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Page 156 - N., to my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy ordinance; and thereto I plight thee my troth.
Page 193 - But in all of them he seems to have had the supervision of all charters, letters, and such other public instruments of the crown, as were authenticated in the most solemn manner : and, therefore, when seals came in use, he had always the custody of the king's great seal. So that the office of chancellor, or lord keeper, whose authority by statute 5 Eliz.
Page 71 - Dictionary (An) of Words used in Art and Archaeology. Explaining Terms frequently used in Works on Architecture, Arms, Bronzes, Christian Art, Colour, Costume, Decoration, Devices, Emblems, Heraldry, Lace, Personal Ornaments, Pottery, Painting, Sculpture, &c., with their Derivations. By JW MOLLETT, BA, Officier de 1'Instruction Publique (France) ; Author of " Life of Rembrandt,
Page 195 - The place was worthy of such a trial. It was the great hall of William Rufus, the hall which had resounded with acclamations at the inauguration of thirty kings, the hall which had witnessed the just sentence of Bacon and the just absolution of Somers, the hall where the eloquence of Strafford had for a moment awed and melted a victorious party inflamed with just resentment, the hall where Charles had confronted the High Court of Justice with the placid courage which has half redeemed his fame.
Page 265 - Barnabas, The Editio Princeps of the Epistle of, by Archbishop Ussher, as printed at Oxford, AD 1642, and preserved in an imperfect form in the Bodleian Library. With a Dissertation by JH BACKHOUSE, MA Small 4to, 3*.
Page 35 - Norris being a man subject to vapors, was not at all times attentive to what he was doing; so, a very fat lord coming in, Lord Grey counted him for ten, as a jest at first ; but, seeing Lord Norris had not observed it, he went on with his misreckoning of ten.
Page 19 - A Help to English History, containing a succession of all the Kings of England, the...
Page 35 - Norris were named to be the tellers. Lord Norris being a man subject to vapours, was not at all times attentive to what he was doing ; so a very fat lord coming in, Lord Grey counted him for ten, as a jest at first ; but seeing Lord Norris had not observed it, he went on with...
Page 192 - ... course of justice flowing in large streams from the king, as the fountain, to his superior courts of record ; and being then subdivided into smaller channels, till the whole and every part of the kingdom were plentifully watered and refreshed.
Page 83 - Queen's as a commemoration of an act of valour ludicrously performed by a student of the College, who, while walking in the neighbouring forest of Shotover, and reading Aristotle, was suddenly attacked by a wild boar. The furious beast came open-mouthed upon the youth, who, however, very courageously, and with a happy presence of mind, is said to have "rammed in the volume, and cried Grtecum est," fairly choking the savage with the sage.