Publications, Volume 15

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Page 24 - The Antient and Present State of the City of Oxford containing an account of its foundation, antiquity, situation, suburbs, division by wards, walls, castle, fairs, religious houses, abbeys...
Page 147 - V.OK-II of noblemen and others both at home and abroad in the •warres, but then (to wit, in the warrs) their armes were embroidered or otherwise depict upon them that every man might by it be knowne from others. But now these taberds are only woren by the heraldes and be called their
Page 82 - ... inculcating to you the propriety of words ; in the rhetoric, the several tropes and figures contained therein ; in the logic, the deduction of consequences and the unravelling the mysteries therein, that thou mightest hereafter artificially open the several places of the scripture ; in the mathematic and geometry those abstruse and sublime recondita...
Page 231 - ... intra murum quam extra sunt cc. et xliii. domus reddentes geldum, et exceptis his sunt ibi quingentae domus xxii. minus ita vastae et destructae quod geldum non possunt reddere. (After the names of the tenants) Hi omnes praescripti tenent has praedictas mansiones liberas propter reparationem muri. Omnes mansiones quae vocantur murales tempore regis Edwardi liberae erant ab omni consuetudine excepta expeditione et muri reparatione.
Page 81 - SUCH, it seems, is the envy of time and vicissitude of things who have long since worn out their memories and committed their ruins to the grave. To tell you of all the varieties of arts and sciences that have anciently been presented and delivered to us by the learnedest of all ages will perhaps now, by reason of the longinguity of time, seem incredible. To tell you also of the injunctions of our old statutes, concerning the continual reading here of the three philosophical, and seven liberal arts...
Page 386 - Its dimensions are 65 by 32 and 30 feet high. The north end being a segment of a circle is occupied by the performers. The orchestre rises gradually from the front, where the singers stand partly screened by a balustrade.
Page 231 - Claudiocestria leonem, qui diversis praeliis inquietabit serpentem ; conculcabit eum sub pedibus suis, apertisque faucibus terrebit ; cum regno tandem litigabit leo, et terga nobilium transcendet. Superveniet taurus litigio, et leonem dextro pede percutiet ; expellet eum per regni diversoria, sed cornua sua in mūris Ехош'зз confringet.
Page 438 - ... stone, cut all over in imitation of the waves of the sea, indented one in each other; but, since, the University had it repaired where it was damaged or decay'd by time. Notwithstanding the great weight of stone-work above the square walls, it was so well contrived by props and pullies (whilst doing') as to support the whole top while the sides of the old work were pulled down and refitted up again, as it now stands being of free-stone, also with the arms of the University, City, and founder...
Page 628 - Indulgent Nature to each kind bestows A secret instinct to discern its foes : The goose, a silly bird, avoids the fox, Lambs fly from wolves, and sailors steer from rocks, A rogue the gallows as his fate foresees, And bears a like antipathy to trees.
Page 265 - Hall, unhappily famous in History as the Scene, in July, 1577, of the BLACK ASSIZE, when a malignant disease, known as the Gaol Fever, caused the death, within forty days, of THE LORD CHIEF BARON (SiB ROBERT BELL), THE HIGH SHERIFF (Sin ROBERT D'OiLEr of Merton,) and about three hundred more.