Fulham Old and New: Being an Exhaustive History of the Ancient Parish of Fulham, Volume 1

Leadenhall Press, Limited, 1900

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Page 250 - Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known.
Page vii - Let me only observe, as a specimen of my trouble, that I have sometimes been obliged to run half over London, in order to fix a date correctly ; which, when I had accomplished, I well knew would obtain me no praise, though a failure would have been to my discredit.
Page 296 - For others good, or melt at others woe. What can atone (oh ever-injur'd shade !) Thy fate unpity'd, and thy rites unpaid ? No friend's complaint, no kind domestic tear Pleas'd thy pale ghost, or grac'd thy mournful bier : By foreign hands thy dying eyes were clos'd, By foreign hands thy decent limbs compos'd, By foreign hands thy humble grave adorn'd, By strangers honour'd, and by strangers mourn'd! What tho' no friends in sable weeds appear.
Page 292 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord ; for they rest from their labours ; and their works do follow them, Rev.
Page 115 - Be it also further enacted by the authority aforesaid, that every person above the age of sixteen years, which shall not repair to some Church, Chapel, or usual place of Common Prayer, but forbear the same, contrary to the tenor of a statute made in the first year of her Majesty's reign, for uniformity of Common Prayer, and being thereof lawfully convicted, shall forfeit to the Queen's Majesty for every month, after the end...
Page vii - There is not so poor a book in the world but what would be a prodigious effort were it wrought out entirely by a single mind, without the aid of prior investigators. The French writers are superficial, because they are not scholars, and so proceed upon the mere power of their own minds ; and we see how very little power they have.
Page 203 - Parish in special and all others in general having or pretending to have any Right Title or Interest in the Premises...
Page 59 - MP The following resolutions were agreed to unanimously : — I. That, before any measures are taken for carrying the plan into execution, a petition be presented to His MAJESTY, praying that he would be graciously pleased to grant a CHARTER to the INSTITUTION.
Page 14 - An act further to" amend the acts relating to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, and the act concerning the management of episcopal and capitular estates in England.
Page 57 - If a man were to propose to carry us regularly to Edinburgh in coaches in seven days, and bring us back in seven more, should we not vote him to Bedlam?

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