A Dictionary of Names, Nicknames and Surnames, of Persons, Places and Things (Google eBook)

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G. Routledge & sons, Limited, 1904 - Gazetteers - 334 pages
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Page 68 - Art at the end of the thirteenth or beginning of the fourteenth century.
Page 158 - And Jehu answered, What hast thou to do with peace ? turn thee behind me. And the watchman told, saying, He came even unto them, and cometh not again : and the driving is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi ; for he driveth furiously.
Page 203 - By his Excellency the Honourable GEORGE CLINTON, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Province of New York, and Territories thereon depending in America, Vice Admiral of the same, and Admiral of the White Squadron of his Majesty's Fleet.
Page 243 - That no freeman be required to give any gift, loan, benevolence, or tax without common consent by Act of Parliament.
Page 204 - The desire is universally expressed by all thinking people in the church that we should have schools where the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and the Book of •Doctrine and Covenants...
Page 228 - India, to commemorate the assumption by Queen Victoria of the title of Empress of India, and open to natives as well as to persons of European extraction.
Page 51 - Dansons la carmagnole , Vive le son, vive le son, Dansons la carmagnole, Vive le son du canon.
Page 286 - QUAKERS, a sect which took its rise in England about the middle of the seventeenth century, and rapidly found its way into other countries in Europe, and into the English .settlements in North America. The members of this society, we believe, called themselves, at first, Seekers, from their seeking the truth; but after the society was formed, they assumed the appellation of Friends.
Page 268 - Michaelmasterme, he had every night a meeting at the (then) Turke's head, in the New Pallace-yard, where they take water, the next house to the staires, at one Miles's, where was made purposely a large ovall-table, with a passage in the middle for Miles to deliver his Coffee.
Page 185 - Its most important articles are those which provide that no freeman shall be taken or imprisoned or proceeded against. " except by the lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of the land...

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