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Page 270 - Whereas by the statute law of Scotland as explained by the judges of the courts of law there, many colliers and coal-bearers and salters are in a state of slavery and bondage, bound to the collieries and salt-works where they work for life, transferable with the collieries and salt-works,
Page 702 - their quiet seats and place of their abode, When labouring carts they saw to hold their daily trade, Where they in summer wont to sport them in the shade. Could we, say they, suppose, that any would us cherish, Which suffer
Page 707 - in western, and Ashburnham, in eastern Sussex, witnessed the total extinction of the manufacture. The day may not be far distant when Sussex iron shall again be called into use. If anthracite fuel were brought to the south coast, and some of the richer veins of ore near the eastern extremity of the
Page 693 - the business. At the time of his apprehension, at the beginning of Queen Mary's reign, he resided at Warbleton, and carried on an extensive trade. In one of his examinations before the Bishop of Winchester, he says, " Let me go home, I pray you, to my wife and children, to see them kept, and other poore folke that I would
Page 700 - in the world. Camden's remark respecting the superior texture of Spanish iron is scarcely reconcilable with the statement of Fuller: " It is almost incredible how many great guns are made of the iron in this county. Count Gondomer [the Spanish ambassador] well knew their goodness, when of King James he so often begged the boon to transport them."*
Page 702 - day) the holiest things to perish ? Or to our daily want to minister supply ? These Iron Times breed none, that mind posterity. Tis but in vain to tell what we before have been. Or changes of the world that we in time have seen ; When, not devising how to spend our wealth with waste, We to the savage swine let fall our larding mast.
Page 670 - To consider the best methods for the registration of all type specimens of fossils in the British Isles, and to report on the same. The collection, preservation, and systematic registration of Canadian photographs of geological interest.
Page 705 - that is forty weeks, during which time the fire is never let go out. They never blow twice upon one hearth, though they go upon it not above five or six foundays. " The cinder, like scum, swims upon the melted metal in the hearth, and is let out once or twice before a sow is cast. " THE MANNER OF WORKING THE IRON AT THE
Page 686 - Every cart laden with iron from the neighbouring Weald, for sale, paid one penny toll, and every horse-load of iron, half that sum. From that period we have data, however slight, for the history of the manufacture. In 1290, a payment was made for the iron work of the monument of Henry III. in Westminster Abbey, to Master Henry of Lewes.