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" ... the conquest ; and no few or mean onsets of malice, calumnies, and slanders, hath this resolved gentleman borne off, before his labours were invested with victory, as in this following speech to those honourable auditors then placed upon the mount... "
The works of Thomas Middleton, now first collected - Page 242
by Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, Thomas Dekker, Alexander Dyce - 1840
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The juvenile tourist ; or, Excursions into the west of England: into the ...

John Evans - History - 1818 - 520 pages
...River Head, Islington, in the following manner : — " A troop of labourers to the number of sixty ,and upwards, all in green caps alike, bearing in their...their several employments in so great a business, marching with drums before them, twice or thrice round the cistern, orderly present themselves before...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...warlike music of drums and trumpets liberally beat the air' at the approach of the civic magnates ; then 'a troop of labourers, to the number of threescore...the mount, and after ' their obeisance, the speech ia pronounced.' It thus commences : ' Long have we labour'd, long desir'd, and pray'd For this great...
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A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies ...

John Burke, John Bernard Burke (sir.) - History - 1838
...ceremony upon the occasion was published at the time : " A troop of labourers, to the number of sixty and upwards, all in green caps alike» bearing in their...their several employments in so great a business, marching, with drums before them, twice or thrice round the cestern, orderly present themselves before...
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London Society, Volume 4; Volume 6

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - English literature - 1864
...namesake, but apparemly no kinsman of Sir Hugh's. After a performance of music, there appeared ' ;• troup of labourers, to the number of threescore or upwards, all in green cap.alike, bearing in their hands the symbols of their sev.eral employments/ аЫ by one of their number,...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1883
...drums and trumpets liberally beat the air' at the approach of the civic magnates ; then ' a troop 390 of labourers, to the number of threescore or upwards,...before the mount, and after their obeisance, the speech is pronounced.' It thus commences : ' Long have we labour'd, long desir'd, and pray'd For this great...
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The Works of Thomas Middleton, Volume 7

Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, Thomas Dekker, Philip Massinger, John Fletcher, Ben Jonson - 1886
...London, in true joy of heart to see his time, travails, and expenses so successively greeted, thus gives entertainment to that honourable assembly :...themselves before the mount, and after their obeisance, The Speech.1 Long have we labour'd, long desir'd and pray'd For this great work's perfection, and by th'...
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The works of Thomas Middleton, Volume 7

Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, Thomas Dekker, Philip Massinger, John Fletcher, Ben Jonson - 1886
...that man undertakes but hath a war within itself, and perfection makes the 264 The Entertainment at the conquest ; and no few or mean onsets of malice,...themselves before the mount, and after their obeisance, The Speech.1 Long have we labour'd, long desir'd and pray'd For this great work's perfection, and by th'...
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