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Reminiscences of Old Sheffield: Its Streets and Its People
Robert Eadon Leader
No preview available - 2009
Reminiscences of Old Sheffield: Its Streets and Its People (Classic Reprint)
Robert Eadon Leader
No preview available - 2015
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Page 64 - Lift up your heads, 0 ye gates: and be ye lift up ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
Page 307 - ONE prayer I have, — all prayers in one, When I am wholly thine ; Thy will, my God, thy will be done, And let that will be mine.
Page 7 - Without calling in question the names or characters of some of his principal supporters, who ought to act differently, suffice it to say, that this prosecution is carried on chiefly with a view of putting a stop to the meetings of the associated clubs in Sheffield ; and it is hoped that if we are fortunate enough to succeed in convicting the prisoner, it will go a great way towards curbing the insolence they have uniformly manifested, and particularly since the late acquittals.
Page 133 - ... there is a touch of the poetic in all he does or suffers. If he opens his snuff-box to a stranger, he spills the snuff of course; and he gets on best when he stumbles. His mother thinks he has some resemblance to me. 'My son Benjamin, unwarned by his father's losses, is carrying on a steel trade at Sheffield in my old premises, where (as he thinks, poor fellow! for he is a greater hoper) he has some prospect; in any other country he would already have made an independency. He endures privations...
Page 349 - The arm that used to take your arm Is took to Dr. Vyse ; And both my legs are gone to walk The hospital at Guy's.
Page 300 - Bennet was born at Sheffield, on the 4th of December, 1775. In reference to his family descent, a surviving relative has well adapted the language of St. Paul to Timothy, ('2nd. epist. i. 5,) " I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith which dwelt first in thy grandmother (Hannah,) and thy mother (Frances,) and I am persuaded that in thee also.
Page 133 - My establishment is illustrious for a St Bernard dog, and a Welsh pony, the observed of all observers, which, in its green old age of twenty years, draws a small gig, both untaxed. I also run my only Sheffield carriage, tinwheelbarrow, besides a pony cart ; and I have set up a grindstone.
Page 133 - ... observers, which, in its green old age of twenty years, draws a small gig, both untaxed. I also run my only Sheffield carriage, the wheelbarrow, besides a pony cart ; and I have set up a grindstone. Conceive of me, then, possessed of a mare, gig, and harness, which, with repairs, cost altogether £8, 10s. ; a dog almost as big as the mare, and much wiser than his master; a pony cart ; a wheelbarrow ; and a grindstone — and...