarcity that is at present within the realm of England of half-pence and farthings of silver, it is ordained and established that the third part of all the money of silver plate which shall be brought to the bullion, shall be made in half-pence and farthings.
Page 59 - A little lowly hermitage it was, Down in a dale, hard by a forest's side, Far from resort of people, that did pass In travel to and fro : a little wide There was...

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