Bedfordshire Notes and Queries, Volume 2

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Frederic Augustus Blaydes
A. Ranson, 1889 - Bedfordshire (England)

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Page 166 - I would say to him, try to frequent the company of your betters. In books and life that is the most wholesome society ; learn to admire rightly ; the great pleasure of life is that. Note what the great men admired ; they admired great things : narrow spirits admire basely, and worship meanly.
Page 162 - Mordanto fills the trump of fame, The Christian world his deeds proclaim, And prints are crowded with his name. In journies he outrides the post, Sits up till midnight with his host, Talks politics, and gives the toast.
Page 314 - To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that we of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant...
Page 163 - Knows every prince in Europe's face, Flies like a squib from place to place, And travels not, but runs a race. From Paris gazette a-la-main, This day arriv'd, without his train, Mordanto in a week from Spain. A messenger comes all a-reek Mordanto at Madrid to seek; He left the town above a week.
Page 165 - I SAID to my heart between sleeping and waking, Thou wild thing, that always art leaping or aching, What black, brown, or fair, in what clime, in what nation, By turns has not taught thee a pit-a-pat-ation...
Page 304 - ... upon Christmas Day last one Bunyan, a tinker, was countenanced and suffered to speak in his pulpit to the congregation, and no orthodox minister did officiate in the church that day.
Page 315 - Grace, certain Knowledge and mere Motion, We have given and granted, and by these Presents, for Us, Our Heirs and Successors, do give and grant unto the said...
Page 31 - Here lies the body of Edward Heldon, practitioner in physics and chirurgery. Born in Bedfordshire, England, in the year of our Lord 1542. Was contemporary with, and one of the pall-bearers of, William Shakespeare, of the Avon. After a brief illness, his spirit ascended in the year of our Lord 1618, aged 76.
Page 66 - This Order was intended by Charles II. as a reward to several' of his followers, and the Knights of it were to wear a silver, medal, with a device of the King in the Oak, pendant to a ribbon, about their necks; but it was thought proper to lay it aside, * St.

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