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Page 60 - But these are shadows of the shaping brain, That now my heart, alas, can ill sustain— We must forget—the world is wide—th' abode Of peace may still be found, nor hard the road.
Page 66 - a pair of gloves, a gallon of beer or ale, and two penny loaves of white wheaten bread, which the steward receives.
Page 66 - The mayor is obliged, the Monday before Holy Thursday, to dress up a prize besom, or byzant, as it is
Page 82 - this: and since they dare not carry all to Bath, they resolve to carry some to Dorchester, a place no less dangerous for the infection of schism and rebellion than Bath for the plague and small-pox.
Page 66 - between the lord of the manor of Gillingham, and the mayor and burgesses of Shaftesbury,
Page 91 - in the reign of Henry VI. The perquisites of this, belonged also wholly to the abbess. This court was probably peculiar to the manor and tenants of the abbey without the town.
Page 97 - but the usual oath for the ( execution of their respective places, with which
Page 66 - large wells, a quarter of a mile below the town, in the parish of Motcombe;