Memorials to serve for a history of the parish of St. Mary, Rotherhithe in the county of Surrey and in the administrative county of London

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University Press, 1907 - Rotherhithe (London, England) - 270 pages
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Page 137 - Now in the place where He was crucified there was a garden ; and in the garden a new sepulchre, wherein was never man yet laid. There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jews' preparation day ; for the sepulchre was nigh at hand.
Page 258 - ... as a juggler. If an unlucky session does not cut the rope of thy life, I pronounce, boy, thou wilt be a great man in history. Where was your post last night, my boy ? Filch. I...
Page xiii - Each answering each in home's soft sympathies, Sisters and brothers. At the Altar sighs Parental fondness, and with anxious hand Tenders its offering of young vows and prayers. The same and not the same, go where I will, The vision beams ! ten thousand shrines, all one. Dear fertile soil ! what foreign culture bears Such fruit ? And I through distant climes may run My weary round, yet miss thy likeness still.
Page 218 - Her Majesty the Queen and their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales sent representatives to follow the coffin.
Page 241 - Harrison then and there instantly died: And so the jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do say, that the said...
Page 233 - Lord Charles by the grace of God of England Scotland ffrance and Ireland King defender of the ffaith and Anno Dni. 1681. Sealed and delivered in the presence of ELIZABETH MILTON.
Page 241 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Page 18 - Once a year, as late as 1882, one of the fishermen, as representative of Edric, took his place beside the Prior, and brought in a salmon for St. Peter. It was carried in state through the middle of the Refectory. The Prior and the whole fraternity rose as it passed up to the high table, and then the fisherman received ale and bread from the cellarer in return for the fish's tail.1 The little Church or Chapel of St.
Page 18 - For yourself, go out into the river ; you will catch a plentiful supply of fish, whereof the larger part shall be salmon. This I have granted on two conditions — first, that you never fish again on Sundays; secondly, that you pay a tithe of them to the Abbey of Westminster.
Page 166 - It pleased God to dissipate the cloud, and help him to discern the uprightness of his heart with satisfaction " ; and that not long before he died, he said : " He could now as easily die as shut his eyes," adding, " Here am I, longing to be silent in the dust, and to enjoy Christ in glory.

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