Catalogue of the Stowe Manuscripts in the British Museum: Text. 1895

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Page 643 - Tis but the funeral of the former year. Let joy or ease, let affluence or content, And the gay conscience of a life well spent, Calm every thought, inspirit every grace, Glow in thy heart, and smile upon thy face Let day improve on day, and year on year, Without a pain, a trouble, or a fear...
Page 807 - The friars of the order of the Holy Trinity for the Redemption of Captives...
Page 27 - The contents sufficiently prove that it was written at the end of the 17th or beginning of the 18th century...
Page 100 - ... that you may not err in the future, I have thought fit to send you my last mind upon the hinge of your whole negotiation, and in my own hand, that you may likewise know it is your part to obey punctually my orders, instead of putting yourself to the trouble of finding reasons why you do not do so, as I find in your last of the 12th current.
Page 200 - ... that he saw much endeavour to draw water to their several mills ; and advised them to take moderate courses, whereby the good of the subject might be more respected than their particular jurisdictions. The king sat also at the Admiralty, to look himself into certain disorders of government there ; he told the lawyers 'he would leave hunting of hares, and hunt them in their quirks and subtilities, with which the subject had been too long abused.
Page 124 - Ma" hath worth her monei in all extremities ; if thei shoold be lost, none of the rest wold hold a dai.
Page 443 - Century ; printed from the original, in the possession of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter.
Page 97 - The army is now at Northampton, moving every day nearer to you. If you disband not we may be a mutual succour to each other ; but if you disperse, you make yourselves and your country a prey. You shall hear daily from Your Servant, Northampton, JOHN HAMPDEN.
Page 350 - A LETTER to a young Gentleman by a Tutor and Fellow of a College in Oxford," giving him advice as to his behaviour in political affairs.
Page 97 - We greet you well. Whereas all our subjects of the kingdome of England and dominion of Wales are both by their allegiance and the Act of Pacification bound to resist and suppresse all such of our subjects of Scotland as have in a hostile manner already entred, or shall hereafter enter into this kingdome.

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