Magdalene College (Google eBook)

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F.E. Robinson & Company, 1904 - 215 pages
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Page 132 - I would needs go find it out, and met with it at the Temple cost me 2s. 6d. But when I come to read it, it is so silly an abuse of the Presbyter Knight going to the warrs...
Page 220 - Fellow of New College, Oxford. University of Edinburgh. Sir LUDOVIC J. GRANT, Bart., Clerk of Senatus, and Professor of Public Law. University of Dublin. W. MACNEILE DIXON, Litt.D., Professor of English Language and Literature, Mason University College, Birmingham.
Page 218 - Notices of the Connection of the College with any Important Social or Religious Events ; (4) A List of the Chief Benefactions made to the College ; (5) Some Particulars of the Contents of the College Library ; (6) An Account of the College Plate, Windows, and other Accessories ; (7) A Chapter upon the best known, and other notable but less well-known Members of the College. Each volume will be produced in crown octavo, in a good clear type, and will contain from 200 to 250 pages (except two or three...
Page 219 - ... surnames is alphabetical, but within the groups formed by the same surnames the order is not strictly alphabetical, the names being arranged in the first instance by Colleges in order of foundation (viz.: Peterhouse, Clare, Pembroke, Caius, Trinity Hall, Corpus, King's, Queens...
Page 218 - A History of the College from its Foundation ; (2) An Account and History of its Buildings ; (3) Notices of the Connection of the College with any Important Social or Religious Events ; (4) A List of the Chief Benefactions made to the College ; (5) Some Particulars of the Contents of the College Library...
Page 218 - Universities or Oxford and Cambridge Two Series of Popular Histories of the Colleges To be completed in Twenty-one and Eighteen Volumes respectively EACH volume will be written by some one officially connected with the College of which it treats, or at least by some member of that College who is specially qualified for the task. It will contain...
Page 167 - He is gone to his grave with five fine mackerel (large and full of roe) in his belly. He eat them all at one dinner ; but his fate was a turbot on Trinity Sunday, of which he left little for the company besides bones. He had not been hearty all the week ; but after this sixth fish he never held up his head more, and a violent looseness carried him off. They say he made a very good end.
Page 32 - My Lords, you see daily what bills come hither from the common house and all is to the destruction of the Church, for God's sake see what a realm the kingdom of Bohemia was, and when the Church went down then fell the glory of the kingdom, now with the Commons is nothing but down with the Church, and all this me seemeth is for lack of faith only.
Page 161 - MR. Williams was, in the first place, a man of the most punctilious neatness; his shoes were always blacked in the nicest manner, his wigs were powdered with the exactest delicacy, and he would scold his laundress for a whole morning together, if he discovered a wry plait in the sleeve of his shirt, or the least speck of dirt on any part of his linen. He rose constantly to chapel, and proceeded afterwards with great importance to breakfast, which, moderately speaking, took up two hours of his morning....
Page 164 - Every one, while it lasted, was very gay and very busy in the morning, and very owlish and very tipsy at night: I make no exceptions from the Chancellor to Blue-coat.

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