The Redmans of Levens and Harewood: A Contribution to the History of the Levens Family of Redman and Redmayne in Many of Its Branches

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T. Wilson, 1905 - 283 pages
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Page 149 - Cutler saw tenants break, and houses fall, For very want; he could not build a wall.
Page 128 - He sprang in glee, — for what cared he That the river was strong, and the rocks were steep ? — But the greyhound in the leash hung back, And checked him in his leap. The Boy is in the arms of Wharf, And strangled by a merciless force ; For never more was young Romilly seen Till he rose a lifeless corse.
Page 177 - God, hoping through the merits, death and passion of my Saviour Jesus Christ, to have full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit everlasting life...
Page 217 - Tunstall lies dead upon the field, His lifeblood stains the spotless shield : Edmund is down : my life is reft ; The admiral alone is left. Let Stanley charge with spur of fire, With Chester charge, and Lancashire, Full upon Scotland's central host, Or victory and England's lost. Must I bid twice ? Hence, varlets ! fly ! Leave Marmion here alone — to die.
Page 177 - ... of my Saviour Jesus Christ to have full and free pardon and forgiveness of all my Sins and to inherit everlasting life, and my body I commit to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named and as touching the disposition of such temporall Estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me...
Page 149 - ... want he could not build a wall. His only daughter in a stranger's power, For very want, he could not pay a dower ; A few...
Page 136 - Wandesford, as being a statist," a politician, a meddler in state affairs ; " but here with you," he adds, 1 Strafford Papers, vol. ip 16. " I have matters of other guess stuff to relate, — that our harvest is all in, a most fine season to make fish-ponds, our plums all gone and past, peaches, quinces, and grapes almost fully ripe, which will, I trow, hold better relish with a Thistleworth palate, and approve me how to have the skill to serve every man in his right cue.
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Page 64 - I shall not fail that,' quoth Lindsay, and so put up his sword. 'Well, sir,' quoth Redman, 'what will you now that I shall do? I am your prisoner, ye have conquered me. I would gladly go again to Newcastle, and within fifteen days I shall come to you into Scotland, whereas ye shall assign me.
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