Old times: a picture of social life at the end of the eighteenth century (Google eBook)

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J. C. Nimmo, 1885 - Art - 354 pages
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Page 392 - Robin Hood. A COLLECTION OF ALL THE ANCIENT POEMS, SONGS, AND BALLADS now extant, relative to that celebrated English Outlaw ; To which are prefixed Historical Anecdotes of his Life, By JOSEPH RITSON.
Page 47 - Wednesday, the 7th day of October next, that so both we and our people may humble ourselves before Almighty God in order to obtain pardon of our sins...
Page 3 - My Lords Impressed deeply impressed I come before your Lordships, equally confident in my own integrity, and in the justice of the Court before which I am to clear it.
Page 58 - tis fair, yet seems to call a coach. The tuck'd-up sempstress walks with hasty strides, While streams run down her oil'd umbrella's sides.
Page 396 - These make up together between seventy and eighty poems of one kind and another. The selection has been carefully made from a wide range of authors. Indeed, it is curious to see the very mixed company which the subject of Christmas has brought together as, indeed, it is quite right that it should. Altogether, the result is a very interesting book.
Page 81 - As I did not like his appearance, instead of answering his salutation, I quickened my pace, in hope of ridding myself of his company ; upon which he whistled aloud, and immediately another sailor appeared before me, who laid hold of me by the collar, and began to drag me along. Not being...

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