Memorials of Shrewsbury (Google eBook)

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Page 183 - I have heard That guilty creatures, sitting at a play, Have by the very cunning of the scene Been struck so to the soul that presently They have proclaim'd their malefactions; For murder, though it have no tongue, will speak With most miraculous organ.
Page 35 - The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Page 77 - It is also recorded that in 1571 Mr. Humphrey Onslowe, then bailiff, "added three others for the same purpose." This Humphrey Onslowe was the uncle of Richard Onslow, Esq., Speaker of the House of Commons in the 8th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, a member of the family located at Onslow, near this town. In the year 1595 these buildings, which probably were not very sightly, were removed, and the present building, of which it is truly said that it is " one of the most spacious and magnificent...
Page 87 - And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.
Page 126 - THE stately homes of England, How beautiful they stand ! Amidst their tall ancestral trees, O'er all the pleasant land. The deer across their greensward bound, Through shade and sunny gleam, And the swan glides past them with the sound Of some rejoicing stream.
Page 24 - Confessor, this college possessed an estate of nearly 1300 acres, " for the maintenance of a dean, seven prebendaries, and a parish priest...
Page 124 - FRANCE, AND THE MEMORABLE PLAINS OF WATERLOO, THAN FOR HIS BENEVOLENT AND PATERNAL CARE IN PROVIDING FOR THE COMFORTS AND SUPPLYING THE NECESSITIES OF HIS VICTORIOUS COUNTRYMEN, AND FOR THAT HUMANITY AND GENEROSITY WHICH THEIR VANQUISHED FOES EXPERIENCED AND ACKNOWLEDGED, THE INHABITANTS OF THE TOWN AND COUNTY OF SALOP HAVE ERECTED THIS COLUMN AND STATUE, AS A MEMORIAL OF THEIR RESPECT AND GRATITUDE TO AN ILLUSTRIOUS CONTEMPORARY, AND AN INCITEMENT TO EMULATION IN THE HEROES AND PATRIOTS OF FUTURE...
Page 109 - tynie owt of mynde," and which several of the Guilds were obliged to support. This is apparent from their "compositions " and byelaws containing regulations to that effect. That of the Weavers, provides that certain fines^ shall be applied to the "sustentacon and encreece of the lyght of the seyd crafte of Wev's at the feast of Corpus Xp'i daye.
Page 16 - Recall the days When tender joys, with pleasing smile, Blest my young ways. I see my fond companions rise ; I join the happy village joys ; I see our green hills touch the skies, And through the wood , , I hear the river's rushing noise— Its roaring flood.
Page 124 - Fjance, and the memorable plains of Waterloo, than for his benevolent and paternal care, in providing for the comforts and supplying the necessities of his victorious countrymen, and for that humanity and generosity which their vanquished foes experienced and acknowledged— the inhabitants of the...

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