Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, Volumes 1-2 (Google eBook)

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Society at the Museum in the Castle., 1858 - Essex (England)
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Page 24 - We shall be able to ascertain its influence not so much from the operation of each particular beauty, as from the durable admiration which attends those works that have survived all the caprices of mode and fashion, all the mistakes of ignorance and envy.
Page 123 - Mrs. Hicks and her daughter, aged nine, were hanged at Huntingdon for selling their souls to the devil, and raising a storm by pulling off their stockings and making a lather of soap...
Page 24 - For they that led us away captive required of us then a song, and melody, in our heaviness : Sing us one of the songs of Sion. 4 How shall we sing the Lord's song : in a strange land...
Page 66 - Hetruscans, from whom great part of the Roman language and religion was derived, and whose system had a near affinity with that of the Persians and Indians, used to write their lines alternately forwards and backwards, as furrows are made by the plough...
Page 122 - The widow Comon was put into the river to see if she would sink, because she was suspected to be a witch and she did not sink, but swim.
Page 72 - Hasten, and he was at that time gone out to plunder; and the great army was therein. Then came they thereto, and put the army to flight, and stormed the fortress, and took all that was within it, as well the property, as the women, and the children also, and brought the whole to London ; and all the ships they either broke in pieces or burned, or brought to London or to...
Page 200 - Out upon Time ! it will leave no more Of the things to come than the things before ! Out upon Time! who for ever will leave But enough of the past for the future to grieve O'er that which hath been, and o'er that which must be!
Page 119 - ... a large Roman P. together with the first letter of the name of the parish or place whereof such poor person is an inhabitant, cut either in red or blue cloth...
Page 174 - Eneas narration of the destruction of Troie) was livelie described in a marchpaine patterne, there was also a goodlie sight of hunters with full crie of a...

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