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Page 272 - AD 1367. This ruby was worn in the helmet of Henry V. at the battle of Agincourt, AD 1415. It is pierced quite through, after the Eastern custom, the upper part of the piercing being filled up by a small ruby. Around this ruby, to form the cross, are seventy-five brilliant diamonds.
Page 193 - Beat up seven eggs, mix them with half a pint of warm new milk, in which a quarter of a pound of butter has been melted, add a quarter of a pint of yeast and three ounces of sugar; put them gradually into as much flour as will make a light paste nearly as thin as batter; let it rise before the fire half an hour, add more flour to make it a little stiffer...
Page 456 - MY SWEET LIFE — Now I have declared to you my mind for the settling of your state, I suppose that it were best for me to bethink or consider with myself what allowance were meetest for me.
Page 145 - It is a marvel whence this perfect flower derives its loveliness and perfume, springing as it does from the black mud over which the river sleeps, and where lurk the slimy eel and speckled frog and the mud turtle, whom continual washing cannot cleanse.
Page 457 - Also, for that it is undecent to crowd up myself with my gentleman-usher in my coach, I will have him to have a convenient horse, to attend me either in city or country. And I must have two footmen. And my desire is, that you defray all the charges...
Page 306 - ... that shall from and after such Act impose upon, seduce, and betray into matrimony any of his Majesty's subjects by...
Page 152 - The eagerness and strong bent of the mind after knowledge, if not warily regulated, is often a hindrance to it. It still presses into further discoveries and new objects, and catches at the variety of knowledge, and therefore often stays not long enough on what is before it to look into it as it should, for haste to pursue what is yet out of sight.
Page 457 - Also I would, besides that allowance for my apparel, have £600 added yearly (quarterly to be paid), for the performance of charitable works, and these things I would not, neither will be accountable for. "Also I will have three horses for my own saddle, that none shall dare to lend or borrow ; none lend but I, none borrow but you. " Also I would have two gentlewomen, lest one should be sick or have some other lett.
Page 457 - Also, when I ride a-hunting, or a-hawking, or travel from one house to another, I will have them attending; so, for either of those said women, I must and will have for either of them a horse. Also, I will have six or eight gentlemen ; and I will have my two coaches, one lined with velvet to myself, with four very fair horses ; and a coach for my women, lined with cloth and laced with gold, otherwise with scarlet and laced with silver, with four good horses.