Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volume 31

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Chetham Society., 1853 - Cheshire (England)
 

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Page xxv - Still, still ye walk the consecrated ground, And breathe the soul of Inspiration round. As o'er the dusky furniture I bend, Each chair awakes the feelings of a friend. The storied arras, source of fond delight, With old achievement charms the wildered sight; And still, with Heraldry's rich hues imprest, On the dim window glows the pictured crest.
Page liv - M. PHILIP AMADAS, AND M. ARTHUR BARLOWE, WHO DISCOVERED PART OF THE COUNTREY NOW CALLED VIRGINIA ANNO 1584. WRITTEN BY ONE OF THE SAID CAPTAINES, AND SENT TO SIR WALTER RALEGH, KNIGHT, AT WHOSE CHARGE AND DIRECTION, THE SAID VOYAGE WAS SET FORTH...
Page xxxiv - Britain's isle, no matter where, An ancient pile of building stands ; The Huntingdons and Hattons there Employ'd the power of fairy hands To raise the ceiling's fretted height, Each pannel in achievements clothing, Rich windows that exclude the light, And passages, that lead to nothing.
Page xxviii - August 1559, the day before and after, were burnt all the roods of St. Mary and St. John, and many other church goods, with copes, crosses, censers...
Page 10 - Xttttt that the Maister and Cokes shall awayte quarterlie and but one of theym at ones, and that the same so waytyng shall not suffre anie under cooke or boye to dresse anie of my L. meate for his Lordshyppes own Table but they onelye to do the same wth theyr own handes as they wyll for the same avoyd his L. dyspleasure, and allso that they shall not suffer anie to be in the kytchyn whelr my L. meate shall be dressed but suche as shall there be allowed to make ffyres and turne the Broches and other...
Page 64 - Stanley junior, & many other gentn, & the Vicker of Ratchedalle pretched, the same daie the Quenes Players plaied ii severall nyghtes; Mondaye Mr Stewarde dep9ted ; Tvseday Sr Rye.
Page lxxii - November 1604, he admits his name to be Guido Fawkes, but confesses nothing material ; and his signatures to this, and several other depositions about the same time, are written boldly and firmly, and apparently in his usual hand-writing, thus : But the last and fullest statement, dated the 10th November, in which he declares his accomplices, and opens the whole conspiracy, is subscribed in a faint and trembling hand ; the signature has obviously the appearance of being written by a person in great...
Page 59 - Jhon Savadge, & at nyght a Playe was had in the Halle, & the same nyghte my L. Strandge came home...
Page 140 - Or Easter's eve appear. Then youthful box, which now hath grace Your houses to renew, Grown old, surrender must his place Unto the crisped yew. When yew is out, then birch comes in, And many flowers beside, Both of a fresh and fragrant kin, To honour Whitsuntide. Green rushes then, and sweetest bents, With cooler oaken boughs, Come in for comely ornaments, To re-adorn the house. Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold ; New things succeed as former things grow old.
Page 22 - IT'M the Yeoman of my Lo. his gard'n shall take into my Lo. his house noe sorte of Grayne but the Cheefe officer for the tyme attendinge shall see and vewe by what measure it is bought and cometh in to thende the said yeoman maye bee accomptante therefore accordinlye and served precaution ; Brathwait also writes, '

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