The History of the Ancient Town and Borough of Newbury in the County of Berks

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Parker and Company, 1887 - Newbury (England) - 595 pages
 

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Page 576 - Oppress'd with numbers in th' unequal field, His men discouraged, and himself expelled, Let him for succour sue from place to place. Torn from his subjects, and his son's embrace. First let him see his friends in battle slain, And their untimely fate lament in vain ; And when at length the cruel war shall cease, On hard conditions may he buy...
Page 270 - London trained bands, and auxiliary regiments, (of whose inexperience of danger, or any kind of service, beyond the easy practice of their postures in the Artillery Garden, men had till then too cheap an estimation,) behaved themselves to wonder ; and were, in truth, the preservation of that army that day. For they stood as a bulwark and rampire to defend the rest ; and when their wings of horse were scattered and dispersed, kept their ground so steadily...
Page 576 - Yet let a race untamed, and haughty foes, His peaceful entrance with dire arms oppose. Oppress'd with numbers in th' unequal field, His men discouraged and himself expell'd, Let him for succour sue from place to place, Torn from his subjects, and his son's embrace, First let him see his friends in battle slain, And their untimely fate lament in vain : And when at length the cruel war shall cease, On hard conditions may...
Page 557 - All things required or authorized by law to be done by or to the town clerk may be done by or to the deputy town clerk.
Page 576 - O Pallas, thou hast failed thy plighted word, To fight with caution, not to tempt the sword. I warned thee, but in vain, for well I knew What perils youthful ardour would pursue ; That boiling blood would carry thee too far ; Young as thou wert in dangers, raw to war. O curst essay of arms, disastrous doom, Prelude of bloody fields and fights to come.
Page 176 - Be it knowen that we have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant...
Page 576 - To fight with caution, not to tempt the sword : 1 warn'd thee, but in vain ; for well I knew What perils youthful ardour would pursue ; That boiling blood would carry thee too far. Young as thou wert in dangers, raw to war ! O curst essay of arms, disastrous doom, Prelude of bloody fields and fights to come.

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