The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County, Volume 9 (Google eBook)

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Thomas Maiden, 1807 - Architecture
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Page 411 - a piece ; so that he brought them up in godliness and fear of God. He kept hospitality for his poor neighbours, and some alms he gave to the poor ; and all this he did of the said farm ; where he that now hath it, payeth sixteen
Page 433 - and quartered about six miles from him. This day we marched towards him. He drew out to meet us. Both armies engaged. We, after three hours fight very doubtful, at last routed his army; killed and took about 5000 ; very many officers, but of what quality we yet know not. We took also about 200
Page 411 - neighbours, and some alms he gave to the poor ; and all this he did of the said farm ; where he that now hath it, payeth sixteen pounds by the year or more, and is not able to do
Page 411 - he that now hath it, payeth sixteen pounds by the year or more, and is not able to do any thing for his prince, for himself, nor for his children, or give a cup of drink to the poor.
Page 485 - troops, surrounded Richard, who, fighting bravely to the last moment, was overwhelmed by numbers, and perished by a fate too mild and honorable for his multiplied and detestable enormities. His men every where sought for safety by flight. There fell in this battle about four thousand of the vanquished, and among
Page 464 - the three counties that repair it. Hard by antiquities have been found, both at Cat-thorpe and Lilburn, one on the north, the other on the south side of the river ; so that the Roman city stood on both sides.
Page 485 - intrepid tyrant, sensible of his desperate situation, cast his eye around the field, and descrying his rival at no great distance, he drove against him with fury, in hopes that either Henry's death or his own would decide the victory between them. He killed, with
Page 557 - During the breeding season, these birds are lodged in the same houses with the inhabitants, and even in their very bed-chambers; in every apartment are three rows of coarse wicker pens, placed one above another ; each bird has its separate lodge, divided from the other, which it keeps possession of during the time of sitting. A
Page 266 - Worthies of England," (and assuredly he deserves to rank high among them) having received his information from Mr. Johnson, preacher of the Temple, and one of the feoffees named in Mr. Chetham's will. From this authority we are told that he was " a diligent reader of the scriptures, and of the works of sound
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