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Page 508 - Never indeed was any man more contented with doing his duty in that state of life to which it had pleased God to call him.
Page 312 - The alms of the settlement, in this dreadful exigency, were certainly .liberal ; and all was done by charity that private charity could do ; but it was a people in beggary ; it was a nation which stretched out its hands for food.
Page 290 - Before the end of the year, Yorkshire was a wilderness. The bodies of its inhabitants were rotting in the streets, in the highways, or on their own hearthstones; and those who had escaped from sword, fire, and hunger, had fled out of the land.
Page 793 - ... other valuable minerals' include petroleum oil? The deed of the mining right was made in February, 1890, and it must be construed in the light of the oil developments as they then existed in the vicinity of the lands. Francis G. Deaver, the grantor in the mining right, resided in Wisconsin, and there is nothing to show that he had any knowledge of the existence of oil in or near these lands. Oil was then produced in small quantities within...
Page 686 - Eke he let write how mickle of land his archbishops had, and his bishops, and his abbots and his earls, and what or how mickle ilk man had that landholder was in England in land and in cattle, and how mickle fee it was worth. So very narrowly...
Page 702 - He had won his realm by warfare and bloodshed ; he had treated the sons of the English soil with needless harshness ; he had cruelly wronged nobles and commons ; he had spoiled many men wrongfully of their inheritance ; he had slain countless multitudes by hunger or by the sword. The harrying of Northumberland now rose up before his eyes in all its blackness. The dying man now told how cruelly he had burned and plundered the land, what thousands of every age and sex among the noble nation which he...
Page 811 - Curva-spina, strenuus miles," father of Gilbert Maminot, Bishop of Lisieux, and perhaps of this Ralph. The account of this trial seems quite clear, but it is followed in Eadmer (Hist. Nov. 9) by the account of another trial, in which Odo appears as the plaintiff and Lanfranc as the defendant; " Alio tempore idem Odo, permittente rege, placitum instituit contra ssepefatam ecclesiam et tutorem ejus patrem Lanfrancum, et illuc omnes quos peritiores legum et usuum Anglici regni noverat gnarus adduxit.
Page 703 - The king then dictated a letter to Lanfranc, setting forth his wishes with regard to the kingdom. He sealed it and gave it to his son William, and bade him, with his last blessing and his last kiss, to cross at once into England. William Rufus straightway set forth for Witsand, and there heard of his father's death. Meanwhile Henry, too, left his father's bedside to take for himself the money that was left to him, to see that nothing was lacking in its weight, to call together his comrades on whom...