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Wakefield Worthies: Or Biographical Sketches of Men of Note Connected, by ...
Joseph Hirst Lupton
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Wakefield Worthies; Or, Biographical Sketches of Men of Note, Connected ...
Joseph Hirst Lupton
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Page 184 - When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion; when I see the tomb 25 of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow...
Page 91 - ... deluges, and mud knee-deep : " so that the rain ran in at their necks, and they vented it at their hose and breeches:" a spectacle to the West of England and Posterity! Singing as above; answering no question except in song. From Bedminster to...
Page 109 - said the Doctor, 'do you pretend to be paid for such a piece of work ? Why, you have spoiled my pavement, and then covered it over with earth, to hide your bad work ! ' ' Doctor ! ' said the paviour, ' mine is not the only bad work the earth hides.
Page 94 - October 1677, in the fifty-seventh year of his age, and was buried in the chancel of the church, of StokeNewington ; leaving behind him the reputation of as excellent a preacher, as this city or nation hath produced.
Page 74 - To bear those ills he had, Than fly to others that he knew not of," without taking every previous precaution in his power.
Page 92 - London: and there likewise be set on the pillory, with his head in the pillory, for the space of two hours, between the hours of eleven and one, on Saturday next, in each place wearing a paper containing an inscription of his crimes; and that at the Old Exchange his tongue be bored through with a hot iron and that he be there also stigmatized in the forehead with the letter B...
Page 238 - English, determined upon, viz., that the temples of the idols in that nation ought not to be destroyed ; but let the idols that are in them be destroyed ; let holy water be made and sprinkled in the said temples, let altars be erected, and relics placed. For if those temples are well built, it is requisite that they be converted from the worship of devils to the service of the true God ; that the nation, seeing that their temples are not destroyed,.
Page 171 - I knew him better than any of those friends he entertained twice a week at the deanery, Stella excepted. I had him often to myself in his rides and walks, and have studied his soul when he little thought what I was about. As I lodged for a year within a few doors of him, I knew his times of going out to a minute, and generally nicked the opportunity.