The History of Deal, and Its Neighbourhood ...

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Hayward, 1864 - Deal (England) - 360 pages
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Page 270 - I, AB, do declare that it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the king, and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person or against those that are commissioned by him...
Page 109 - More saw this aged man, he thought it expedient to hear him say his mind in this matter, (for being so old a man, it was likely that he knew most of any man in that presence and company.) So master More called this old aged man unto him, and said : Father...
Page 109 - I am an old man, sir,' quoth he, 'and I may remember the building of Tenterton steeple; and I may remember when there was no steeple at all there. And before that...
Page 336 - Board, that it is indispensably necessary for the public service, that the Directors of the Bank of England should forbear issuing any cash in payment, until the sense of Parliament can be taken on that subject...
Page 269 - Parliament assembled, and by authority of the same, that so much of all laws, statutes and usages, and so much of all royal and other charters, grants, and letters patent...
Page 109 - Well then, quoth Master More, how say you in this matter ? What think ye to be the cause of these shelves and flats that stop up Sandwich haven ? Forsooth, Sir, quoth he, I am an old man ; I think that Tenterton steeple is the cause of Goodwin sands. For I am an old man, Sir...
Page 109 - Steeple was in building, there was no manner of speaking of any flats or sands that stopped the haven ; and, therefore, I think that Tenterden Steeple is the cause of the destroying and the decay of Sandwich Haven...
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Page 135 - Had I but died an hour before this chance, I had liv'da blessed time; for, from this instant, There's nothing serious in mortality : All is but toys : renown, and grace, is dead ; The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of.

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